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Queen's In The News Monday, October 29, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
globalnews.ca: 100 years ago, the Spanish flu killed millions. Could it happen again?
Dr. Evans says the 1918 flu virus was unique, but new flu viruses are created all the time.
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
CBC Radio: What role should victim impact statements play in Canadian courts?
Dr. Kerr says we shouldn't assume victim impact statements will be cathartic or healing.
Robert Way
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Globe and Mail: At the edge of Canada, climate change brings ‘ecological grief’ to Labrador Inuit
Dr. Way says there was an overwhelming sense of distress up and down the coast as air temperatures remained 8 to 10 degrees above normal.

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Queen's In The News Friday, October 26, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Johri, Amer
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
Kingston Whig-Standard: Kingston researcher helps develop national guidelines for screening athletes' hearts
Dr. Johri develops new guidelines focused on high-performance athletes.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Global TV : NATO launches largest military exercise since end of Cold War
CJAD 800 (Montreal talk radio): Bombs delivered to prominent members of society in the United States
Dr. Leuprecht discusses the security angle and how authorities will find a suspect. He also commented on the new training exercise.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, October 25, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: Judge erred in dismissing Indigenous man’s constitutional claim on child support
Professor Bala says the court delivered a mixed message in its decision.
Robert Campbell
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Ophthalmology
Reuters : Surgeon age doesn't affect cataract surgery outcomes
Dr. Campbell says We're reliant on late-career surgeons to provide a large portion of surgical care. Understanding how that affects quality of care is very important. The story also appeared in a number of other online news sites.
Lamp, Nicolas
  • Law
CBC Online: Canada hosts trade reform talks without the United States
Professor Lamp says he doesn’t think the US is interested in a solution.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
The Conversation: Soot-filled rivers mark the need for a national wildfire strategy
Dr. Struzik says in his op-ed the take-home message for the decision makers who will consider it is that we are not prepared for the future of wildfire in this country. The op-ed also appeared in the National Post and The Weather Network.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Rose, Jonathan
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CKWS/Global Kingston: Online voting in 51 Ontario municipalities marred by election-day ‘system load issue’
CBC Radio: Analyzing the election results
Dr. Rose says a real concern moving forward is not knowing how many people gave up on voting as a result of the technical problems across the province. Dr. Rose also appeared on Ontario Morning talking about the election results.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
Globe and Mail: Eight pressing questions for the cannabis industry
Professor Wong says that as the consumer market expands and more products hit store shelves, customers will probably start to seek out more unusual strains of cannabis.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Christopher Deluca
  • Education
National Post: Educators must commit now to tackle grade inflation
Dr. DeLuca discusses the issues with grade inflation.
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Globe and Mail: Canadians love living in the suburbs, so why aren’t we building more of them?
Dr. Gordon says the suburbs have a sustainability problem.
Levine-Rasky, Cynthia
  • Arts and Science
  • Gender Studies
  • Sociology
  • Education
Toronto Star: Banning Steve Bannon is good for democracy
In her op-ed Dr. Levine-Rasky says Steve Bannon to speak in Toronto at the Munk Lecture should be rescinded.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Toronto Star: Should police have to abstain from cannabis consumption for 28 days
In his op-ed Dr. Leuprecht says it’s reasonable to hold police to a higher standard regarding cannabis consumption.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: How USMCA will affect one Canadian food truck maker
Dr. Wolfe says the rules for exporting have not really changed.

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Queen's In The News Monday, October 22, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Amelia Cox
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
Science Daily: Getting to the root of long-term tree swallow declines
Cox says unfavorable weather conditions and declines in insect availability could be the issue.
Christopher Deluca
  • Education
The Conversation: Educators must commit now to tackle grade inflation
Dr. DeLuca discusses the issues with grade inflation.
Gregory, Allan
  • Arts and Science
  • Economics
The Financial Pipeline: Should you invest in pot stocks?
Dr. Gregory says these are not blue chip stocks – these come with warning labels.
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Globe and Mail: City elections are about the small stuff – and the big stuff, too
The article includes information regarding Dr. Gordon's research into suburban growth.
Johri, Amer
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
CTV National Network News: A new screening program is hoping to help identify potential cardiovascular risks among athletes and young people
Dr. Johri is testing a new program for screening of young, competitive athletes for heart conditions.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Roy Green Syndicated Radio Show: Investigation continues into killing of Jamal Khashoggi
Dr. Leuprecht discusses the ongoing investigation.
Nicholas Preobrazenski
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Radio Canada International: The talking test will lead to better exercise results
Preobrazenski says working at peak efficiency will improve training results.

