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Queen's In The News Friday, September 14, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
City-TV: The Prime Minister weighs in on Doug Ford’s plan to invoke the notwithstanding clause
Dr. Brock discusses the fine points of the clause and how it could potentially be used.
Gurd, Brendon
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Globe and Mail: Speaking while exercising? Not if you want to get fitter
Dr. Gurd explains the ‘Talk Test’ can determine if everyone is exercising at the same intensity.
Emily LeDuc
  • Arts and Science
  • History
The Conversation: Hotel Mumbai pulls no punches at the Toronto International Film Festival
Ms. LeDuc discusses the film that depicts the Mumbai terror attacks that left 164 people dead.
Rose, Jonathan
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CTV National Network News: Premier Doug Ford defends moves on council-cutting plan
Dr. Rose says Canadians consistently rank the charter as one their most prized institutions and some may conclude the premier is against it.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, September 13, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Mulligan, Ryan
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Civil Engineering
CKNW-Vancouver: Hurricane Florence is set to make landfall
Dr. Mulligan says this hurricane could be devastating for North and South Carolina (12 minute mark).
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
The Agenda with Steven Paikin, TVO: A heated legal climate in energy
Professor Pardy says the Ontario government's decisions on energy and the environment have left a few whopping legal questions.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
Huffington Post: 'Famous Fingers' campaign prods men to get tested for prostate cancer
Professor Wong says that if Prostate Cancer Canada's strategy was to increase the pool of people who are willing to be checked for prostate cancer, this message could obscure more critical issues.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Maclean's Magazine: Why Doug Ford went straight to the ‘nuclear option’ on Toronto city council
Kathy Brock says that given one of the clear indications of voter disillusionment is governments coming in and not doing as they said, Doug Ford will likely retain his base after using the notwithstanding clause.
Donald, Betsy
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
National Post: Canada left behind as ride-hailing services go global
Betsy Donald's co-authored piece for The Conversation about Canada's need to lead in the global race for better mobility appeared in the National Post.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Radio: Researchers use 'HydroBall' technology to chart Arctic waters missing on maps
Ed Struzik joined CBC's The Current to discuss how climate change is affecting the Arctic.
Galen Watts
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
National Post: Self-help in the 'age of responsibility' denies unequal realities
Galen Watts' piece for The Conversation about how popular 'self-help' philosophy could hinder our approach to public policy appeared in the National Post.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
National Post: 'Famous Fingers' campaign prods men to get tested for prostate cancer
Ken Wong says that if [Prostate Cancer Canada's] strategy was to increase the pool of people who are willing to be checked for prostate cancer, this message could obscure more critical issues. This Canadian Press article ran in 10 other outlets across the country.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
Toronto Star: Will a gun ban work in Toronto
Dr. Leuprecht says the most effective way to contain gun violence is intelligence-led policing.
Skillicorn, David
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
Toronto Star: Will a gun ban work in Toronto
Dr. Skillicorn says the gun ban won’t work because Canada borders the largest weapons market in the world.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
PBS: As ice recedes, the Arctic isn’t prepared for more shipping traffic
Dr. Struzik says the recent accident highlights the risks of shipping in the Arctic. The story also appeared in the Nunatsiaq News.
Viswanathan, Leela
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Winnipeg Free Press: Winnipeggers should seize opportunity to open Portage and Main, the city's 'Confusion Corner for pedestrians'
Dr. Viswanathan lends her voice to the complex conversation about urban planning in Winnipeg.

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Queen's In The News Monday, September 10, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
Toronto Star: Canadian border agency has deported 398 ‘illegal migrants’ out of 32,000
Professor Aiken says she was not surprised by the low number of deportations as the majority of asylum claims by border-crossers are still to be determined by the refugee board.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
CTV National Network News: Proactive and reactive marijuana policies
Dr. Leuprecht comments on the military’s new marijuana policies.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
NPR: Melting Arctic ice creates new waterways and navigational headaches
Dr. Struzik warns the country is not prepared as shipping increases in the Arctic.

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Queen's In The News Friday, September 7, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
The Narwhal: As ice recedes, the Arctic isn’t prepared for more shipping traffic
Dr. Struzik says we are pushing the limits of a new frontier in our northernmost ocean.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, September 6, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Andrew, John S
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
Toronto Star: Will publishing sold data open the door to real estate disrupters
Dr. Andrew says the Toronto Real Estate Board wouldn’t have fought so hard if there wasn’t a lot at stake.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
National Post: What would it look like if Canada banned all handguns
Dr. Leuprecht says he can see more guns starting to come across the border.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
The Calgary Herald: Will Chapter 19 kill NAFTA
Dr. Wolfe says Canadian negotiators should scream and yell and pound the table and say we have to have Chapter 19 – and then give it up for something better.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Andrew, John S
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
Maclean's Magazine: Why buying and selling homes in the GTA is about to get easier
Dr. Andrew says the recent decision by the Supreme Court to release more data will empower home buyers.
Luce-Kapler, Rebecca
  • Education
CBC Radio: Is there a teacher shortage in Ontario,
Radio Canada International: Examining the school teacher shortage in Canada
Dr. Luce-Kapler discusses the teacher shortages in Ontario school boards and the challenges that will arise over the next few years (42 minute mark).
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
The Conversation: As ice recedes, the Arctic isn’t prepared for more shipping traffic
Dr. Struzik warns the country is not prepared as shipping increases in the Arctic.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Murray, Laura
  • Arts and Science
Hamilton Spectator: City of Kingston seeks public input on Sir John A. Macdonald’s legacy
Dr. Murray says Kingston has a lot of work to do to contemplate its relationship to Sir John A. Macdonald.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Radio: Akademik Ioffe offers warning for future voyages
Dr. Stuzik says the passenger ship he was aboard running aground should be a warning to seafarers in a increasingly open Arctic ocean.
Vertegaal, Roel
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
Daily Mail (UK): Researchers reveal radical 'scroll' screen
The Hindu: A rollable tablet that fits in your pocket
PC Magazine: This rollable tablet was inspired by ancient scrolls
The story also appeared in Fortune, Metro UK, Tech Times, MIT Technology Review’s The Download daily email and a number of other international publications.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
National Post: What to watch as Canada looks for a breakthrough in NAFTA talks
Dr. Wolfe discusses what is a good deal for Canada.

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Queen's In The News Friday, August 31, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Holmes, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Maclean's Magazine: What will happen if Trump slaps a 25 per cent tariff on Canadian-made cars?
John Holmes says that if the U.S. applies tariffs to Canadian automobiles it would be a losing scenario for both countries; though Canada would come out as the biggest loser.
Vertegaal, Roel
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
BBC : Tablet bends 'like ancient scroll'
Kingston Herald: Queen’s Human Media Lab Reveals MagicScroll – An iPad in Your Pocket
TechCrunch: Scientists make a touch tablet that rolls and scrolls
Gadgetify.com: MagicScroll: Rollable Touchscreen Tablet with 7.5″ Flexible Display
Roel Vertegaal's MagicScroll 'rollable' tablet was covered by the BBC, TechCrunch, and others.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
CTV National Network News: Denting supply management in NAFTA deal would be 'devastating': Dairy farmers
Robert Wolfe says that the quota under NAFTA means the right to sell a certain amount of milk. But if anybody can sell milk, then that quota that you've spent a lot of money on is worthless. This Canadian Press interview appeared in over 60 outlets across Canada.

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