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Queen's In The News Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Lisa F. Carver
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
National Post: Turning your health data into a 'wellness score' might not be good for you
Lisa Carver's piece for The Conversation about how health tracking technology may affect us in the future appeared in the National Post.
Chivers, Meredith
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
Detroit Metro Times: Dan Savage: Après Pill, Le Déluge
Meredith Chivers says that it is difficult to say what is and isn't normal when it comes to the effects of hormonal contraception (HC) on women's sexual interest, as research has not specifically examined this question.
Cockfield, Arthur
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: Surveillance, data control concerns persist as Sidewalk Labs’ smart city development takes next step
Arthur Cockfield says he doesn’t think that the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) will be relevant to the Sidewalk Toronto plan as the company is constructing a community that will have some kind of user agreement for residents.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Abray, Tim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CBC Radio: Ontario Morning
Tim Abray spoke to CBC's Ontario Morning about the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party starting 'Ontario News Now" - the party's own 'news' channel. (Interview starts at 11:14).
Lahey, Kathleen
  • Gender Studies
  • Law
CBC Radio: Ontario Morning
Kathleen Lahey spoke to CBC's Ontario Morning about a Canadian Press report that women are falling further behind in corporate leadership roles. (Interview starts at 13:30).

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Queen's In The News Friday, August 3, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Ontario launching constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax plan
ctvnews.ca: Ford government launching constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax plan
Kathy Brock says that the Supreme Court has emphasized in recent cases the need for federal and provincial cooperation. Her comments appeared in over 35 outlets.
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
Global News: EpiPen shortage may drag into next year: Health Canada
Jacalyn Duffin says that having only one epinephrine supplier is a serious issue.
Gail Henderson
  • Law
Toronto Star: They thought they were saving for their kids’ education but were shocked to learn their money was gone
Gail Henderson says that there is a question for the regulator whether the approach taken to enforcement in dealing with these plans has been enough. (Subscription).
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
National Post: Neil Sedaka's 1975 song revived for anti-immigrant era
The Conversation: Neil Sedaka’s 1975 song revived for anti-immigrant era
Robert Morrison says that in Neil Sedaka's song “The Immigrant” speaks out on one of the most controversial issues in all of American history and champions a vision of the country that prizes compassion and diversity.
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
Toronto Star: Mall is wrong about use of captured images
David Murakami Wood says that shopping malls do not need consent to monitor customers because shopping malls are considered private spaces.
Korey Pasch
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Kingston Whig-Standard: Smith family at a loss
Korey Pasch says that most large insurance companies look to protect themselves and their interests first, despite what their commercials and advertisements claim.
Rose, Jonathan
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CBC Online: How Doug Ford can use taxpayers' dollars to fund Ontario News Now
Jonathan Rose says that this is an area that regulatory capacity hasn't caught up to, so there's this big vacuum about how we think about, how we regulate and how we control partisan communication by government that falls outside of traditional channels.
Schuklenk, Udo
  • Arts and Science
  • Philosophy
Business Insider: DNA-testing company 23andMe signed a $300 million deal with a drug giant. Here are the other private ‘third parties’ that genetics companies share your data with.
Udo Schklenk says that the very setup of this venture suggests that its initiators are not quite serious about 23andMe's customers' informed consent.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
NewsTalk 680: Anthony Bourdain shines light on fate of loyalty program rewards after death
Ken Wong says that passing along loyalty points is going to be a more common consideration as baby boomers start to age and consider death.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, August 2, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
National Post, Financial Post: Kevin Libin: Ford’s Ontario is only ‘closed for business’ to businesses hosing Ontario
Bruce Pardy says legislative supremacy is a central feature of the Canadian system of government — meaning voters have more power than contracts.
Rose, Jonathan
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CBC Online: 'It's not news': Doug Ford's Ontario News Now attempts to muzzle media, experts say
Jonathan Rose says having a separate news channel corrodes the function of the democratic media, because it assumes that the media isn't able to fulfill the function that is assigned to them.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Lahey, Kathleen
  • Gender Studies
  • Law
National Post: Gender gap in unpaid labour means women work 'double shift,' experts say
Kathleen Lahey says that without adequate government-supplied care, women are diverted away from work by children early in their careers, and as they near retirement, are increasingly tasked with looking after aging relatives.
Lyon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
  • Law
Ottawa Citizen: The surveillance society
David Lyon says that even if cameras surveillance did make a difference it would be forensic, after a criminal event, rather than preventative.
Power, Elaine
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Globe and Mail: Ontario PCs roll back Liberal-era social assistance changes
Elaine Power says that it’s appalling that Ontario's government wouldn’t see the basic income pilot project through.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
People's World: The world burns as global warming crisis explodes
Ed Struzik says that the fires in northern Sweden demonstrate that no place, including the circumpolar Arctic, is immune to the future effects of fire.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Sara Greco
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Centres
National Post: The erosion of American diplomacy
Sara Greco's piece for The Conversation on the relationship between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin appeared in the National Post.
Vassili Schedrin
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Jewish Studies
Canadian Jewish News: The roots of Russian anti-Semitism
Vassili Schedrin says that though the prejudice against Jews has been around for centuries, the term “anti-Semitism” only became popular in 1879, when it was coined by German agitator Wilhelm Marr.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
Le Devoir : Forest fires, a growing threat (French)
Edward Struzik says the Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world.

