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Queen's In The News Friday, March 9, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Andrew, John S
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
Yukon News: Analysis: Concerns about property values overblown, experts say
John Andrew says if people think that any use of property is negative, then it probably will be because it’s affecting people’s perceptions of their own property.
George Smith
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: WestJet CEO's sudden departure creates unexpected turbulence for Calgary-based airline
George Smith says the reality of labour negotiations is that neither side gets to choose who is representing or leading the other side.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, March 8, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
Solitary Watch: Court Rulings Against Canada's Use of Solitary Confinement Could Set New Standards for Reform
Lisa Kerr op-ed that says the idea that prisoners retain any legal rights at all while incarcerated is relatively new was quoted by Solitary Watch.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Caitlin Miron
  • Arts and Science
  • Chemistry
Maclean's Magazine: Bill Nye meets another science guy
Global TV National: Trudeau talks innovation with Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’
Caitlin Miron says that while her recent research results showed that it appears possible to 'switch off' cancer cells, she's not interested in boiling her research down to slogans just yet.
von Hlatky, Stefanie
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
opencanada.org: Canada puts its feminist foreign policy to the test
Stefanie von Hlatky says feminist foreign policy means integrating the mentality of gender equality in not only the programming and policy that Canada deploys abroad, but also the actors that are the country’s representatives

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
Canadian Lawyer: Grading Trudeau on justice reform
Lisa Kerr says legislation introduced by the Liberal government to amend the regulations around solitary confinement was a positive start considering, for 30 years, no government has touched it.
McDonald, Arthur
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
Canadian Science Policy Centre: Fundamental Science Priorities in Budget 2018: Evidence-Based Decision-Making
Art McDonald writes that the current Canadian federal government stated that they plan to use evidence-based decision-making and their approach to fundamental science priorities in the 2018 Budget indicate that they are serious about this priority.
Murray, Elspeth
  • Smith School of Business
betakit.com: Today in AI: Queen's University launches AI master's program.
Elspeth Murray says AI is being considered for every function within organizations, from operations to marketing, and customer experience, to finance and forecasting.

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Queen's In The News Monday, March 5, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Rosaleen Hill
  • Arts and Science
  • Art
CBC Online: Queen's art restoration program awarded Mellon grant
Rosaleen Hill says the grant will allow the program to engage with Indigenous knowledge keepers, elders, and other experts both in Canada and abroad.
Lind, Stephanie
  • Arts and Science
  • Dan School of Drama and Music
National Post: Why violence in video games isn't really a problem
Stephanie Lind's piece for The Conversation about the impacts of violent video games appeared in the National Post.
Louis A. Delvoie
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
Kingston Whig-Standard: Reigniting the gun debate
Louis A. Delvoie writes that popular sentiments combined with NRA lobbyists and craven politicians will ensure that gun violence in the U.S. will continue.
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
Globe and Mail: Acadia University investigation of professor intensifies campus free-speech debate
Toronto Star: Acadia University’s probe of controversial professor intensifies free-speech debate
Bruce Pardy says it's important to distinguish between the legal concept of free speech, which is a fundamental constitutional right, and academic freedom. The interview appeared in over 20 outlets.