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Queen's In The News Friday, October 19, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Airton, Lee
  • Education
ctvnews.ca: What to say and what to do in the new gender culture
Lee Airton spoke to CTV's Your Morning about their new book "Gender: Your Guide".
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
Globe and Mail: If implemented properly, new bill may end solitary confinement in Canada
Lisa Kerr writes in the Globe & Mail about a new federal bill being promoted that could put an end to solitary confinement in Canada's prisons.
Moore, Kieran
  • School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
Ottawa Citizen: Queen's University group leads new $4M Lyme disease research project
Kieran Moore says data will be collected from patients in hot spots for tick bites and Lyme disease in Canada, including southeastern Ontario.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, October 18, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Davies, Gregory
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
ctvnews.ca: New exercise guideline issued for pregnant women
Gregory Davies says that not only is exercise safe during pregnancy, but it actually makes pregnancy outcomes better.
Moore, Kieran
  • School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
Kingston Whig-Standard: Queen's University to lead research into Lyme disease
CBC Online: Kingston doctor leading fight against Lyme disease
Kieran Moore says that the new research network will follow patients who get Lyme disease, from their initial diagnosis all the way through for the first two years after their diagnosis and treatment. The story was also the first story in this morning's Academica Top 10 email.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
Kingston Whig-Standard: Feihe plant key issue in trade talks, ambassador says
Robert Wolfe says that the U.S. dairy industry thinks that the Canadian milk exports are subsidized and doesn’t want to be competing against Canadian milk exports on world markets.
Andrew, John S
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
CBC Radio
John Andrew spoke to CBC Radio 1 about Zillow - a large, US-based real estate website now available in Canada. (No link available).

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Oyedeji Ayonrinde
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
Ottawa Citizen: Haute Cuisine: Restaurants eager but cautious about cannabis-infused menus
Huffington Post: Everything You Need To Know About Weed (But Were Too Afraid To Ask)
Oyedeji Ayonrinde recommends that new cannabis users should select a strain with less than 20 per cent THC. He also says that restaurants looking to use cannabis in cuisine have to be aware of the delayed onset of edibles’ effects.
Moore, Kieran
  • School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
CBC Radio: CBC's Ontario Morning
Kieran Moore discusses recent federal funding for a new Lyme disease network he leads. (Interview at 2:53).
Pliniussen, John-Kurt
  • Smith School of Business
France 24: Canada braces for cannabis gold rush
Yahoo! Canada: Canada braces for cannabis gold rush
John-Kurt Pliniussen predicts a bump in tourism worth several billion dollars, citing Amsterdam and a handful of US states where pot is legal as examples.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Oyedeji Ayonrinde
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
National Post: 'Start low, go slow': Experts walk bud beginners through cannabis 101
CTV National Network News: New to cannabis? Experts walk bud beginners through achieving their best buzz
Oyedeji Ayonrinde says cannabis consists of hundreds of chemical substances, more than 100 of which are known as cannabinoids, which act on receptors in the body to alter a range of physiological processes. His Canadian Press interview appeared in over 10 outlets.
Gauvin Alexander Bailey
  • Arts and Science
  • Art
CNN: Sotheby's 'Midas Touch' auction to include a gold Ferrari
Gauvin Bailey says that gold inspires people to dream of escape, but it also inspires resentment and outrage.
Cramm, Heidi
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • School of Rehabilitation Therapy
Canadian Military Family Magazine: Studies on military personnel, veterans, and military families to be presented at Forum 2018
Heidi Cramm says that the annual CIMVHR Forum is a place that we can see the research from both the government and the academic realms and how they work in partnership.
Eleftherious (Terry) Soleas
  • Education
National Post: True 'innovation' generates ideas, not wealth
The Conversation: True ‘innovation’ generates ideas, not wealth
Eleftherious Soleas says that it is about time we started loudly and proudly treating innovation as interdisciplinary and of value if it improves humanity without making a cent.

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