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Queen's In The News Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Ottawa Citizen: Ontario election debate: Most (though not all) of our pundits give Horwath the win
Kathy Brock shared her reactions to the first Ontario leaders debate, as part of a panel of political observers critiquing it for the Ottawa Citizen.

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Queen's In The News Monday, May 7, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Louis A. Delvoie
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
Kingston Whig-Standard: Religion to secularism and back
Louis A. Delvoie writes in the Whig-Standard about the divide between religion and secularism.
Lang, Eugene
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Remind us, why does Canada want a seat on the UN Security Council?
Eugene Lang co-authored a Globe and Mail op-ed about Canada's pursuit of a seat on the UN Security Council.
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
National Post, Financial Post: Lawrence Solomon: How Doug Ford can end Ontario's suffering from expensive electricity — instantly
Bruce Pardy says that statutes can override iron-clad provisions in a contract because that is the nature of legislative supremacy.
Vertegaal, Roel
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
MSNBC: Futuristic 'hologram' tech promises ultra-realistic human telepresence
Roel Vertegaal spoke to NBC about his team's TeleHuman 2 hologram technology.

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Queen's In The News Friday, May 4, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Nicaso, Antonio
  • Arts and Science
  • Languages, Literatures and Cultures
CBC Online: 1 year on, few answers in Musitano gangland slaying
Antonio Nicaso says that the Mafia is not just a bunch of criminals - it's a power system.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, May 3, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Jack-Davies, Anita
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Huffington Post: Navigating Racism On Campus Can Be A Lonely Experience
Anita Jack-Davies' piece for The Conversation about navigating racism on school campuses appeared in HuffPost.
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: Ontario court decision on bias against black Canadians called ‘a game changer’
Lisa Kerr says judges in sentencing are allowed to think about the social context within which the offence occurred.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Louis A. Delvoie
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
Kingston Whig-Standard: A thoroughly depressing must-read
Louis A. Delvoie reviewed David Frum's book "Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic" for the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Jack-Davies, Anita
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
National Post: Navigating racism: Black graduate students need support
Anita Jack-Davies' piece for The Conversation about navigating systemic racism as a Black graduate student appeared in the National Post.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Jack-Davies, Anita
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
The Conversation: Navigating racism: Black graduate students need support
Anita Jack-Davies wrote for The Conversation about systemic barriers faced by black graduate students.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
LA Times: Californians, like polar bears, have something to fear as Arctic ice melts
Ed Struzik wrote for the LA Times about the heightened risk of wildfires in California as the Arctic warms.
Vertegaal, Roel
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
Daily Mail (UK): Life-sized Star Wars-style holograms could soon be used on teleconference calls
The Times UK: Scientists invent ‘Star Trek’ type holograms
Roel Vertegaal says that TeleHuman 2 injects missing elements of communication into long-distance conversations that cannot be achieved with a Skype or Facetime video chat.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: Attitudes toward testimony of children changing — but slowly, says scholar
Nick Bala says that the prospect of testifying in court can be so uncomfortable and traumatic for children, that many simply stay silent about suffering sexual abuse.
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Guardian UK: Canada's Trump moment? Doug Ford rises in conservative party
Kathy Brock says that connecting Doug Ford to Donald Trump is a false comparison.
Engel, Jay
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Surgery
Kingston Whig-Standard: Staring down cancer at Kingston's Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario
Jay Engel says that while chemo and radiation therapy can sometimes get the job done, the main treatment plan for cancer is surgery.
Hodgetts, P Geoffrey
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
University Affairs: Queen’s family medicine residents get hands-on training in the Falkland Islands
Geoff Hodgetts discussed the Queen's medical residency program relationship with the Falkland Islands.
Vertegaal, Roel
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
CBC Online: Queen's University unveils video chat hologram
Roel Vertegaal says face-to-face interaction transfers an immense amount of non-verbal information.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
R. David Andrew
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
Yahoo! Canada: Confusion clouds family's recovery from possible coral poisoning
David Andrew says that a toxin in a certain coral causes brain cells to become "leaky" and die quickly.
Vertegaal, Roel
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
Science Daily: Move over Tupac! Life-size holograms set to revolutionize videoconferencing
Roel Vertegaal says that in a professional environment his TeleHuman technology will do wonders for attendees looking to address colleagues with eye contact or to more effectively manage turn taking.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
R. David Andrew
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
CBC Online: Confusion clouds family's recovery from possible coral poisoning
Dr. Andrew says palytoxin is probably the most toxic substance known to man.
Gerrits, Bailey
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
National Post: Van attack puts spotlight on violent sentiment in 'incel' community
USA Today: Incel: What it is and why Alek Minassian praised Elliot Rodger
The USA Today article appeared on over 37 local ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX affiliates across the United States. The Canadian Press article appeared in the National Post, Huff Post and CTV News as well as 48 other outlets across Canada.
Vertegaal, Roel
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
CBC Radio: 3-D hologram-type calls, the kind we've seen in movies, may not be as far away as you think
Digital Trends: A new system could bring life-sized holograms to a meeting near you
Dr. Vertegaal discusses his new hologram technology. The story also appeared in Tech Xplore.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
National Post: Why Canadian police are not good at shooting people
CBC's The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti : Officer's cool head may have helped rule out terrorism in Toronto van attack
Dr. Leuprecht says from the video it appears the officer is very experienced with standoffs. He also commented that keeping the suspect alive will allow police to build a clearer picture of the suspect’s motives. The story also appeared in the Sudbury Star, Regina Leader-Post and MSN News.

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