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Queen's In The News Thursday, November 2, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Andrew, John S
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
CKWS TV: The Midtown Mile Part 1: A special series on the changing face of Princess Street in Williamsville, CKWS.
Dr. Andrew says the developments, a couple already built and the one proposed for the next few years are excellent projects. They’re going to be very attractive.
Spronk, Ronald
  • Arts and Science
  • Art
Artfix Daily: Web app reveals painstaking restoration of Ghent Altarpiece, ArtFix Daily.
Dr. Spronk says they are proud and pleased to now offer unparalleled access to the results of the first stage of the restoration of the Ghent Altarpiece.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
Global TV National: How police hunted down an Ontario terror suspect from anonymous online posts
Dr. Leuprecht says military facilities have security measures that might not be apparent to an uninformed observer. He also appeared on the CBC National News talking about the terrorist attack in New York City.
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
  • Surveillance Studies Centre
CTV National Network News: Security concerns facing Olympic Games in South Korea
Dr. Murakami Wood discussed the upcoming Games and how the security will work on CTV's Your Morning.
Skillicorn, David
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
CBC Radio: A new report is being released on cybersecurity
Dr. Skillicorn discusses the upcoming report.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Davidson, Judith
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
  • Health Sciences
Globe and Mail: Hot flashes, sleepless nights – and what women can do about it
Dr. Davidson talks about coping with hormonal changes in perimenopause and menopause.
McKegney, Sam
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
Quill and Quire: Crowdfunded Indigenous Voices Awards formally launches, with focus on emerging talent
Dr. McKegney discusses the new Indigenous Voices Award.
Miller, James E
  • Arts and Science
  • Languages, Literatures and Cultures
  • School of Religion
The Conversation: Democracy without dignity: A Confucian critique of Trump
Dr. Miller discusses the differences between the world’s two most important countries and their leaders.

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Queen's In The News Monday, October 30, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Andrew, John S
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
CTV National Network News: A new report by the CMHC reports five major real estate markets in Canada are highly vulnerable
Dr. Andrew discusses possible overvaluation in some markets.
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
CBC Radio: Prison terms should not be imposed based solely on time.
Dr. Kerr says we need to create a system where sentencing isn't just about how long someone goes to prison, but what happens to them once they're there, CBC’s Sunday Edition.
Mohamed Khimji
  • Law
Globe and Mail: Bill Morneau's kerfuffle has indefinitely damaged the reputation of an office meant to reassure Canadians
Professor Khimji says he would have advised Mr. Morneau to comply with the intent.
Murray, Elspeth
  • Smith School of Business
CBC Online: 'All of a sudden it's more than socially acceptable' to be entrepreneurs creating firms and jobs
Professor Murray says whether it's the lack of safe jobs in the gig economy, or just the desire to build something of their own, Murray says there is a wave of young Canadians creating new firms.

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Queen's In The News Friday, October 27, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Andrew, John S
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
ctvnews.ca: Demand skyrockets for coworking office space
Dr. Andrew says coworking spaces allow large companies to avoid committing to a typical 10-year-plus lease, which is costly to get out and can limit future moves. The story also appeared in Canadian Press newspapers across Canada.
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
The Lawyer's Daily: B.C. Appeal Court overturns decision on relocation issue in custody case
Professor Bala says parental relocation cases are often very difficult.
Baranchuk, Adrian
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
The Conversation: Is drinking wine really good for your heart
Dr. Baranchuk discusses our relationship with wine. Students Bryce Alexander and Sohaib Haseeb also contributed to the editorial piece.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, October 26, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
Toronto Sun: Physicians report rare case of a patient sweating blood
The story appeared in a number of Postmedia newspapers across Canada.
Pliniussen, John-Kurt
  • Smith School of Business
CKNW-Vancouver: Would you let a stranger in your house to drop off a package?
Dr. Pliniussen discusses the new business idea from Amazon, the Amazon Key.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
CNN: The woman who sweats blood from her palms and her face
Dr. Duffin says standard hematology textbooks make no mention of it and that none of the senior colleagues she asked had ever seen a case, although two had witnessed bloody tears. The story also appeared in Metro US, Yahoo Singapore and the South China Morning Post.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Policy Studies
National Post: RCMP recruitment video shows outdated teaching methods
Dr. Leuprecht says there seems to be too much emphasis on rote learning and not enough focus on original thinking and educating cadets on the complexities of the communities they are going to serve.
Ross-White, Amanda
  • Health Sciences
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the Provost
  • Library and Archives
Today's Parent: You may not want to sleep on your back during pregnancy
Ms. Ross-White discusses proper sleeping positions for expectant mothers.
Tranmer, Joan
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Public Health Sciences
  • School of Nursing
Kingston Whig-Standard: Study shows shift workers at risk of hypertension
Dr. Tranmer says nearly one-third of men 45 years old and younger employed doing shift work are at increased risk of developing hypertension.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
National Post: Woman sweats blood from face and palms in rare and mysterious condition
International Business Times: Humans can really sweat blood
Gizmodo: Italian Scientists Report Patient Who Sweats Blood
Dr. Duffin says standard hematology textbooks make no mention of it and that none of the senior colleagues she asked had ever seen a case, although two had witnessed bloody tears. The story appeared in Postmedia newspapers across Canada, on CBC Radio and in Time Magazine, Epoch Times and a number of other international publications.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
National Post: Federal government tight-lipped about 'serious flaw' in Wi-Fi security protocol
Dr. Leuprecht discusses the latest breach in security. The story also appeared in the Ottawa Citizen and a number of other Postmedia newspapers across Canada.
McKegney, Sam
  • English Language and Literature
  • Arts and Science
Metro News: The Toronto-born effort to raise money for recognizing Indigenous literary works has turned into a national movement
Dr. McKegney says breaking into the writing field is particularly difficult for Indigenous people.
Skillicorn, David
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
National Post: Federal government tight-lipped about 'serious flaw' in Wi-Fi security protocol
Dr. Skillicorn says the target could be the home networks of high level officials in the government. The story also appeared in the Ottawa Citizen and a number of other Postmedia newspapers across Canada.

