Queen's University

Queen's in the News Archive

Date Text
December 6, 2013

Robert Dennis (History, School of Religion) – The Vatican makes plans to set up a commission on the child abuse crisis, on CTV News Channel.

Sharryn Aiken (Law) - Experts say delays with deportation can be due to many things, including legal proceedings, in the Ottawa Sun.

Alice Aiken (School of Rehabilitation Therapy) – There are no stats kept on Canadian vets who are behind bars, in the Vancouver Province, Montreal Gazette and the Edmonton Journal.

December 5, 2013

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – Can social media make us more productive, in the National Post.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Border agency’s Hezbollah report raises concerns about money smuggling, in the Ottawa Citizen and France 24.

John Smol (Biology) - Researcher returns to alma mater to speak about the environment and be awarded the 2013 Distinguished Mathematics and Science Alumni Award, in the Niagara Falls Review.

December 4, 2013

John Smol (Biology) – Researcher returns to alma mater to speak about the environment and be awarded the 2013 Distinguished Mathematics and Science Alumni Award, in the St. Catharines Standard and the Thorold News.

Ray Peters (Education) - Two studies of the first two years of full-day kindergarten kinder- show it's helping pupils, in the London Free Press.


Kate Rowbotham (School of Business) – How creating happy employees and positive work environments cultivate strong brand advocates, on CJBK London radio.

December 3, 2013

Anne Ellis (School of Medicine) – New research suggests babies can be exposed to allergens as early as six months old, on CBC’s All In A Day, CBC’s Ontario Morning, CTV News Channel, Winnipeg Free Press, St. John’s Telegram, Cape Breton Post, Nanaimo Daily News, a number of other Canadian Press newspapers and CKWS Television.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – An Ontario man is apprehended for allegedly spying on Canadian shipbuilding practices for China, in the National Post and on the Sun News Network (twice).

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Are Black Friday retail deals a myth, in the Ottawa Citizen.

December 2, 2013

David Pichora (Surgery) – What are some of the challenges facing older hospitals, in the Globe and Mail.

Don Drummond (Policy Studies) – An in-depth look at the great pension divide, on Global News The West Block with Tom Clark.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Loyalty cards are becoming a mine of information for brands who track what you buy, in the Toronto Star; Rush of boomers may end seniors discounts, in the Regina Leader Post, Calgary Herald, Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen and the Montreal Gazette.

Andrew Graham (Policy Studies) – Public services expert says managers need tools to deal with abuse of sick leave, in the Ottawa Sun.

Roel Vertegaal (School of Computing) – Keeping an eye on the bandwidth bottom line, in the St. John’s Telegram and the Saskatoon Star Phoenix.

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The element of luck plays in the outcome of military campaigns, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Does the president of the United States have nothing better to do than pardon a turkey, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Judith Davidson (Psychology) – Her new step-by-step book can help with insomnia, on CBC Radio (Sudbury, Thunder Bay).

John McGarry (Political Studies) – The second annual Killam Symposium, on CBC Radio One’s IDEAS.

Brandon Tozzo (Political Studies) – What is the state of politics in Kingston, on CBC Radio.

Kathleen Lahey (Law) – What are the biggest threats to women on campus, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

November 29, 2013

Roel Vertegaal (School of Computing) – Free WiFi, limiting real time viewing helps keep cellphone data charges in line, by The Canadian Press, in the Globe and Mail, Victoria Times Colonist and Yahoo! News.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Questions, but no answers about allegations Canada allowed U.S. to spy at G20, on Global News.

Stan Brown (Chemistry) – Syrian chemical weapons disposal: US offers to take them out to sea, on CTV News Channel.

Monica LaBarge (School of Business) – Too much sizzle? Sexy restaurant ad catches heat, in the Ottawa Citizen, Edmonton Journal and other Postmedia publications.

Andrew Graham (School of Policy Studies) – Managers aid sick leave abuse: experts, in the Ottawa Citizen

John Casselman (Biology) – Whither the eels? In the Brockville Recorder and Times.

Nick Graham (School of Computing) – Study encourages children to play new ‘exergames,’ in the Kingston Whig Standard; Sedentary lifestyle leads to problems, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

November 28, 2013

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Wearable technology heading in a hairier direction with SmartWig, in the Toronto Star; KFC aiming to shake fried image, in the National Post.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Straight talk at End of Life information symposium, in St. Lawrence EMC.

Sanjay Sharma (Ophthalmology, Epidemiology) – Eye disease specialist opens clinic, in Smiths Falls EMC.

Alice Aiken (School of Rehabilitation Therapy) – Military health in scope, in the St. Albert Leader.


Kathleen Lahey (Law) – Government must lead fight of ‘gender equality,’ research on the impact of the proposed tax reform mentioned in the Moncton Times and Transcript. 

November 27, 2013

Robert Wolfe (School of Policy Studies) – WTO’s Bali ministerial meeting holds fate of Doha Round in its hands, op-ed published in the Globe and Mail.

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy, Political Studies) – The new deal with Iran and what it means for the West, on CBC’s The Current.

Kathleen Lahey (Law) – The real danger for women on campus, in Maclean’s.

Erin Crandall (Political Studies) – Live chat: Senate expenses scandal, appears on Canada.com and in other Postmedia publications.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Clear sailing now, but AG points to shipbuilding risks ahead, in Embassy News.


Alana Rangaswamy (Undergraduate student) – Community, columnists and conformism: what the world really wants, in the Waterloo Region Record.

Human Media Lab (Roel Vertegaal, School of Computing) – A peek into the future, the MorePhone mentioned in The Hindu Business Line.

November 26, 2013

Brent Gallupe (School of Business) - Expediting the future: A look back at business schools' response to the hyper-speed advent of the digital era, in the Financial Post; Focus on diversity, not security, key learning in post-9/11 business curricula, in the Financial Post.

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Political Studies) – Skepticism in Canada, anger in the Middle East, on CTV News Channel.
Nick Graham (School of Computing) – New technology combines video game play with physical activity, on CBC’s Ontario Morning. 
Alice Aiken (School of Rehabilitation Therapy) – Soldier’s health focus, in the Edmonton Sun.
Leela Viswanathan (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – Urban planning students research the food security in Kingston, on Newswatch at 11 on CKWS-TV.


November 25, 2013

Arthur Cockfield (Law) - 16X9, on Global Toronto, Global Regina, Global Winnipeg, and other Global TV broadcasts.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Iran nuclear deal, on CTV News Channel.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media) – Rob Ford and the centre of the universe, in the Toronto Star, Hamilton Spectator and other Metroland Media publications.

Kathy Brock (School of Policy Studies, Political Studies) – Why did PMO protect Duffy, not Harper? In the Leader-Post, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal and other Postmedia publications.

Geoffrey Smith (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Live Chat: Remembering JFK, Postmedia online publications; JFK 50 years ago, on CKNW (Vancouver radio); JFK 50 years later, on CKWS-TV. He was interviewed live on CTV News Channel about the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – U.S. Black Friday still draws Canadians; Price selections lure shoppers across the border, in the Hamilton Spectator, and the Vancouver Sun.

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Triumph of the deep state, op-ed published in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Tim Abray-Nyman (Political Studies) – Will Rob Ford be able to survive this ongoing scandal? On London @ Large on CJBK (London radio).

Frances Bonier (Biology) – Scientists find whether female sparrows cheat on their mates can depend on the altitude, in Science Magazine.

Nicholas Graham (School of Computing) – The new Xbox One, on Indie 101 (Mohawk College radio station in Hamilton).


Karen Chung (Student in the School of Medicine) – A special birthday meal, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

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