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Queen's in the News Archive

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June 12, 2014

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – Is social media a passing fad or will it become integral to business by 2020, in the Globe and Mail; Why transport apps like Uber are shaking up how you get around, on cbc.ca.

Don Drummond (Policy Studies) – What we don’t know and why we don’t know about the labour market dilemma, on CBC’s Lang and O’Leary Exchange.

Julian Barling (School of Business) – A minor disruption in sleep can have adverse effects on work, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Geoff Smith (School of Kinesiology and Heath Studies) – The World Cup soccer tournament is getting harder to justify, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Kathy Brock (Political Studies) – The NDP and Liberals are fighting for the Kingston vote, on CKWS Television.

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) – Voters have been subjected to a large number of election attack ads, on CKWS Television; Advance voter turnout in riding a positive sign, in the Kingston Whig Standard. He also was heard on a number of Ontario radio stations talking about low voter turnout due to bland choices.

June 11, 2014

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) talks about negative political campaigns on CHAY Today 93.1 (Barrie radio), AM980 London News, CKWS-TV and CTV News Toronto.

Kent Novakowski (Civil Engineering) discusses groundwater contamination across Eastern Ontario, in the Ottawa Citizen

Bruce Gilley (International and Defence Studies) comments on Canadian interest in trade with China in the Vancouver Sun, the Saskatoon Star Phoenix and Montreal Gazette. 

Lisa Dufraimont (Law) was interviewed about reasonable doubt, in The Lawyers Weekly. 

Other News

Queen’s graduate Lauren Friese was interviewed by the Globe and Mail about her job recruitment site, TalentEgg.

June 10, 2014

Tim Abray-Nyman (Political Studies) discusses political attack ads on CBC Radio Ottawa.

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) talks about the costs of cybercrime, on CBC radio syndication.

William Pickett (Public Health Sciences) comments on outdoor play as a key part of kids’ activity in the Broome County News.

Lisa Dufraimont (Law) weighs in on post-offence conduct during an appeal court ruling, in Lawyers Weekly.

Nicholas Bala (Law) discusses custody appeal rights for foster parents, in the Lawyers Weekly.

June 9, 2014

Caroline Pukall (Psychology) comments on pelvic physiotherapy in the Globe and Mail.

Kenneth Wong (School of Business) discusses Coca-Cola’s World Cup ads in the Toronto Star.

David Walker (School of Medicine, Policy Studies) questions Ontario’s health care system in the Ottawa Citizen.

William Pickett (Community Health and Epidemiology) weighs in on children playing outside in the summer in the Edmonton Journal and Saskatoon Star Phoenix.

Kevin Robbie (Physics) discusses his research on shrapnel in sand on CBCNews.ca.

Arthur Cockfield (Law) comments on offshore tax strategies, on Global 16x9 broadcast in Edmonton, Calgary, Montreal and other cities across Canada.

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) discusses Kingston locals reacting to spam law, on CKWS-TV.

Other News

Singer Holly Cole receives honorary degree at Queen’s – On CKWS-TV and in the Kingston Whig Standard.

June 5, 2014

Heather Bastedo (Political Studies) comments on the disconnect between youth and politics in theToronto Star

William Pickett (Community Health and Epidemiology) discusses the importance of time outside for children in the Victoria Times Colonist. 

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) weighs in on police overtime budgets in the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal. 

June 4, 2014

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – A new Privacy Commissioner of Canada is appointed, on Global National.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – The United States say they have a plan to protect the NATO nations, on Sun TV and CTV News Channel.

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) – What non-verbal communication revealed about the three candidates in the debate, in the Ottawa Citizen.

William Pickett (Community Health and Epidemiology) – Old-fashioned fun should be part of every kid’s summer schedule, in the Montreal Gazette and the Prince George Citizen.

Chris Simpson (School of Medicine) – Canada has made no progress on psychiatric care wait times, on ctvnews.ca.

June 3, 2014

Neil Bearse (School of Business) – Apple shifts focus from hardware to software as a new era of competition with Google dawns, in the Globe and Mail.

John Smol (Biology) – The Obama administration plans to cut greenhouse gases by 30 per cent by 2030, on CTV News Channel.

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – Creating a whole new kind of online business, in the National Post.

Julian Barling (School of Business) – What are some good qualities found in a mayor, on CJOB (Winnipeg radio), CFRA (Ottawa radio) and CBC Metro Morning; What the Miami Dolphins are teaching the rest of us about workplace bullying, on forbes.com.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Why is the United States negotiating with terrorists, on Sun TV.

June 2, 2014

Don Drummond (Policy Studies) – Does Toronto have a rhetoric problem, in the Toronto Star.

Melissa Lafreniere (Geography) - Iqaluit looks at Apex River as supplemental water source, on CBC Television.

Heather Bastedo (Political Studies) – Commented on the upcoming election and how to engage young people, on CBC’s Cross Country Check-Up and CJOB 680 (Winnipeg radio).

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Taking a closer look at election platforms, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Diane Beauchemin (Chemistry) – Novel forensic technique identifies people by their hair, on gizmag.com and Nature World News.

May 30, 2014

Judith Davidson (Psychology) – Is sleep really the key to fighting obesity, op-ed in the Globe and Mail.

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) - Scotiabank cuts fixed 5-year mortgage rate to 2.97 per cent, lowest among the big banks, in the National Post.

Sharry Aiken (Law) – In a bid to deport suspected war criminals and gangsters, Ottawa finds itself in a Catch-22, in Maclean’s Magazine.

Heather Bastedo (Political Studies) – When it comes to non-engaged youth, politics in personal, on680 CJOB (Winnipeg radio).

Diane Beauchemin (Chemistry) – New technology could help crime fighters, on CKWS Television.

John Smol (Biology) – Will Canada be ready for the next natural disaster, in metronews.ca.

May 29, 2014

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Why more companies are marketing to women, on CBC’s The National; How has Lenovo computer’s advertising gaff hurt the brand, on globalnews.ca.

Douglas Reid (School of Business) – Consumers are starting to demand better corporate behaviour, in the Globe and Mail.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Edward Snowden is trying to counteract claims that have called his credibility into question, on CTV News Channel.

Melissa Lafreniere (Geography) - Iqaluit looks at Apex River as supplemental water source, on cbc.ca.

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) – Scotiabank lowers five year fixed mortgage rate, in the Nova Scotia Chronicle Herald, New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal and a number of other Canadian Press newspapers.

David Murakami Wood (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Canada needs better privacy controls, in IT World Canada.

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