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Queen's in the News Archive

Date Text
October 31, 2013

Jill Scott (Languages, Literatures and Cultures) – When lying backfires, on CBC’s “Ontario Today.”

Warren Mabee and Peter Milley (Geography) – Open N.S. electrical box with caution, op-ed in the Halifax Chronicle Herald.

October 30, 2013

Douglas Bland (Political Studies) – The Queen’s professor talks about the protests in New Brunswick and the re-release of his book Uprising, on Sun TV.

Robert Morrison (English) – A weekend writing contest led to the creation of Frankenstein and Dracula, on CBC's Airplay.

Heather Stuart (Centre for Health Services and Policy Research) – Queen’s receives $1.7 million in Movember funding, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

October 29, 2013

John Smol (Biology) – What we can learn about climate change from lake sediment samples, on WIPT (North Shore Community Radio, Minnesota).

Angela James (School of Business) - Weighing the pros and cons of seeking opportunities abroad, in the National Post.

John Whyte (Law) – The prime minister’s attempt to sneak through his newest Supreme Court appointment is unconstitutional, op-ed in the Toronto Star.

Jane Webster (School of Business) – Multi tasking can be rude, in 24 Hours Toronto.

October 25, 2013

John Smol (Biology) – What are the various uses of paleoliminology and his winning the Weston Prize, on WTIP radio (Minnesota).

Tandy Thomas (School of Business) – Why BlackBerry’s ‘forbidden fruit’ is such a hit, in the Globe and Mail.

Chris Simpson (School of Medicine) - One of the problems facing health care is the growing number of newly certified specialist physicians who can’t find work, in the Ottawa Citizen.

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) - Liberal private member’s bill aims to limit tenor and volume of federal ads, the Guelph Mercury and the Cambridge Times.

Ned Franks (Political Studies) – The issues in Senate continue on the Todd Veinotte Show (Atlantic Canada radio).

Tom Hollenstein (Psychology) – A new way of looking at teenagers and how we can help them, on CKNW’s Phil Till Show (Vancouver radio).

October 24, 2013

Ron Spronk (Art History) – Research continues into works by Heronymus Bosch, two articles in Brabants Dagblad (daily newspapers in the Netherlands).

Ned Franks (Political Studies) - The federal government’s 2013 budget-implementation bill is at its most irrelevant to the 2013 budget, in the Globe and Mail.

Tracy Ware (English) – Alice Munro won the 2013 Nobel Prize for literature, in Macleans Magazine.

Erin Crandall (Political Studies) – More fireworks in parliament today over the Senate spending scandal, on CKWS Television.

Tom Hollenstein (Psychology) – New ways to look at the teenage years, on CKWS Television First @ 5:30.

October 23, 2013

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – Social media observers weigh in on Facebook allowing beheading videos, in the Globe and Mail.

Hugh Segal (Policy Studies) – Senate debates the possible suspension of Conservative-appointed senators Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin and Patrick Brazeau, on CBC National.

October 22, 2013

Joshua Kurek (Biology) – In Canada's Alberta province, oil sands boom is a two-edged sword, in the Los Angeles Times and the Aberdeen News (San Diego).

Martha Whitehead (Head Librarian) – The university library of the future, in the Globe and Mail.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Three Canadians are arrested in Melbourne on drug trafficking charges, on Global National.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Group wants McDonald’s to step into egg issue, in the Nanaimo Daily News, Victoria Times Colonist, Penticton Herald and the Kelowna Daily Courier.

Robert Wolfe (Policy Studies) - Canada-European Union trade agreement will likely mean lower consumer prices on variety of goods, in the Vancouver Sun.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Why it’s important for people to get flu shots, on CKNW’s Bill Good Show (Vancouver radio).

October 21, 2013

Brendon Gurd (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – What is the best way to try high intensity interval training, in the Globe and Mail.

Ned Franks (Political Studies) - A Conservative proposal to suspend three senators without pay and benefits is sparking a debate, in the Globe and Mail, Huffington Post, Winnipeg Free Press, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Prince George Citizen and a number of other daily newspapers across Canada.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Physicians denied unilateral power to remove life support, in the Globe and Mail, Winnipeg Free Press, CTV News Channel, Hamilton Spectator and on the Sun News Network.

Robert Wolfe (Policy Studies) - Canada-European Union trade agreement will likely mean lower consumer prices on variety of goods, in the Ottawa Citizen, Windsor Star, Calgary Herald, Montreal Gazette and a number of other national daily newspapers across Canada.

Judith Davidson (Psychology) – Sink into Sleep aims to help insomniacs, in the Toronto Star.

Ed Watt (Civil Engineering) – Expert urges further study on Alberta flood plan, in the Calgary Herald and the Ottawa Citizen.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Railway responds quickly to latest train derailment, in the Winnipeg Free Press, Vancouver Province, Hamilton Spectator and a number of other daily newspapers across Canada.

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) - Prime Minister Stephen Harper recently announced that he would not attend the next Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

John Smol (Biology) – Local professor among Canadian change makers, in Kingston This Week.

October 18, 2013

Keith Banting (Policy Studies) – To reduce inequality, we must focus on our politics, op-ed in the Globe and Mail.

Kevin Banks (Law) - Saskatchewan essential services law challenge heads to Supreme Court of Canada, in the Saskatoon Star Phoenix.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – Google shared endorsement ads spark user backlash, on cbc.ca.

October 17, 2013

Ian McKay (History) – Is the government trying to reshape Canada history, in the Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Regina Leader Post, Montreal Gazette, Cambridge Times, News Talk 980, News Talk 650 and a number of other daily newspapers.

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) – Hot housing market set for a cool-down through the winter, in the Toronto Star and the Brampton Guardian.

David Gordon (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – Saint John sprawl worse than Halifax but better than Montreal, in the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal.

Meredith Chivers (Psychology) – The relationship of sexual response to masochism, on Savage Lovecast (Seattle, Washington).

Jacalyn Duffin (School of Medicine) – The shortage of prescription drugs continues, on the Dave Taylor Show (Atlantic Canada radio).

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