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Queen's In The News Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Christopher Deluca
  • Education
National Post: Educators must commit now to tackle grade inflation
Dr. DeLuca discusses the issues with grade inflation.
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Globe and Mail: Canadians love living in the suburbs, so why aren’t we building more of them?
Dr. Gordon says the suburbs have a sustainability problem.
Levine-Rasky, Cynthia
  • Arts and Science
  • Gender Studies
  • Sociology
  • Education
Toronto Star: Banning Steve Bannon is good for democracy
In her op-ed Dr. Levine-Rasky says Steve Bannon to speak in Toronto at the Munk Lecture should be rescinded.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Toronto Star: Should police have to abstain from cannabis consumption for 28 days
In his op-ed Dr. Leuprecht says it’s reasonable to hold police to a higher standard regarding cannabis consumption.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: How USMCA will affect one Canadian food truck maker
Dr. Wolfe says the rules for exporting have not really changed.

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Queen's In The News Monday, October 22, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Amelia Cox
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
Science Daily: Getting to the root of long-term tree swallow declines
Cox says unfavorable weather conditions and declines in insect availability could be the issue.
Christopher Deluca
  • Education
The Conversation: Educators must commit now to tackle grade inflation
Dr. DeLuca discusses the issues with grade inflation.
Gregory, Allan
  • Arts and Science
  • Economics
The Financial Pipeline: Should you invest in pot stocks?
Dr. Gregory says these are not blue chip stocks – these come with warning labels.
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Globe and Mail: City elections are about the small stuff – and the big stuff, too
The article includes information regarding Dr. Gordon's research into suburban growth.
Johri, Amer
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
CTV National Network News: A new screening program is hoping to help identify potential cardiovascular risks among athletes and young people
Dr. Johri is testing a new program for screening of young, competitive athletes for heart conditions.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Roy Green Syndicated Radio Show: Investigation continues into killing of Jamal Khashoggi
Dr. Leuprecht discusses the ongoing investigation.
Nicholas Preobrazenski
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Radio Canada International: The talking test will lead to better exercise results
Preobrazenski says working at peak efficiency will improve training results.

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Queen's In The News Friday, October 19, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Airton, Lee
  • Education
ctvnews.ca: What to say and what to do in the new gender culture
Lee Airton spoke to CTV's Your Morning about their new book "Gender: Your Guide".
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
Globe and Mail: If implemented properly, new bill may end solitary confinement in Canada
Lisa Kerr writes in the Globe & Mail about a new federal bill being promoted that could put an end to solitary confinement in Canada's prisons.
Moore, Kieran
  • School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
Ottawa Citizen: Queen's University group leads new $4M Lyme disease research project
Kieran Moore says data will be collected from patients in hot spots for tick bites and Lyme disease in Canada, including southeastern Ontario.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, October 18, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Davies, Gregory
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
ctvnews.ca: New exercise guideline issued for pregnant women
Gregory Davies says that not only is exercise safe during pregnancy, but it actually makes pregnancy outcomes better.
Moore, Kieran
  • School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
Kingston Whig-Standard: Queen's University to lead research into Lyme disease
CBC Online: Kingston doctor leading fight against Lyme disease
Kieran Moore says that the new research network will follow patients who get Lyme disease, from their initial diagnosis all the way through for the first two years after their diagnosis and treatment. The story was also the first story in this morning's Academica Top 10 email.
Wolfe, Robert
  • School of Policy Studies
Kingston Whig-Standard: Feihe plant key issue in trade talks, ambassador says
Robert Wolfe says that the U.S. dairy industry thinks that the Canadian milk exports are subsidized and doesn’t want to be competing against Canadian milk exports on world markets.
Andrew, John S
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Graduate Studies
CBC Radio
John Andrew spoke to CBC Radio 1 about Zillow - a large, US-based real estate website now available in Canada. (No link available).

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Oyedeji Ayonrinde
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
Ottawa Citizen: Haute Cuisine: Restaurants eager but cautious about cannabis-infused menus
Huffington Post: Everything You Need To Know About Weed (But Were Too Afraid To Ask)
Oyedeji Ayonrinde recommends that new cannabis users should select a strain with less than 20 per cent THC. He also says that restaurants looking to use cannabis in cuisine have to be aware of the delayed onset of edibles’ effects.
Moore, Kieran
  • School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
CBC Radio: CBC's Ontario Morning
Kieran Moore discusses recent federal funding for a new Lyme disease network he leads. (Interview at 2:53).
Pliniussen, John-Kurt
  • Smith School of Business
France 24: Canada braces for cannabis gold rush
Yahoo! Canada: Canada braces for cannabis gold rush
John-Kurt Pliniussen predicts a bump in tourism worth several billion dollars, citing Amsterdam and a handful of US states where pot is legal as examples.