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Queen's In The News Friday, March 2, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Cook, Douglas
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Division of Neurosurgery
TSN: Players from NHL, junior leagues seeking brain scans without team involvement
Dr. Cook says the technology used to measure the flow of blood through the brain’s millions of blood vessels is new and that his methodology for analyzing the data collected is unique.
Drummond, Don
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: What happens if New Brunswick defaults on its debt?
Professor Drummond says if a province did go bankrupt, Ottawa would have three options; direct financial assistance, a loan or a guarantee of the province's debt.
Harkness, Kathryn
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
The Conversation: Almost half of adults with autism struggle with depression
Dr. Harness says there is clear evidence that depression is highly prevalent in both children and adults with autism.
Lehoux, Daryn
  • Arts and Science
  • Classics
NPR: Creatures born of mud and slime
Dr. Lehoux explains spontaneous generation.
Lind, Stephanie
  • Arts and Science
  • Dan School of Drama and Music
The Conversation: Why violence in video games isn’t really a problem
Dr. Lind says much like a good book or movie provides the framework for a world to give the audience a unique viewpoint, games provide a frame for the imagination, while still remaining firmly fictional.
Skillicorn, David
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
CKWS/Global Kingston: Family and Children’s Services of Lanark, Leeks and Grenville suffered cyberattack,
Dr. Skillicorn says anti-virus and anti-malware software helps, but unfortunately people don’t use those tools often enough.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
CBC Online: Mountain Equipment Co-op to stop selling Vista Outdoor products
Professor Wong says for MEC there really isn't a lot of risk of severing tied with Vista Outdoor. In fact, one would almost argue it's consistent with MEC's brand.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, March 1, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Craig, Wendy
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
CTV National Network News: Raising awareness of bullying
Dr. Craig discusses Pink Shirt Day.
Rosaleen Hill
  • Arts and Science
  • Art
CBC Radio: Conserving and restoring our Indigenous art treasures
Professor Hill discusses how a new grant will help advance the program.
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
National Post: The social justice revolution has taken the law schools
In his op-ed, Professor Pardy discusses the impact ideologies are having on Canadian law.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Baines, Beverley
  • Law
Canadian Bar National Magazine: It’s not about women’s constitutional right to abortion
Professor Baines says at no point is it ever relevant to question whether women have a constitutionally protected Charter right to abortion.
Davidson, Judith
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
  • Health Sciences
Reader's Digest: Eight unexpected reasons why you can’t sleep at night
Dr. Davidson says insomnia can be due to a loss, relationship stress, high stress at work, illness, or pain; the cause may also involve racing thoughts and worries.
Denise Ernst Canadian Lawyer Magazine: Do you have a rehearsed cyberattack response plan?
Ms. Ernst says when it comes to actually reporting a claim to the insurance company, it’s important to know the difference between a breach, an event, and an incident.
Lahey, Kathleen
  • Gender Studies
  • Law
Globe and Mail: Federal budget stresses need for gender equality but offers little cash
Professor Lahey says making the act of paying women less than men for work of equal value illegal would go a long way toward achieving gender equality in the workplace.
Rose, Jonathan
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CBC Radio: Could a ranked ballot system work?
Dr. Rose discusses the idea of a ranked system.
Thomas, Tandy
  • Smith School of Business
Huffington Post: Businesses sever ties with NRA in wake of Florida shooting,
Dr. Thomas says consumers are no longer interested in helping companies that don't share their values.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
Global TV National
Professor Wong discusses changes to how businesses are doing business.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
Law Times: Time for archaic Divorce Act to be updated
Professor Bala says now is the time for a major overhaul.
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
CBC Radio: The debate over paying Canadians for plasma
On CBC's The Sunday Edition, Dr. Duffin discusses the ethics behind paid plasma clinics.
Nicaso, Antonio
  • Arts and Science
  • Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Vice Canada: A mafia acquittal is the latest loss for Quebec law enforcement
Dr. Nicaso says the constant thwarting of high profile cases is symptomatic of a deeper malaise within Canada’s overall strategy in fighting organized crime.

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Queen's In The News Monday, February 26, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Collins, Jeffrey
  • Arts and Science
  • History
Wall St. Journal : Review of ‘The Fatal Discord of Luther and Erasmus’
Dr. Collins discusses two enduring traditions of European thought.
Davidson, Judith
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
  • Health Sciences
Globe and Mail: Pros, cons of six online aids for coping with sleep loss in move to daylight savings time
Dr. Davidson discusses the merits of weighted sleeping blankets.
Louis A. Delvoie
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
Kingston Whig-Standard: President Trump is on the rampage
Dr. Delvoie says that rather than making friends and influencing people, Trump seems bent on alienating as many people and countries as he possibly can.

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