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Queen's In The News Monday, July 30, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Sara Greco
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Centres
The Conversation: The erosion of American diplomacy
Sara Greco says that Donald Trump's recent meeting with Vladimir Putin shows just how much soft power matters.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Odds of stanching illegal handgun flow low for police and lawmakers
National Post: Who's in charge? Records reveal ‘tug of war’ between RCMP and Canada Border Services Agency
Christian Leuprecht says Canada is good at going after lower-level targets contributing to violence but not great at looking at the transnational networks.
Schuklenk, Udo
  • Arts and Science
  • Philosophy
CKNW-Vancouver: 23andMe partners with big pharma to use customer DNA for drug research
Udo Schuklenk spoke to CKNW's Simi Sara Show about the ethics behind a partnership between 23andMe and drug company GlaxoSmithKline to share customer DNA for pharmaceutical research.
Smith, Geoffrey S
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Kingston Whig-Standard: The curious relationship between Trump and Putin
Geoff Smith wrote for the Whig-Standard about the relationship between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Radio: 'We ain't seen anything yet': Even the Arctic is burning as wildfires rage around the world
Ed Struzik says some of the biggest fires that we've seen worldwide now are occurring in the subarctic and now even in the high Arctic areas.

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Queen's In The News Friday, July 27, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Janice Hill
  • Centres
CKWS/Global Kingston: Queen’s University announced its newest program called Mohawk Language and Culture
Ms. Hill explains the newly-announced language program.
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
Toronto Star: Directories at Cadillac Fairview malls have cameras inside
Dr. Murakami Wood says that because shopping malls are considered private spaces, they don’t need consent to monitor customers (subscription).
Diane Orihel
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
  • School of Environmental Studies
CBC Online: The dangers of blue-green algae: what you need to know
Dr. Orihel says the blue-green algae forms a soap-like layer on the water’s surface.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, July 26, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Stephanie Chouinard
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for the Study of Democracy and Diversity
La Presse: Preventive measures to reduce violence
In her op-ed Dr. Chouinard talks about the increase in shootings in Toronto.
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Globe and Mail: Montreal’s sprawl is shocking urban planners
Dr. Gordon says Montreal is continuing to sprawl and huge tracts of housing are being built.
Cook, Douglas
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Division of Neurosurgery
mykawartha.com: Dunsford native recognized for stroke research
Dr. Cook says the exciting part is the notion that we’re beginning to translate some of the work we’re doing into treatment.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Gordon Boyd
  • Health Sciences
  • Critical Care Medicine Program
MedicalXpress: Intriguing insights into the kidney-brain connection
Dr. Boyd says the research could change the way kidney disease is assessed and treated in the future.
Gerrits, Bailey
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CBC Radio: Statistics show an increase in the reporting of sexual assault crimes against women
Ms. Gerrits says this is only a small snapshot of what’s happening. She appeared on 10 other CBC radio stations across Canada.
Houchang Hassan-Yari
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
New York Times: Should we be anticipating war with Iran?
Dr. Hassan-Yari says a regime that for 40 years has said ‘Death to America’ cannot, in the context of President Trump’s aggressive policies, back down.

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