Queen's University

Queen's in the News Archive

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February 6, 2014

Kerri Froc (PhD candidate, Law) – There will be constitutional challenges to Quebec’s proposed Charter of Values, op-ed in the Ottawa Citizen.

Robert Dennis (History, School of Religion) – The United Nations is demanding the Vatican act against child sex abusers, on CTV News Channel, the Ottawa Citizen, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Windsor Star, Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette, CKNW (Vancouver radio) and a number of other Canadian Press newspapers across Canada.

Kip Pegley (School of Music) – How the Beatles changed the world, the 50th anniversary of Beatlemania, on CBC’s All in a Day and also participated in a Postmedia online chat.

Maha Othman (Biomedical and Molecular Sciences) – Blood test may be able to detect risk of clots in cancer patients, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

February 5, 2014

Marc Epprecht (Global Development Studies) – New book examines intolerant laws against homosexual customs across Africa, in Al Jazeera (online news from Qatar) and Xtra!.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – A Tunisian scientist and terror suspect lashes out at the Canadian government, in the National Post.

February 4, 2014

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – Cyber attacks could become the new normal, on CBC’s The National and in the Toronto Star.

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) – What is the latest news in the Canadian real estate market, on CTV News Channel.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) - How Canada’s highly paid Olympic men’s hockey pros are insured against acts of terrorism but their amateur teammates may not be, on Sun TV.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – B.C. man keeps vigil at the side of brain-dead wife and unborn son, in the Toronto Star.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Heart wins over humour for Super Bowl commercials, in the Toronto Star.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – Facebook turns 10, in the Hamilton Spectator.

Pierre Jolicoeur (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Is the security in Russia enough to ensure the safety of the Olympics, on Radio Canada.

Tandy Thomas (School of Business) – How successful was this year’s crop of Super Bowl commercials, on NewsTalk 770 (Calgary radio).

February 3, 2014

Mary Louis Adams (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – What is the surprising truth behind Olympic figure skating, in Newsweek magazine.

Tandy Thomas (School of Business) – Are Super Bowl advertisements more popular than the actual game, on CTV News Channel and CKWS Television.

Hugh Segal (Policy Studies and School of Business) – Was Justin Trudeau’s Senate move a stunt or did it have substance, on The West Block with Tom Clark.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) - Social network's evolution from distraction to utility driven by technology and revenue, in the Toronto Star; Facebook marks a decade of social networking, in the Toronto Star.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – It’s the case of experts versus the know-it-alls, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Prime Minister Harper equates the criticism of the Israeli government with anti-Semitism, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Should the world be concerned about security and terrorism at the Sochi Olympics, on CKWS (Vancouver radio).

January 31, 2014

Tandy Thomas (School of Business) – Super Bowl ads get more feminine, in the Montreal Gazette, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, The Province and other Postmedia publications.

Robert Wolfe (School of Policy Studies) – Trans Pacific trade talks bumping into hostility, on MetroNews.ca and in the Alberni Valley Times.

Robert Dennis (School of Religion, History) – Pope on the cover of Rolling Stone, on the CKNW Morning News with Philip Till.


The Faculty of Health Sciences workplace mental health training program was mentioned in the Globe and Mail in a story about mental health in the workplace and Bell Let’s Talk.

January 30, 2014

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – Smart appliances in the home, on CBC’s As It Happens.

Heather Stuart (Centre for Health Services and Policy Research) – Mental health research and Bell Let’s Talk, on CTV Northern Ontario.

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Egypt’s ousted president defiant at start of prison break trial, on Sun News Network.

Robert Dennis (History, School of Religion) – Pope on cover of this Friday’s Rolling Stone magazine, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

Ned Franks (Political Studies) – Justin Trudeau removes 32 Liberal senators from the caucus, on CKNW’s Simi Sara Show

January 29

Françoise Morissette (Industrial Relations Centre) – Chris Hadfield’s call for collaboration, in The Globe and Mail.

David Gordon (Urban and Regional Planning) – Shoehorning retailers into residential neighbourhoods, in the Toronto Star.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – Feedback: if you need it, here’s where to get it and how to use it, on MetroNews.ca.

Maha Othman (Biomedical and Molecular Sciences) – Identifying blot clot risk in prostate cancer patients, on the Simi Sara Show on CKNW (Vancouver Radio).

Ken Wong (School of Business) – EMV is not impervious to data breaches, on CreditCards.com.

January 27, 2014

Dick Zoutman (Biomedical and Molecular Sciences) – Antiseptic vapour credited with eliminating superbug, in the National Post.

Erik Knutsen (Law) – Judge opens door to proving death of Javad Heydary, in the Toronto Star.

Glenville Jones (Biomedical and Molecular Sciences) – Vitamin D supplements are still important for people living close to the North Pole, on The World At Six on CBC Radio One.

Simon Hesp (Chemistry) – A permanent solution to potholes? On CBC’s Windsor Morning.

Monica LaBarge (School of Business) – No smoking gun in the Canadian Olympic Committee/North Face dispute, in Marketing Magazine.

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) – Ad industry watchdog won’t name and shame false government campaign, in the Canadian Press, CBCNews.ca and other publications.

Emily Fahlgren and Amelia Zheng (Undergraduate students volunteers) – Queen’s students camping out for a cause, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Branden Deschambault (Undergraduate medical student) – Top medical students to gather in Kingston, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

January 24, 2014

Erik Knutsen (Law) – Doubt is still clouding the matter of whether embattled lawyer Javad Heydary is dead or alive, in the Toronto Star.

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – Blackberry is selling off its Canadian properties, on CBC Ottawa.

Art Cockfield (Law) – BlackBerry receives a tax benefit from Ottawa, in La Presse.

Monica LaBarge (School of Business) – The Canadian Olympic Committee is threatening The North Face with legal action for using their logo, on ctv.ca, News Talk 770 (Calgary radio), 660 News, 680 News, 57- News.

January 23, 2014

Ian McKay (History) - Two hundred years after the War of 1812 ended, many historians still fail to recognize its influence on Canada's founders, in the National Post.

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – Smart household devices are being hijacked by hackers, in the Toronto Star.

Monica LaBarge (School of Business) – Olympic trademark infringement is a growing concern, in the Victoria Times Colonist and the Vancouver Sun.

Sharry Aiken (Law) – Ottawa ramps up efforts to strip refugee statues, in the Ottawa Citizen and Vancouver Province.

Simon Hesp (Chemistry) – Professor can imagine a world without potholes, on CBC Radio Ottawa and CKWS Television.

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