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Queen's In The News Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Davison, Colleen
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Public Health Sciences
National Post: Sex-ed is crucial to the rights of children
Colleen M. Davison co-authored a piece for The Conversation about why health education must not be used as a political tool.
Michaelson, Valerie
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Religion
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Public Health Sciences
National Post: Sex-ed is crucial to the rights of children
Valerie Michaelson co-authored a piece for The Conversation about why health education must not be used as a political tool.
Young, Pamela
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Religion
National Post: Sex-ed is crucial to the rights of children
Pamela Dickey Young co-authored a piece for The Conversation about why health education must not be used as a political tool.

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Queen's In The News Monday, October 1, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Cheng, Liying
  • Education
The Conversation: We all put too much emphasis on test scores
Liying Cheng says policy-makers need better training on how to properly interpret test scores.
Davison, Colleen
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Public Health Sciences
The Conversation: Sex-ed is crucial to the rights of children
Colleen M. Davison co-authored a piece for The Conversation about why health education must not be used as a political tool.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Global News: Flu season this year could be mild – but you should still get your flu shot
Gerald Evans says that Australia has had a very mild flu season - and that in North America the influenza vaccine will likely work very well this year.
Michaelson, Valerie
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Religion
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Public Health Sciences
The Conversation: Sex-ed is crucial to the rights of children
Valerie Michaelson co-authored a piece for The Conversation about why health education must not be used as a political tool.
Young, Pamela
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Religion
The Conversation: Sex-ed is crucial to the rights of children
Pamela Dickey Young co-authored a piece for The Conversation about why health education must not be used as a political tool.

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Queen's In The News Friday, September 28, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brohman, Kathryn
  • Smith School of Business
Globe and Mail: Specialty programs give the MBA a run for its money
Dr. Brohman says specializing in "digital transformation" is changing business as usual.
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
The Calgary Herald: Measuring urban growth
Dr Gordon discusses his research which shows Canada is becoming a more suburban nation. The story also appeared in five other Postmedia publications across Canada.
Pliniussen, John-Kurt
  • Smith School of Business
CBC Radio: The pros and cons of marijuana stores in Ontario
Dr. Pliniussen discusses cannabis legalization and what it means for the province.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, September 27, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Lisa F. Carver
  • Arts and Science
Hamilton Spectator: Why life insurance companies want your Fitbit data,
Dr. Carver says for those who can’t afford healthy food or recreational fitness, and those who refuse to allow their data to be harvested, life insurance premiums, and other products like mortgages, may drift out of reach.
John Muscedere
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
Winnipeg Free Press: What astronauts and seniors have in common
In his op-ed Dr. Muscedere says the effects of space travel may be important to understanding what happens to us here on Earth as we age.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Mulligan, Ryan
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Civil Engineering
Barrie Today: Hurricane season keeps Orillia native on his feet
Queen's University coastal and ocean engineer Ryan Mulligan, who is originally from the Barrie/Orillia area, was profiled by Barrie Today.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Andrew, John S
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
National Post, Financial Post: Release of housing data opens door to innovation in real estate industry
Dr. Andrew says he expects the Toronto Real Estate Board’s decision to spur the liberalization of data across the country.
Joseph Bramante
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
phys.org: Researchers have come up with a new way to hunt for dark matter
Dr. Bramante says the new technique could further pin down the nature of dark matter.
Lisa F. Carver
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
National Post: John Hancock is requiring customers to use activity trackers for life insurance policies
The Conversation: Why life insurance companies want your Fitbit data
Dr. Carver says for those who can’t afford healthy food or recreational fitness, and those who refuse to allow their data to be harvested, life insurance premiums, and other products like mortgages, may drift out of reach.

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Queen's In The News Monday, September 24, 2018

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: Decision to share home sales data online paves the way for innovation
Dr. Andrew says he expects the Toronto Real Estate Board’s decision to spur the liberalization of data across the country. The story appeared in various other Canadian Press outlets across Canada.
Thomas, Tandy
  • Smith School of Business
CBC Online: Privacy experts say choosing life insurance tied to fitness tracking could have unintended consequences
Professor Thomas cautions that consumers don't know what fitness tracking for insurance purposes could look like in the future.

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Queen's In The News Friday, September 21, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: A proposed ban on handguns
Dr. Leuprecht discusses a possible ban on handguns in Canada.
Narbonne, Guy
  • Arts and Science
  • Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Nature: World's first animal was a pancake-shaped prehistoric ocean dweller
Dr. Narbonne says the findings from the research reinforce other evidence that Dickinsonia - a primitive life form- were primitive animal.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, September 20, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
Radio Canada International: Illegal migrant numbers into Canada increase in August
Professor Aiken says when removal orders come into effect and are not enforced, it undermines the integrity of the system and the confidence in the system.
Korey Pasch
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CKNW-Vancouver: President Trump visits North Carolina
Mr. Pasch discusses how the public views these visits after natural disasters (interview starts at 3:00).

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Nicaso, Antonio
  • Arts and Science
  • Languages, Literatures and Cultures
CBC Online: Public slayings of Musitano, Iavarone meant to send a message
Dr. Nicasso says there is violence related to the power vacuum left by the Rizzuto crime family.

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