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Queen's In The News Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
CBC Radio: New changes have been proposed to Canadian family-law legislation
Professor Bala discusses the impending changes to the law.
Daniel Krupp
  • Arts and Science
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Psychology
The Conversation: How competition fuels inequality and conflict
Dr. Krupp talks about inequality being the best predictor of conflict.
Maur, Mary-Jo
  • Law
CTV National Network News: New changes have been proposed to Canadian family-law legislation
Professor Maur talks about improved child support enforcement and catering to the well-being of impacted children.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Jeffrey Masuda
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
The Tyee: The Allure of East Van’s Gritty Goods
Jeffrey Masuda says neighbourhood brands are not necessarily a good or bad thing, but rather is a question of whose purposes are served.
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
ctvnews.ca: Experts concerned about global rise of facial recognition technology
David Murakami Wood was interviewed by the Canadian Press about the reliability of facial recognition technology. His comments appeared in over thirty outlets including CTV and the National Post.
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
National Post, Financial Post: Let the Paris climate deal die. It was never good for anything, anyway
Bruce Pardy's op-ed for the Financial Post says that the Paris agreement is a climate fairy tale - and instead has always been more about money and politics than the environment.
Simpson, Christopher
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
Global News: COMMENTARY: Having a ‘national seniors strategy’ could ease wait time crisis
Chris Simpson's piece for The Conversation about wait times in the Canadian health system appeared on Global News.

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Queen's In The News Friday, May 18, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
OurWindsor.ca: The 19th century book that spawned the opioid crisis
Dr. Morrison says Thomas De Quincey’s Confessions transformed perceptions of opium and mapped several crucial areas of drug experience that still provoke intense debate today.
Simpson, Christopher
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
Mississauga News: How to solve Canada’s wait time problem
In his op-ed, Dr. Simpson says Canadians are fed up with long wait times for health care services.
Wolfrom, Brent
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
globalnews.ca: Canadian military recruiting doctors who need to complete medical residencies
Dr. Wolfrom says the Canadian Forces need doctors and new doctors need to do their residencies.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, May 17, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
National Post: The 19th century book that spawned the opioid crisis
Dr. Morrison says Thomas De Quincey’s Confessions transformed perceptions of opium and mapped several crucial areas of drug experience that still provoke intense debate today.
Muscedere, John
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
Hamilton Spectator: Senior's strategy must address issues of aging
In his op-ed, Dr. Muscedere says changing demographics are causing strains in Canada’s health and social care supports. The op-ed also appeared in the Guelph Mercury, Waterloo Region Record, and the Niagara Falls Review.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Dubey, Shailesh
  • Smith School of Business
Globe and Mail: Harbour Air transports its business model to coastal cities beyond B.C.
Professor Dubey says the airline industry is heavily regulated around the world.
Jason Kelly
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Religion
CBC Online: Were humans meant to be recycled?
Dr. Kelly says it’s difficult for us to re-imagine our traditions.
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
The Conversation: The 19th century book that spawned the opioid crisis
Dr. Morrison says Thomas De Quincey’s Confessions transformed perceptions of opium and mapped several crucial areas of drug experience that still provoke intense debate today.
Naaman, Dorit
  • Arts and Science
  • Film and Media
National Post: Lessons for the future from Jerusalem's Palestinian past
In her op-ed, Dr. Naaman says if Israelis do not face the past and remedy the wrongs, they will have no future.
George Smith
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Yahoo! Canada: Air Canada gives WestJet a taste of its own medicine
Professor Smith says Air Canada will upgrade capacity and divert planes from lower-paying routes to capitalize on WestJet’s problems.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Driver, Helen
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
CBC Radio: What are the dangers facing seniors with obstructive sleep apnea
Dr. Driver appeared on 11 CBC stations across Canada to discusses the medical challenges.
Muscedere, John
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
Winnipeg Free Press: Senior's strategy must address issues of aging
In his op-ed, Dr. Muscedere says changing demographics are causing strains in Canada’s health and social care supports.
Naaman, Dorit
  • Arts and Science
  • Film and Media
Halifax Chronicle-Herald: Reimagining Jerusalem 70 years after the Nakba
In her op-ed, Dr. Naaman says if Israelis do not face the past and remedy their wrongs, they will have no future.
Skillicorn, David
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
CBC Radio: The Town of Wasaga Beach is facing a hacking crisis
Dr. Skillicorn discusses the hack and the ransom paid to recover some of the data.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
CTV National Network News: What is the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement
Dr. Wolfe discusses NAFTA and the next steps.

