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Queen's in the News Archive

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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.

November 22, 2013

Art Cockfield (Law) - Conservatives reviving old controversy with proposal of cyberbullying law, in the Globe and Mail.

Ken Wong (School of Business) - Canadian shoppers still flock to U.S. to cash in on Black Friday deals, in the National Post, Toronto Star, Waterloo Region Record and the Whitehorse Star.

Geoff Smith (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) - JFK assassination wasn't the first time people questioned important events, in the Kingston Whig Standard, CBC syndication (Windsor, Kitchener-Waterloo, Victoria, Kamloops and Whitehorse), CKWS Live @5 and also on CTV Morning Live. He also commented in another Whig story on where he was the day JFK was shot.

Brandon Tozzo (Political Studies) – What affect did the Kennedy assassination have on politics around the world, on CBC syndication.

David Pratt (History) – There are many theories on the Kennedy assassination, in the Pembroke Observer.

November 21, 2013

Neil Bearse (School of Business) – Students who stay away from social media at university do so at their own peril, in the Toronto Star.

Andrejs Skaburskis (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – Census protester Janet Churnin goes to trial Friday for protesting filling out useless short-form census due to long form's cancellation, in the Toronto Star.

Munir Sheikh (School of Policy Studies) - Census protester Janet Churnin goes to trial Friday for protesting filling out useless short-form census due to long form's cancellation, in the Toronto Star.

Wendy Craig (Psychology) - Federal government tables cyberbullying bill that will make it illegal to send intimate images without consent, on CBC Radio stations across Canada including Yellowknife, Windsor, Quebec City, Vancouver, Thunder Bay, Winnipeg and Montreal. She also participated in the Safe and Inclusive School Conference in Oakville, Ontario. The story was reported in the Oakville Beaver and the Burlington Post.

Nick Bala (Law) - Federal government tables cyberbullying bill that will make it illegal to send intimate images without consent, on CBC Radio’s All in a Day.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Explaining why seniors shouldn’t get discounts, on CBC Radio stations across Canada.

Adam Chippindale (Biology) – Fruit flies are an anomaly in the evolutionary theory of aging, in Frontenac This Week.

November 20, 2013

Geoff Smith (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Fifty years after JFK's assassination, conspiracy goes mainstream, op-ed in the Globe and Mail.

Tim Abray-Nyman (Political Studies) – The issues with Toronto Mayor Rob Ford continue, on CTV News Channel and Global National.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Why seniors shouldn’t get discounts, on CBC Radio One (Sydney, Nova Scotia and Moncton, New Brunswick).

November 19, 2013

Ken Wong (School of Business) –Why seniors shouldn’t get discounts, in Maclean’s Magazine.

Elspeth Morgan (Faculty of Education) - New Canadian teachers head abroad amid tight job market, on CBC’s The National.

Robert Morrison (English) - An inquiry into the death of Bridget Jones's Mark Darcy, on cbc.ca.

Judith Irwin (Physics) – A chance alignment masks second galaxy hiding out behind another, in Nature World News and earthsky.org.

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 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

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