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Queen's in the News Archive

Date Text
2006-07-12 09:45:50

Steven Lehrer, Weili Ding - effect of peers on student achievement ...
Brian Bennett, James Reynolds - new Alzheimer’s drug ...

2006-07-11 10:54:21

Janet Brooke - portrait of Sir John A. Macdonald's first wife...
Arthur Cockfield - workplace surveillance...

2006-07-10 10:17:42

David Detomasi (International Business) comments in the Globe and Mail about Russia’s position on energy security and the discussion that will surround this issue at the Group of Eight Summit.  
Jonathan Rose (Political Science) continues to comment about a political experiment that studies whether or not Ontario citizens should change the way they elect their MPPs, most recently in the St. Catharines Standard and in the Welland Tribune.  
Ken Wong (Business) discusses how Toronto could better market itself as a world-class tourist destination in the Toronto Star.
Lucie Levesque (Physical and Health Education) comments on a program designed to encourage physical activity among grade 5 students with the Limestone School Board District in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Robert Lovelace (Native Studies) discusses the construction of the controversial Algonquin First Nation Cultural Centre in the Kingston Whig-Standard.  
Chris Riddell (Policy Studies) compares research on unemployment insurance in New Brunswick and Maine in the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal.  
James Reynolds (Toxicology and Pharmacology) comments on fetal exposure to methanol and its possible role in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders on medicalnewstoday.com.  
Nancy Alboim and Ross Finnie's (Policy Studies) research about earnings returns from immigrant employees and Canadian born employees from different ethnic groups is noted in the Toronto Star.

2006-07-06 12:04:50

 Andrew Daugulis (Chemical Engineering) discusses Terrence Cocoran’s Junk Science definition in the National Post.
Thomas Axworthy’s (Policy Studies) opinion piece about human trafficking appears in the Toronto Star.
 Kim Nossal (Political Studies) continues to discuss the implications for undergrads of lighter teaching loads that allow faculty to pursue research or administrative duties, most recently in the London Free Press.
Robert Reid (Obstetrics and Gynecology) continues to discuss a new oral contraceptive option for women, most recently in the Summerside Journal Pioneer.
Ian Janssen (Kinesiology and Health Studies) comments on the state of health and well being in Kingston in comparison to the rest of Canada in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
Jan Allen and Janet Brooke (Agnes Etherington Art Centre) comment in the Ottawa Citizen, the Kingston Whig-Standard and on cbc.ca about a Queen’s-owned portrait of Isabella Clark Macdonald who is said to be Sir John A. Macdonald’s first wife.
Thomas Courchene (Policy Studies) comments on fiscal imbalance in the Hill Times.  

2006-06-29 08:57:17

Kim Nossal (Political Studies) discusses in the Globe and Mail the implications for undergrads of lighter teaching loads that allow faculty to pursue research or administrative duties.
William Paterson (Physiology) discusses the implications of long wait times for cancer treatment in the Montreal Gazette.
Heather Stuart (Psychiatry) comments in the Calgary Herald about mental illness.
Martha Bailey (Law) discusses on CTV news the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Leskun v. Leskun and the relevance of misconduct to the issue of spousal support.

2006-06-26 11:10:49

Ian Janssen (Kinesiology and Health Studies) comments in the Globe and Mail and on globeandmail.ca about obesity rates in Canada.
Robert Reid (Obstetrics & Gynecology) comments on globeandmail.ca, in a Canadian Press story that is covered by the Halifax Daily News, Hamilton Spectator and Victoria Times Colonist, and on CTV about the possible health benefits to women of suppressing their menstruation with a new contraceptive.
David Gordon’s (Urban & Regional Planning) opinion piece about urban renewal in Canada appears in the Kingston Whig-Standard.

2006-06-23 11:05:21

Betsy Donald (Geography) comments in the Globe and Mail about factors that contribute to the economic success of cities.
Alvaro Morales (Urology) discusses in the National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Edmonton Journal, Regina Leader Post and Kingston Whig-Standard Viagara’s effectiveness in helping soldiers perform in Afghanistan’s mountains. 
David Walker (Health Sciences) discusses on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard the expansion of Queen’s Family Medicine program.
Doug Bland (Policy Studies) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard about the evolution of Canada’s military strategy.
James Reynold (Biology) comments on CKWS TV and CHUM Radio about $1.5 million CIHR funding that poises a new Fetal Alcohol Syndrome network to research therapeutic interventions for at risk fetuses and children.

2006-06-19 11:20:36

Katherine Wynne-Edwards (Biology) comments about the possible impact of marriage on men's hormone levels in the Globe and Mail.
Art McDonald (Physics) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard about the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory's (SNO) recent Ontario Research and Innovation Optical Network (ORION) award for discoveries of significance in the fields of networking and communication.
David Walker (Health Sciences) and Walter Rosser (Family Medicine) comment in Kingston Whig-Standard stories about the opening of Haynes Hall, and the impact of the doctor shortage on patient selection criteria.
Queen's latest Fulbirght recipients, professors Laura Murray (English), Christopher Eckert (Biology) and Cherie Metcalf (Law) and student Janique Dubois (Political Studies) are highlighted in the Kingston Whig-Standard.Martin Duncan (Physics) comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard about Pluto's place in solar studies.

2006-06-14 13:02:53

David Saunders (Business) comments in the National Post about hurdles facing women completing MBA degrees.
Ian Janssen (Community Health & Epidemiology) discusses in the Toronto Sun the long-term effects of obesity in Canada.

2006-06-12 09:08:31

Rob Brison (Emergency Medicine) continues to discuss, most recently on cbc.ca, findings from his co-authored report about children and farm injuries that was published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
Paul Reed (Policy Studies) discusses dwindling long term volunteering in Canada in the Edmonton Sun.
Justin Jaron Lewis's (Jewish Studies) opinion piece about life after death appears in the Kingston Whig-Standard.
David Walker (Health Sciences) discusses recruiting family doctors in Kingston on CKWS TV.
Betsy Donald (Geography) discusses her study about dynamic cities on CKWS TV.

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