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Queen's In The News Monday, May 14, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Barling, Julian
  • Smith School of Business
Yahoo! Canada: Your social status could be more important in your marriage than you think
Professor Barling says his recent study showed that women whose husbands did not have the same socio-economic status levels as theirs experienced embarrassment and resentment. They were also less happy in their marriage.
Louis A. Delvoie
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
Kingston Whig-Standard: The ascent of women
In his op-ed, Dr. Delvoie says in the 100 years since women were given the right to vote by the British Parliament, much has taken place to change the status and role of women in the western world and beyond.
Houchang Hassan-Yari
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
NewsTalk 770 (Calgary): Understanding the Iran deal
Dr. Hassan-Yari discusses the Iran nuclear deal with Gord Gillies.
Jones, Jessica
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
Toronto Star: Inside the life of Alek Minassian
Dr. Jones says that while people on the autism spectrum are no more likely to commit violent crimes than anyone else, they are, generally, more vulnerable to influence.
Naaman, Dorit
  • Arts and Science
  • Film and Media
The Conversation: Reimagining Jerusalem 70 years after the Nakba
In her op-ed, Dr. Naaman says if Israelis do not face the past and remedy its wrongs, they will have no future.
Rose, Jonathan
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Toronto Sun: Political ads don't have to be true
Dr. Rose says it’s strictly "voter beware" when it comes to political advertising.

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Queen's In The News Friday, May 11, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
National Post: It's time to abolish the inhumane Canada-U.S. deal on asylum-seekers
Sharry Aiken's co-authored piece for The Conversation about how the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA) affects asylum-seekers appeared in the National Post.
Gauvin Alexander Bailey
  • Arts and Science
  • Art
South China Morning Post: World-renowned early music specialist Ton Koopman and his Amsterdam Baroque Choir to treat Hong Kong to a musical feast
Gauvin Alexander Bailey says that Baroque [music] was popular because it was a style made to engage with ordinary people and offered hope to them in a time of religious crisis and warfare.
McDonald, Arthur
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
Kingston Whig-Standard: Science institute named after Nobel Prize winner
CBC/Radio-Canada - Toronto: Le récipiendaire du nobel en physique Arthur McDonald a son centre de recherche
Nobel laureate Art McDonald spoke to the Whig-Standard and CBC Radio-Canada at the launch of the Arthur B. McDonald Canadian Astroparticle Physics Research Institute.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, May 10, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Abray, Tim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Toronto Star: Does Doug Ford’s crowd-for-hire rally mean U.S.-style political campaigning is here to stay?
Huffington Post: Doug Ford's Fake News Factory Leaves All Ontarians Worse Off
iPolitics: Harper-era Conservatives hoping for a second chance in Ontario election
Tim Abray spoke to a number of outlets about a variety of issues related to the Ontario election campaign.
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
The Conversation: It’s time to abolish the inhumane Canada-U.S. deal on asylum-seekers
Sharry Aiken co-authored a piece for The Conversation about how the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA) affects asylum-seekers.
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CTV National Network News: Kathleen Wynne offers consistency over change in fight for re-election
Kathy Brock says Kathleen Wynne must not focus all campaign efforts on Doug Ford, since NDP leader Andrea Horwath appears to be making inroads. Her comments appeared in 44 other outlets, including the National Post.
Colgan, Lynda
  • Education
Kingston Whig-Standard: Full steam ahead for Science Rendezvous
CKWS/Global Kingston: The Morning Show
Lynda Colgan spoke with CKWS and the Kingston Whig-Standard about this weekend's Science Rendezvous event.
Freedman, David
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: B.C. court decisions on competency highlight need for changes to provincial law: experts
David Freedman discusses his views on a recent B.C. court decision.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Abray, Tim
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
TVO: The Agenda on Politics: How to win votes and influence people
Tim Abray spoke to TVO about possible strategies for each major provincial party during the upcoming Ontario election campaign.
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
CTV National Network News: CTV News
Sharry Aiken spoke to CTV News about the Canadian government's new measures to deal with irregular migration.
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CTV National Network News: CTV News
Kathy Brock spoke to CTV News about the candidates ahead of the first Ontario provincial leaders debate.

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