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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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Queen's In The News Friday, February 23, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
Globe and Mail: Opposition, advocates say Liberals need to step in and fix asylum system
Professor Aiken says no action on the designated countries of origin policy and a "stay the course" approach as asylum seekers have surged across the border raises questions about the Liberal's asylum policy. The comments appeared in 30 newspapers across Canada.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, February 22, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Veldon Coburn
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
OurWindsor.ca: Post Colten Boushie verdict, is Twitter taking sides
PhD candidate Veldon Coburn commented on being banned from Twitter for comments on the Colten Boushie verdict. The story also appeared in the Toronto Sun.
Jennifer Turnnidge
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Maclean's Magazine: A women’s hockey juggernaut, brought to you by small cities and towns
Dr. Turnnidge says we need to figure out how to re-create whatever makes smaller cities so successful in cultivating elite athletes.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Veldon Coburn
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Toronto Star: The aftermath of Gerald Stanley's acquittal in the death of Colten Boushie played out on social media
Ottawa Citizen: Ottawa-area activists face online threats in Twitter war over Stanley fundraiser
PhD candidate Veldon Coburn commented on being banned from Twitter for comments on the Colten Boushie verdict.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Chan, Yolande
  • Smith School of Business
Globe and Mail: What to do when your company reaches the size tipping point
Dr. Chan says there's a difference in what you can do from when you're a small business, when you double your size to 150 people.
Vertegaal, Roel
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
Wired Magazine: The future of phones is folding
Dr. Vertegaal explains flexible phone are built to withstand pressure, they are built to curve in your pocket, and they are lighter.
Galen Watts
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
Winnipeg Free Press: Human rights over religion for millennials
In his op-ed, PhD candidate Galen Watts says Canada is increasingly moving towards a secular culture.

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Queen's In The News Friday, February 16, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Graham, C Nicholas
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
CKWS/Global Kingston: Kingston store aims to attract virtual reality gaming enthusiasts
Nicholas Graham says that even though virtual reality technology has been around in some form or another for decades, it's still very much in its infancy.
Ahmed Mian
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
Globe and Mail: Common misconceptions about the flu, and why you should get the shot
Ahmed Mian says that influenza is taking a higher-than-usual toll on children in Canada so far this year.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, February 15, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
National Post: Stakes are high for Mulroney at Ontario Tory leadership debate: experts
ctvnews.ca: Stakes are high for Mulroney at Ontario Tory leadership debate: experts
Global News: Stakes are high for Caroline Mulroney at Ontario Tory leadership debate: experts
Kathy Brock says that the carbon tax will likely emerge as a key issue in the PC leadership debate. Her comments appeared in the National Post, CTV News, Global News, and over ten other outlets across the country.
Vertegaal, Roel
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
phys.org: New technology combines LEGO bricks and drones
New Atlas: Fleets of mini-drones form airborne Lego creations in flight
Roel Vertegaal says this technology has the potential to take experiential learning to an entirely new level.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
Toronto Star: McDonald’s to roll out healthier Happy Meals menu
Hamilton Spectator: McDonald's slims down Happy Meal by banishing cheeseburgers
Ken Wong says it's not a coincidence that McDonald's is sprucing up the Happy Meal image now.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Louise de Lannoy
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Kingston Herald: Shorter fitness test accurately predicts risk of mortality
Ms. Lannoy says test can help predict the risk of premature death.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Sean Cleary
  • Smith School of Business
Globe and Mail: How should investors handle the choppy ride?
Sean Cleary says there are a lot of positives in the U.S. economy, but the question is whether these positives have already been factored into the markets.

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