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Queen's In The News Friday, February 9, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
Radio Canada International: NGOs call for Canada to take leadership of aid to Rohingya (French)
Sharry Aiken spoke to Radio-Canada about the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Burma (Myanmar).
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
Huffington Post: Trudeau's Jab At Anti-Abortion Groups Over Charter Rights Contains 'A Lot Of Baloney'
ctvnews.ca: Baloney Meter: Is advocating against abortion out of line with the charter?
Nick Bala spoke to Canadian Press about Prime Minister Trudeau's comments on abortion and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms when asked about the Summer Jobs Program rules. The article appeared in over 25 outlets, including CTV News and HuffPost.
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
National Post, Financial Post: Legacy of Ronald Reagan to hover over Trudeau trade speech to lawmakers
Kathy Brock says the Trudeau government is brilliant at messaging and understands the idea of symbols. Her interview appeared in over 20 outlets, including the Financial Post, iPolitics, CP24, and Metro News.
Ahmed Mian
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
Globe and Mail: Got the flu? Here are four good reasons for staying out of the ER
Ahmed Mian wrote for the Globe and Mail about how to identify flu symptoms and how to mitigate spreading it to others.
Robin Valleau
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
CBC Radio: CBC Ontario Morning
Robin Valleau spoke to CBC's Ontario Morning about alternatives to road salt cities could use to deal with icy conditions.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, February 8, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Mabee, Warren
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
The Conversation: Will the Olympics’ green makeover have lasting effects?
Warren Mabee discusses whether there's still room for the Olympics in a world determined to reduce carbon emissions.
Ouellette, Nathalie
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
CKWS/Global Kingston: Queen’s University Astronomer reacts to SpaceX rocket launch
Nathalie Ouellette appeared on CKWS to discuss the launch of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket.
Pegley, Kip
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Dan School of Drama and Music
  • Film and Media
  • Gender Studies
National Post: Music of champions: How CBC and NBC Olympic themes shape our differences
Ottawa Citizen: Music of champions: How CBC and NBC Olympic themes reveal our differences
Kip Pegley's piece for The Conversation about the role of music at the Olympics appeared in the National Post and the Ottawa Citizen.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Andrew, John S
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
Toronto Star: Toronto region home prices down 4.1% in January
John Andrew says recent stock market turbulence could be a bigger factor for homebuyers than people realize.
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Radio: CBC Ontario Morning
ctvnews.ca: Trudeau to face skeptical Midwest students on first leg of U.S. trade trip
Kathy Brock spoke to CBC's Ontario Morning about how the PC leadership campaign could affect the upcoming provincial election (interview starts at 2:46). She also spoke to the Canadian Press about Prime Minister Trudeau's U.S. trade trip for a piece that appeared on CTV News, Financial Post, Inside Toronto, Canadian Business and others.
Pegley, Kip
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Dan School of Drama and Music
  • Film and Media
  • Gender Studies
The Conversation: Music of champions: How CBC and NBC Olympic themes shape our differences
Kip Pegley wrote for The Conversation examining the role music plays at the Olympics.
Galen Watts
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
National Post: Millennials abandon hope for religion but revere human rights
Galen Watts' piece for The Conversation about the changing religious landscape in Canada appeared in the National Post.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Andrew, John S
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
Mortgage Broker News: Legal marijuana shops could boost nearby property values – study
John Andrew says cannabis stores could drive up foot traffic in Canadian neighbourhoods to the benefit of local businesses and property values.
Galen Watts
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
The Conversation: Millennials abandon hope for religion but revere human rights
Galen Watts says the Canadian religious landscape is becoming increasingly secular.

