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Queen's in the News Archive

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2006-03-30 09:12:48

Art Cockfield (Law) comments in the Toronto Star about Apple Computer's use of the Apple Corp logo. He also comments in the Kingston Whig-Standard and on CBC Radio's Regional News about the Kingston police switching to digital communications media.

2006-03-29 09:13:48

Timothy Smith’s (History) opinion piece about a controversial youth employment law in France appears in the Globe and Mail.

2006-03-28 10:14:54

Vincent Mosco (Sociology) comments in the Globe and Mail about Canada's position at global telecommunications negotiations.
Nick Bala (Law) comments extensively in papers across the country about a Conservative election promise to impose even tougher measures than the current law under the Youth Justice Act including in the Montreal Gazette, Kingston Whig-Standard and Vancouver Sun.
The Kingston Whig-Standard reports that four Queen’s researchers, Yongjun Lai (Mechanical and Materials Engineering) Tom Hollenstein (Psychology) Eric Dumont (Anesthesiology) and Stephen Hughes (Physics) share almost almost $547,000 funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation Leaders Opportunities Fund.

2006-03-27 09:28:05

An opinion piece by emeritus professor Mohammad Qadeer (Urban Planning) about concealing one's face as a religious obligation appears on globeandmail.ca.
Tom Axworthy (Policy Studies) co-chair of a Liberal party-appointed renewal commission discusses the ineffectiveness of the party's strategies on the front page of the National Post. The story receives extensive coverage including the Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Edmonton Journal and Kingston Whig-Standard.
Elspeth Murray (Business) comments on the trend in appointing corporate co-presidents in the Toronto Star.
Jackie Duffin (History of Medicine) and emeritus professor Lola Cuddy (Music) discuss their research on music and Alzheimer?s on CBC Radio's Ontario Morning.

2006-03-23 09:05:37

Douglas Reid (Business) continues to discuss risks to small businesses outsourcing business functions, most recently in the National Post.
Elspeth Murray (Business) comments in the National Post about big businesses organizing into smaller internal units to stay ahead of the competition.
Karen Dubinksy’s (History) co-authored paper on the 1911 Angelina Napolitano murder case is highlighted in the Toronto Star.
George Perlin (Policy Studies) discusses in the Kingston Whig-Standard the handbook developed at Queen’s to train  police to protect Ukranian citizens at next week’s election.
Kathy Brock (Policy Studies) comments on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard about Peter Milliken’s effectiveness as Speaker.
John Smol (Biology) continues to discuss the importance of research for the sake of science as opposed to the creation of products, most recently on CKWS-TV; and he comments in University Affairs about nurturing an appreciation for nature in young children.

2006-03-22 09:20:05

Douglas Reid (Business) discusses in the Ottawa Citizen and Montreal Gazette risks to small businesses outsourcing business functions.
Jay Handelman (Business) comments on the front page of the Kingston Whig-Standard about the pros and cons of automated technology versus personal service at movie rental outlets.
Bev Baines  (Law) discusses her recent Status of Women Canada report on polygamy in a documentary on Le Point,  CBC Radio Canada French TV.
John Smol (Biology) discusses the importance of research for the sake of science as opposed to the creation of products on CBC Radio's Ontario Morning.

2006-03-20 09:41:01

Tim Smith (History) is interviewed on La rumeur du monde on the France Culture radio network and in Le Point magazine about youth unemployment and intergenerational inequality in France.Jacalyn Duffin (History/Medicine) comments on the historic names for diseases in the Edmonton Journal.Doug Bland (Policy Studies) writes an op-ed on the ability of parliament to make national defence decisions.Doug Reid (Business) comments in the National Post on how disgruntled pilots could disrupt Air Canada operations and continues to comment on airline seat sales in the Truro Daily News.Kristan Aronson (Community Health and Epidemiology) continues to comment on environmental risk factors in breast cancer in the Vancouver Province and the Saskatoon Star Phoenix.

2006-03-17 09:12:13

John McHale (Economics) comments on climbing gas prices in the Kingston Whig-Standard.Doug Reid (Business) comments on a CanJet seat sale in the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal and the Calgary Herald. Steve Salterio (Business) comments on Nortel’s relationship with Deloitte and Touche LLP in the National Post.Ned Franks (Political Studies) comments on Senate positions in the National Post.

2006-03-16 08:51:06

Dan Howes (Emergency Medicine) is interviewed on CBC’s Ontario Morning about using induced hypothermia to treat heart attack patients.Kritin Aronson (Community Health and Epidemiology) continues to comment on environmental influences on breast cancer rates most recently in the Calgary Herald.Steve Salterio (Business) comments in the Toronto Star about a trend toward firms restating their financial results.

2006-03-15 09:29:24

Tim Smith (History) writes an op-ed in Le Figaro regarding widespread opposition to the French Goverrnment’s CPE law (a law designed to make it easier to hire and fire young workers).Ned Franks (Politics) comments in the National Post on the role of the Senate.Rob Hickey (Industrial Relations) comments on the Ontario college instructors’ strike in the Kingston-Whig Standard.

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