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Queen's In The News Monday, October 23, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
Metro News: New data show 69 per cent of illegal border-crossers are being granted asylum
Professor Aiken says majority of refugees crossing from the US to Canada have genuine asylum claims.
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
Toronto Star: For many parents, Motherisk was a formidable foe in the courts
Professor Bala says in the face of a positive hair test for drugs from Motherisk, judges in several cases remarked that the onus was on the parent to present competing evidence. However, in the vast majority of child protection proceedings, Motherisk’s tests were effectively impossible to challenge.
Louis A. Delvoie Kingston Whig-Standard: Trump and Trudeau challenges
Professor Delvoie discusses current relations between Canada and the United States.
Graham, Andrew
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Reuters : Canada's Liberals look to economy to guide them past ethics scandal
Dr. Graham says the Liberals are politically very astute in a whole bunch of areas but in issues management and parliamentary management they seem to be ham-fisted.
Manson, Allan
  • Law
Yahoo! Canada: La Loche school shooter won't serve decades in prison under Canada's new law if sentenced as adult
Professor Manson discusses the youth criminal justice system.
O'Callaghan, Christopher
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Public Health Sciences
globalnews.ca: Beating back cancer one step at a time, globalnews.ca,
CP24: Commenting on the passing of Gord Downie
Dr. O’Callaghan discusses cancer after the passing of Gord Downie.
Salzmann, Ariel
  • Arts and Science
  • History
CBC Online: How Quebec's face-covering ban stacks up to laws elsewhere around the globe,
Dr. Salzmann says it's the historic experience of Turkey in dealing with religious dress that shows how such bans actually backfire.

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Queen's In The News Friday, October 20, 2017

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
Toronto Star: New data show 69% of illegal border-crossers are being granted asylum
Sharry Aiken says that the Canadian refugee system is working, but says the refugee board is under-resourced and cannot process claims fast enough.
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Business News Network (BNN): The Street
Kathy Brock discussed the political fallout surrounding the Canadian Government's proposed tax plan.
Drummond, Don
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC TV: CBC On The Money
Don Drummond discussed how Canada, Mexico and the U.S. would fare if NAFTA ended. (Interview at 21:20).
Alex Mitchell
  • Smith School of Business
  • Centres and Services
  • Surveillance Studies Centre
Business News Network (BNN): Why a Canadian Amazon HQ2 could rest on Ontario’s shoulders
Alex Mitchell says that both Ottawa and Toronto would be able to support Amazon's new headquarters, but thinks the company will likely choose a location in the U.S.
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
CKWS TV: The Morning Show
Maclean's Magazine: Remembering Gord Downie through his lyrics
La Presse: Décès de Gord Downie: Kingston pleure un géant (French)
Robert Morrison's piece for The Conversation on The Tragically Hip appeared in Maclean's Magazine. He also discussed Gord Downie's legacy on the CKWS Morning Show, and with La Presse (French).

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