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Queen's In The News Monday, February 5, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Caroline Mulroney officially joins Ontario PC leadership race
Kathy Brock says that Caroline Mulroney's lack of political experience could play in her favour. Her interview appeared in over 50 outlets across Canada, including CTV News, CBC, National Post, Maclean's, Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, BNN, Metro News, Global News, Huffpost, CP24, BT Toronto, and iPolitics.
Detomasi, David
  • Smith School of Business
Newstalk 1130: The winners and losers if NAFTA talks fail
David Detomasi says that if NAFTA talks fail, Canada's automobile industry could be among the sectors affected most negatively.
LaBarge, Monica
  • Smith School of Business
National Post, Financial Post: How Bell Let’s Talk became a triple win for BCE, consumers and the mental health cause
Monica LaBarge says Bell’s campaign shows that long-term partnerships are more convincing to consumers than treating corporate social responsibility as a one-off.
Nicaso, Antonio
  • Arts and Science
  • Languages, Literatures and Cultures
CBC Online: Why the Musitano and Vaughan shooting deaths may not be connected: mafia expert
Antonio Nicaso says theories about larger mob involvement in the case are just guesses at this point.
Jagdeep Walia
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
  • Pediatrics
ctvnews.ca: 'A matter of life and death': Ont. mother desperate to fund treatment for son
Jagdeep Walia says long-term correction results in mice testing are good enough to move the treatment into clinical trials.

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Queen's In The News Friday, February 2, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Oyedeji Ayonrinde
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
Kingston Whig-Standard: Pot's impact on the brain is a concern
Dr. Ayonrinde says what has been largely absent from the debate about recreational use is discussion about its impact on the health of young people. The story also appeared in the North Bay Nugget.
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
Canadian Lawyer: Alberta legislation needs amending for evidence of children and other witnesses
Canadian Lawyer Magazine
Professor Bala discusses interview techniques for children.
Lafreniere, Melissa
  • Arts and Science
Science Daily: Changing landscape means some Arctic ponds may potentially be a significant source of carbon emissions
Dr. Lafreniere says an important next step is determining how widespread the phenomenon is.
Lamoureux, Scott
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Science Daily: Changing landscape means some Arctic ponds may potentially be a significant source of carbon emissions
Dr. Lamoureux examines Arctic carbon emissions.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, February 1, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Simon Poirier
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Huffington Post: Is bitcoin nearly dead?
Mr. Poirier discusses the future of bitcoin.
Schuklenk, Udo
  • Arts and Science
  • Philosophy
Toronto Star: Ontario doctors who object to treatment on moral or religious grounds must give referral
Dr. Schuklenk calls this ruling a classic Canadian compromise. His comments appeared in Canadian Press newspapers across Canada including the National Post.
Stuart, Heather
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Public Health Sciences
  • School of Rehabilitation Therapy
Kingston Whig-Standard: There is a message of hope that needs to be conveyed
Dr. Stuart says recovery and management of a mental health illness is always within grasp.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Banks, Kevin
  • Law
Hill Times: Treasury Board wading through more than 4,000 Phoenix-related complaints
Professor Banks says the amount of grievances will take a while to resolve.
Cockfield, Arthur
  • Law
Toronto Star: Canada’s financial system is less transparent than Russia’s
Professor Cockfield discusses Canada’s ranking on the Financial Secrecy Index. The story also appeared on Windsor.ca.
Kilford, Chris
  • Centres
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
CBC's The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti : Why the war in Afghanistan is getting worse
Dr. Kilford says he would like to see Canada return to the country to train the military.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Airton, Lee
  • Education
globalnews.ca: Is the world more accepting of transgender people?
Dr. Airton says it’s not an inevitable progression towards tolerance.
Summers, Jamie
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
Global TV : Beet juice and cheese brine: Which alternatives can break our addiction to road salt?
Ms. Summers says road salt can cause major issues for infrastructure.
Robin Valleau
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
Global TV : Beet juice and cheese brine: Which alternatives can break our addiction to road salt?
Ms. Valleau discusses alternatives to road salt.

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Queen's In The News Monday, January 29, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Kukreja, Reena
  • Arts and Science
  • Gender Studies
  • Global Development Studies
Kingston Whig-Standard: 'Reelness' is the focus of annual film festival
Ms. Kukreja examines the upcoming Reelout queer film festival.
Lee, Jonathan
  • Arts and Science
  • Economics
Torrent Freak: Piracy can help the music sales of many artists
Dr. Lee found that piracy can boost sales of mid-tier artists, both for physical CDs and digital downloads. For the most popular artists, this effect is reversed.
Ouellette, Nathalie
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
CKWS/Global Kingston: An asteroid will pass the earth at 76,000 MPH on Super Bowl Sunday
Dr. Ouellette says the asteroid has no chance of hitting the earth.

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