Queen's University

Queen's in the News Archive

Date Text
November 18, 2013

Brendan Gurd (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Study suggest antioxidant blocks exercise gains, in the Globe and Mail.

Nick Graham (School of Computing) – PlayStation and Xbox aren’t just fighting each other as new gaming consoles are launched, in the Toronto Star.

Raphael Lavoie (PhD candidate in Biology) – Mercury is increasing in the Arctic fish population, on CBC North.

John Smol (Biology) – Tiny algae signal big changes for warming Arctic lakes, on mongabay.com (a leading environmental science and conservation news site).

November 15, 2013

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – AIDS activism commuted death sentences but its spirit is lost, on The Conversation.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Canadian tourism plunges 20 per cent despite global travel surge, on Global National.

Sharry Aiken (Law) – Secret evidence plays growing role in Canada’s immigration courts, Inter Press Service News Agency.

Tim Fort (Drama) – Turn on your cellphones, please, in the Kingston Whig Standard.


Sophia Miao (Undergraduate BSc student) – Student holds prestigious scholarship, in the Moncton Times and Transcript.

November 14, 2013

Kathleen Rühland (Biology) – Global warming finally reaches the last Arctic region, op-ed published on The Conversation UK and republished on Grist.org and Scientific American.

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – With Toronto buyers tight-fisted, condo builders pick their targets, in the Globe and Mail.

Lynn Freeman (School of Policy Studies) – A life devoted to human rights, in the Globe and Mail.


Elana Moscoe and Zoey Katz (Organizers of Holocaust Education Week) – Horrors of the Holocaust, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

November 13, 2013

Amin Nikdel (Undergraduate student in the School of Computing) – New app to connect students and professors in class, on CBC’s “Ontario Morning.”

Victoria Henderson (PhD student in Geography) – David Suzuki says Cuba is the model of sustainability, on Sun News Network.

Elaine Petrof (Medicine) – Fighting microbes with microbes; Can fecal transplants work where antibiotics fail? Research mentioned in the Calgary Herald, Vancouver Sun and other Postmedia publications;  New bottom line for investment in health research, research mentioned in op-ed by Leslee Thompson in the Kingston Whig Standard

November 11, 2013

Joan Stevenson (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) - Creating a better back pack for soldiers, on the Daily Planet.

Robert Wolfe (School of Policy Studies) – Trade deals should not be held hostage by dairy supply management fears, op-ed published in the Globe and Mail.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media) – Drunken Rob Ford video sparks debate on whether private recordings are good for public life, in the National Post, Montreal Gazette and other Postmedia publications.

Robin Boadway (Economics) – How the middle-class debate could morph into a common political project, in the Vancouver Sun.

John Smol and Joshua Thienpont (Biology) – New study from Queen’s looks at effects of thawing slumps, on CBC Radio One Inuvik.

Shu-Ping Chen (Public Health Sciences), Heather Stuart (Public Health Sciences) and Terry Krupa (School of Rehabilitation Therapy) – Three year project geared towards improving mental health, on CKWS-TV.

Robert Engen (History) – Remembrance Day is a time to reflect on the many sacrifices made by Canadian soldiers, on CKWS-TV.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Symposium brings multiple perspectives, in the Brockville Recorder and Times.

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Harper and the slippery slope, op-ed published in the Kingston Whig Standard

November 8, 2013

Tim Abray-Nyman (Political Studies) – What is the latest in the Rob Ford scandal, on Global National.

John Smol (Biology) – Oil and gas waste leaking into NWT lakes new study shows, on cbc.ca and in Scientific America.

Neil Bearse (School of Business) – Twitter debuts to soaring shares, in the Toronto Star.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Was the CSEC really conducting industrial espionage for Canadian corporations, in Canadian Business.

Allan English (History) – Telling the story of the Battle of Passchendaele, on CKCU (Ottawa radio).

November 7, 2013

Kevin Banks (Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace) – Tories scramble for clarity on suspended senators’ pensions, in the Globe and Mail.

Tim Abray-Nyman (Political Studies) – Is it possible for Toronto mayor Rob Ford to salvage his image, on Global National.

November 6, 2013

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – Blackberry sale is currently on hold, in ARA (Barcelona-based newspaper).

Peter Copestake (School of Business) – Investing clubs put real money on the line, in the Globe and Mail.

Ned Franks (Political Studies) – Following suspensions, Senate will have to clean house, in the Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, Regina Leader Post, Vancouver Province, Montreal Gazette, Saskatoon Star Phoenix and the Edmonton Journal.

November 5, 2013

Neil Bearse (School of Business) – Blackberry sale is currently on hold, on BBC Radio Five.

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – Fearful customers make it tougher for companies to collect data, in the Globe and Mail.

Jill Scott (Languages, Literatures and Cultures) – Firestorm rages despite Ford’s repeated apology, in the Winnipeg Free Press.

Amy Kaufman (Law Library Head) and Jeff Moon (Queen’s Research Data Centre) - Farewell to Depository Services, a building block of democracy, op-ed in the Ottawa Citizen.

John Pliniussen (School of Business) - New BlackBerry CEO John Chen has connections, on globalnews.ca.

Don Stuart (Law) – Ruling in shooting cases seen by some as jury erosion, in The Lawyers Weekly.


Other News

Queen’s University Real Estate Round Table (directed by John Andrew) was mentioned in a Globe and Mail story about the next hot neighbourhood in Toronto.

November 4, 2013

Neil Bearse (School of Business) – Facebook's mobile profit grows despite decline in teen users, in the Globe and Mail.

David Detomasi (School of Business) – Canadian companies abroad torn between business and human rights, in La Presse.

Judith Davidson (Psychology) - Gaining extra hour less of a problem than losing hour of sleep say experts, in the National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Sun and the Vancouver Province and a number of other national newspapers.

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – What does the fourth quarter housing market look like, on CTV News Channel and CKWS Television.

Ned Franks (Political Studies) – The drama continues in the Senate, on CBC Radio’s Sunday Edition.

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Looking at the travails of the Canadian Forces, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Should we care about the NSA snooping on our emails, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

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