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Queen's In The News Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Martin Hand
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
New York Times: How Google Photos became a perfect jukebox for our memories
Dr. Hand says with the invention of the smartphone, there was nothing that humans did, absolutely nothing, that they didn’t also make an image of.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Seitz, Dallas
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
CBC Radio: Not enough consideration is given to helping people with mental problems that may follow a traumatic injury
Dr. Seitz discusses his new study co-authored by Queen’s researcher Chris Evans.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Toronto Star: China’s silent invasion of Western universities
In his op-ed Dr. Leuprecht says Canada needs to follow the lead of the United States in banning some companies from sensitive projects.

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Queen's In The News Monday, November 12, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Barrett, Matthew
  • Arts and Science
  • History
Globe and Mail: Trudeau visits Vimy ahead of world leaders gathering to mark historic armistice
Barrett says a lesson world leaders have learned from the First World War is how a regional dispute can spiral into a broader, global conflict. Over 30 other outlets also picked up the story, including the Huffington Post.
Cook, Douglas
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Division of Neurosurgery
Yahoo! Canada: Hand-held brain scanner shows promise
Dr. Cook says the device is cheaper than CT scanners and could be available anywhere, including hockey rinks or sports fields.
Christopher Evans
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
Globe and Mail: Canadian study finds major traumatic injury increases risk of mental-health diagnoses, suicide
Dr. Evans says anyone involved in the acute management of these patients needs to be thinking about mental health as importantly as we think about the physical injuries that someone has suffered.
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: Order to stop Keystone XL construction shows urgent need to get Canadian oil to new markets
Dr. Mabee says it's a project that has been fraught with delay over the last five, six, seven years now. It is something that the company probably anticipated. The story also appeared on Yahoo Canada.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Airton, Lee
  • Education
Huffington Post: Non-binary author wants to talk about gender
Dr. Airton says gender stereotypes hurt everyone.
Lisa F. Carver
  • Arts and Science
CBC Radio: Tony Clement crossed a line
Dr. Carver says politicians can have a cognitive dissonance, and we hold them to a higher standard of judgement and behaviour because of the power they hold.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Archer, Stephen
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
The Conversation: How the opioid crisis is disrupting hospital care
Dr. Archer says the misuse of these powerful narcotics is leading to an epidemic of addiction and death. The op-ed also appeared in the National Post.
Barrett, Matthew
  • Arts and Science
  • History
Globe and Mail: New brew, students honour those who fought in the often-forgotten Battle of Hill 70
Barrett says as public historians we have a strong interest in making our research accessible to a broad audience, which conventional academic works do not always reach.
Nossal, Kim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
New York Times: Midterm results leave Canadians wary over fate of trade agreement
Dr. Nossal says we’re going to see a reintroduction of uncertainty surrounding trade.
Christopher Smith
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
The Conversation: How the opioid crisis is disrupting hospital care
Dr. Smith says some hospitalized patients are engaging in extreme behaviours that disrupt the care of others and put patients and staff at risk. The op-ed also appeared in the National Post.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
globalnews.ca: These U.S. states were hit hard by Canadian tariffs. Here’s how they voted in the midterms
Dr. Wolfe says if the things your company produces were being bought by Canadians, and now Canadians aren’t buying it, you’re going to feel that.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Airton, Lee
  • Education
Newstalk 1130: The proper use of pronouns
Dr. Airton discusses gender and the best way to approach it.
Lisa F. Carver
  • Arts and Science
The Conversation: Trump’s efforts to redefine gender and sex
Dr. Carver discusses Donald Trump’s White House trying to amend Title IX to define sex as immutable. The op-ed also appeared in the National Post.
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
National Post: Experts say Ottawa Senators Uber video raises privacy concerns
Dr. Murakami Wood says the legal matters around privacy should be treated separately from the ethical considerations put on display in the Senators video. The story also appeared in the Toronto Star, Yahoo Canada, and a number of other Canadian Press publications.
Nossal, Kim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: Trump's trade policies could survive Democratic victory
Dr. Nossal says even a weakened Trump remains a formidable nemesis.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
globalnews.ca: Midterm election results could put the USMCA in jeopardy, which isn’t good for Canada
Dr. Wolfe says a Democratic House introduces the possibility of newly powerful Democratic representatives voting against ratifying the USMCA.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Cook, Douglas
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Division of Neurosurgery
CBC Radio: Brain hemorrhages in the elderly may be mistaken for dementia
Dr. Cook says a new hand-held scanner might help doctors identify brain bleeds quicker.
Martin, Paul
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
Ottawa Citizen: Birds fight it out for food and shelter in big cities
Dr. Martin says development is leading to the intensifying of competition between birds. The story appeared in a number of other Canadian Press publications including the National Post.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Craig, Wendy
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
Sydney Morning Herald: Sexting now viewed as social norm among teenagers
Dr. Craig says there is a debate around sexting being a problem.
Davidson, Judith
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
  • Health Sciences
globalnews.ca: Like clockwork, most of the country continues the folly of Daylight Saving Time
Dr. Davidson explains the effects of the annual event.
Louis A. Delvoie
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
Kingston Whig-Standard: President Trump and the Middle East
Professor Delvoie says he’s amazed and confused by President Trump’s policies.
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
Forbes: Accelerating the future of privacy through Smartdata agents
Dr. Pardy says Smartdata proposes to transform the privacy landscape.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
McDonald, Arthur
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
Globe and Mail: Nobel laureate, Canadian universities warn of setback for chip researchers if Ottawa cuts funding,
Dr. McDonald says cutting funding to CMC Microsystems is short sighted in the extreme.

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