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Queen's In The News Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Oyedeji Ayonrinde
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
National Post: 'Start low, go slow': Experts walk bud beginners through cannabis 101
CTV National Network News: New to cannabis? Experts walk bud beginners through achieving their best buzz
Oyedeji Ayonrinde says cannabis consists of hundreds of chemical substances, more than 100 of which are known as cannabinoids, which act on receptors in the body to alter a range of physiological processes. His Canadian Press interview appeared in over 10 outlets.
Gauvin Alexander Bailey
  • Arts and Science
  • Art
CNN: Sotheby's 'Midas Touch' auction to include a gold Ferrari
Gauvin Bailey says that gold inspires people to dream of escape, but it also inspires resentment and outrage.
Cramm, Heidi
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • School of Rehabilitation Therapy
Canadian Military Family Magazine: Studies on military personnel, veterans, and military families to be presented at Forum 2018
Heidi Cramm says that the annual CIMVHR Forum is a place that we can see the research from both the government and the academic realms and how they work in partnership.
Eleftherious (Terry) Soleas
  • Education
National Post: True 'innovation' generates ideas, not wealth
The Conversation: True ‘innovation’ generates ideas, not wealth
Eleftherious Soleas says that it is about time we started loudly and proudly treating innovation as interdisciplinary and of value if it improves humanity without making a cent.

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Queen's In The News Monday, October 15, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Airton, Lee
  • Education
Globe and Mail: The transitioning workplace: Managers, colleagues need to show support
Lee Airton's book "Gender: Your Guide" was discussed in a Globe & Mail piece about pronoun use and policy in workplaces.
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
Salon: In Jane Austen, fairy tales meet biting feminist critiques
Robert Morrison's piece for The Conversation about Jane Austen and contemporary feminism appeared in Salon.
Smith, Gordon
  • Arts and Science
  • Dan School of Drama and Music
Maclean's Magazine: How Canadian universities help fight to save Indigenous languages
Gordon Smith says that language and culture are at the top of the list of strategic priorities, as they are ways of addressing issues of reconciliation, identity, and healing.

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Queen's In The News Friday, October 12, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Morrison, Robert
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
National Post: In Jane Austen, fairy tales meet biting feminist critiques
The Conversation: In Jane Austen, fairy tales meet biting feminist critiques
Robert Morrison writes in his latest Conversation piece that, though her life was diminished by the same patriarchal structures that damage the lives of women of her era and beyond, Jane Austen can inspire us now because she fought back in her life and through her art.
Korey Pasch
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CKNW-Vancouver: The Simi Sara Show
Korey Pasch spoke to CKNW's Simi Sara Show about potential long-term impacts of damage caused by Hurricane Michael. (Interview at 24:42).
Rose, Jonathan
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
TVO: No contest: Why it matters when candidates run unopposed
Jonathan Rose says that most Ontarians don't pay attention to local issues or politicians.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, October 11, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Casselman, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
The Narwhal: Out in the Great Lakes, an alarm is sounding
John Casselman says that the fish are telling us that changes [in climate] are real. If we don’t pay attention to this, it’s at our peril.
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Canadian Manufacturing: Canadians increasingly live in the auto dependent suburbs
David Gordon's piece for The Conversation about Canada's expanding suburbs appeared in Canadian Manufacturing.
Skillicorn, David
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Computing
CBC Online: More than a dozen federal departments flunked a credit card security test
David Skillicorn says that the standard that government departments should be held to is a lot higher than the PCI DSS standard.

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
National Post: Canadians increasingly live in the auto-dependent suburbs
The Conversation: Canadians increasingly live in the auto-dependent suburbs
David Gordon's piece for The Conversation about Canada's expanding suburbs appeared in the National Post.
John Muscedere
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
Hamilton Spectator: What astronauts and seniors with frailty have in common
John Muscedere wrote why space travel may provide important insights into what happens to our bodies as we age here on Earth.
Spronk, Ronald
  • Arts and Science
  • Art
Wall Street Journal: ‘Bruegel’ Review: Enduring Fascination
Ronald Spronk's co-curated exhibit of Pieter Bruegel pieces at the Vienna Kunsthistorisches Museum was reviewed by the Wall Street Journal. (Subscription only).

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