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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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Queen's In The News Friday, January 26, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Julia Kirkham
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of Geriatric Medicine
  • Psychiatry
CBC Online: CBC investigation uncovers dramatic rise in reports of resident-on-resident abuse in Ontario homes
Dr. Kirkham says there's a lot of pressure on nursing homes to reduce the use of antipsychotics and to prevent violence at the same time.
Colin Leys
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Global Research: Carillion collapse shows the urgent need to democratize social services
In his op-ed Dr. Leys says the collapse of Carillion, the UK’s second biggest construction company, highlights the need for reform in outsourcing public infrastructure contracts.

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Queen's In The News Thursday, January 25, 2018

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Colgan, Lynda
  • Education
The Conversation: Why all children must learn their times tables — and fun ways to teach them
In her op-ed, Dr. Colgan discusses teaching young people math at home.
Holmes, John
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
National Post, Financial Post: Details of the new Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership have yet to be released
Dr. Holmes says producers with an extensive global footprint stand to benefit from the new TPP agreement.
Carlos Prado
  • Arts and Science
  • Philosophy
New York Times: Is President Trump a stealth postmodernist or just a liar?
Dr. Prado says that instead of representing postmodernism, Trump embodies a very different phenomenon: “Post-Truth.”

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Queen's In The News Wednesday, January 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
National Post, Financial Post: Having a pot shop in your hood could boost your property prices — by a lot
Dr. Andrew says a legal cannabis store could potentially drive more customer traffic to nearby retailers, boosting interest in the surrounding area. The story also appeared on CTV News Channel, CBC and various Canadian Press publications.
Veldon Coburn
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Maclean's Magazine: Reconciliation can’t happen without truth
Mr. Coburn says Indigenous survivors of residential schools continue to be denied their truth by the ignorant—but also by those working toward reconciliation.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
CBC Radio: Less than half the people deported from Canada in 2017 paid their own way home
Professor Aiken says many people subject to removal orders don’t leave because they don’t have the money to pay for it.
Oyedeji Ayonrinde
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
Hill Times: It’s time for ‘higher’ knowledge about cannabis
In his op-ed, Dr. Ayonrinde says the use of cannabis below the age of 21 is strongly discouraged.
Mohamed Khimji
  • Law
Canadian Lawyer: Corporate lawyers say boards should think like an activist to avoid a fight
Professor Khimji says shareholder engagement is a bit of a polarizing debate.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
CBC Online: Less than half the people deported from Canada in 2017 paid their own way home
Professor Aiken says many people subject to removal orders don’t leave because they don’t have the money to pay for it. It was also published in Yahoo Canada News.
Louis A. Delvoie
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for International and Defence Policy
Kingston Whig-Standard: The blighted Palestinians
In his op-ed, Dr. Delvoie says when looking at the outside world, Palestinians have little to see in the way of encouragement.
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
Globe and Mail: A bold move that may finally bring about change
In her op-ed, Dr. Kerr discusses the BC Supreme Court finding that Canadian laws governing solitary confinement are unconstitutional.
Sen Chowdhury, Aditi
  • Arts and Science
  • History
The Hindu: Meet Dracula’s Indian ancestor Vetala
In her op-ed, Dr. Sen discusses India’s connect with the Count from the Gothic horror tale of 1897.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Kingston Whig-Standard: Muirhead helped modernize Kingston
David Gordon says George Muirhead conducted some of the first heritage building inventories in Canada.
Peter Hodson
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
Chemical and Engineering News: Sunken oil tanker threatens fisheries and marine life in East China Sea
Peter Hodson says that bunker fuel, like that carried by a damaged oil tanker in waters of China, sinks to the seafloor and can affect marine life.
Ruth Wilson
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
Halifax Chronicle-Herald: OPINION: Doctors-in-training nervous about lack of opportunities
Ruth Wilson's comments about medical students needing more residency opportunities appeared in the Chronicle Herald.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Barling, Julian
  • Smith School of Business
Globe and Mail: Why a surgeon’s leadership style can be as important as his scalpel skills
Julian Barling says most research on management is drawn from corporate settings, with very little relevance to the operating room environment in which effective leadership is critical.
Ruth Wilson
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
National Post: Doctors-in-training nervous about lack of opportunities
Ruth Wilson co-authored a call to change the match process for medical students seeking residencies.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
Maclean's Magazine: Toronto’s unaffordable. Why can’t Halifax or Saskatoon take advantage?
David Gordon says that the development of many mid-sized Canadian cities is caught up in a combination of expanding suburbs and declining downtown areas.
Ruth Wilson
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
The Conversation: Doctors-in-training nervous about lack of opportunities
Ruth Wilson says all Canadian MD graduates should be able to get a residency spot.
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
Daily Mail (UK): Would You live in Google's 'city of the future'?
David Murakami Wood says there may be too much emphasis on privacy as a defence against surveillance capitalism.

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

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bearse, Neil
  • Smith School of Business
CKNW-Vancouver: Facebook Is Changing: What Does Mean For Your Newsfeed?
Neil Bearse spoke to the Simi Sara Show about Facebook's move to prioritize posts from family and friends over posts from brands and publications.
Gordon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
CKWS/Global Kingston: George Muirhead — Kingston Heritage visionary passes away at 101
David Gordon says George Muirhead's urban planning transformed the city of Kingston from a declining industrial city into the thriving community it is today.
Debra M Haak
  • Law
National Post: Who are we talking about when we talk about prostitution and sex work?
Debra Haak's piece for The Conversation about Canada's legal framework for prostitution appeared in the National Post.
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
CBC Online: Welcome to the neighbourhood. Have you read the terms of service?
David Murakami Wood says it's already hard enough to get people to read terms of service agreements for apps or online services, so in planned "smart cities" the digital consent will become even more complicated.
Zoutman, Dick
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
  • Public Health Sciences
  • School of Nursing
CBC Radio: CBC Ontario Morning
Dick Zoutman discusses the fever that can accompany a flu and how it should be treated. (Interview starts at 36:00)

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