Queen's University

Queen's in the News Archive

Date Text
February 20, 2014

Robert Wolfe (Political Studies) – Dissing the North American Free Trade Agreement for political gain, on News 570.

Keith McWhirter (IT Services) – Keeping track of the family with technology, blog on globalnews.ca.

February 19, 2014

Richard Reznick (Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences) – Doctors may cut down on unnecessary tests, in the Toronto Star.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Iran’s leader is expressing skepticism about the next round of nuclear negotiations with world powers, on Sun News Network.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Belgium makes a controversial ruling on child euthanasia, on 102 FM (Jamaican radio).

February 18, 2014

Jacalyn Duffin (History of Medicine) – Can a scientist believe in miracles, op-ed on bbc.ca.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Belgium makes a controversial ruling on child euthanasia, on CTV News Channel, cbc.ca, the Roy Green Show (11 Corus Entertainment radio stations) and 900 CHML (Hamilton radio).

Geoff Smith (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, History) – The Olympics are often a venue for controversy, on CTV News Channel.

John –Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – The rise of the internet is seeing us juggling up to 25 different passwords, in the National Post.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – New technology allows television stations to air different commercials in specific postal codes, in the Toronto Star; Does the made in Canada brand make a difference, in the National Post.

Robert Ross (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Shake up your sedentary lifestyle by walking around as much as possible, in the Toronto Star.

Robert Dennis (School of Religion, History) – Taking a look back at the year in the Catholic Church, on CKWS Live @ 5.

Robert Morrison (English) – How Jane Austen novels can help people become more romantic, on CKWS Television.

February 13, 2014

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Examining charities that accept donations from states that sponsor terrorism such as Iran and Syria, on Sun TV.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Metro and Loblaw slammed by the U.S. retail invasion, in the Montreal Gazette.

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – Everyone loves to be remembered on Valentine’s Day, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

February 12, 2014

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Brain dead woman gives birth to healthy baby in British Columbia, on CTV News Channel.

George Smith (School of Business) – Cooling off period helps when two sides have opposing views, in the Daily Gleaner (Fredericton).

Robert Ross (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – More people than ever are sitting for a living, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Neil Bearse (School of Business) – How is the face of Facebook is changing, on 680 News Toronto and 660 News Calgary.

February 11, 2014

Alice Aiken (School of Rehabilitation Therapy) – Exploring veteran and mental health issues in both the United States and Canada.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Khurram Sher pleads not guilty to collaborating in an al-Qaeda-inspired plot, on CBC Radio.

February 10, 2014

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Syrians continue to be evacuated from Homas, on CTV News Channel.

Robert Dennis (History, School of Religion) – The United Nations demands the Vatican take action against child sex abusers, on CTV News Channel.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – A plane from the Ukraine was nearly hijacked and the pilot forced to land in Sochi, on CTV News Channel and CBC Radio. He also participated in an online Postmedia chat about security and terrorism in Sochi.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – McDonald’s Canada’s latest video takes cameras behind the scenes at their factory in London, Ontario, in the National Post.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Experimental treatments can give false sense of hope to some cancer patients, in the Toronto Star; Fighting for survival in the clinical trials system, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

David Gordon (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – People know suburbs when we see them but are stumped when asked to define them, in the Hamilton Spectator.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Security continues to be tight at the Sochi Olympics, on the Roy Green Show (Corus Radio Network). He also participated in an online Postmedia chat about security and terrorism in Sochi.

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Annual report entitled Freedom in the World, is rather depressing, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Geoff Smith (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, History) – The 2014 Olympics kick off in Sochi, on the Roy Green Show (Corus Radio Network).

Kip Pegley (School of Music) – Beatlemania celebrates 50 years, on CKNW (Vancouver radio).

February 7, 2014

Robert Dennis (History, School of Religion) – The United Nations is demanding the Vatican act against child sex abusers, on Hot 102 FM (Kingston, Jamaica radio).

Judith Davidson (Psychology) – Why you’ll kiss your sleep goodbye after you fall in love, op-ed in the Globe and Mail.

Sharry Aiken (Law) – Ottawa proposes sweeping new citizenship rules to crack down on fraud, in the Globe and Mail, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Saskatoon Star Phoenix and the Regina Leader Post.

Anne Ellis (School of Medicine) - There's no need to avoid potential allergens in the diets of babies, in the Vancouver Sun.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Security in Sochi ranges from Wi-Fi hacking to surveillance drones, on globalnews.ca.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – U.S. man blames changes in gun culture after being charged with trying to smuggle a gun into Canada, on Radio Canada.

Monica LaBarge (School of Business) – The Canadian Olympic Committee decides to file an injunction against North Face, on CBC Radio.

February 6, 2014

Kerri Froc (PhD candidate, Law) – There will be constitutional challenges to Quebec’s proposed Charter of Values, op-ed in the Ottawa Citizen.

Robert Dennis (History, School of Religion) – The United Nations is demanding the Vatican act against child sex abusers, on CTV News Channel, the Ottawa Citizen, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Windsor Star, Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette, CKNW (Vancouver radio) and a number of other Canadian Press newspapers across Canada.

Kip Pegley (School of Music) – How the Beatles changed the world, the 50th anniversary of Beatlemania, on CBC’s All in a Day and also participated in a Postmedia online chat.

Maha Othman (Biomedical and Molecular Sciences) – Blood test may be able to detect risk of clots in cancer patients, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

February 5, 2014

Marc Epprecht (Global Development Studies) – New book examines intolerant laws against homosexual customs across Africa, in Al Jazeera (online news from Qatar) and Xtra!.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – A Tunisian scientist and terror suspect lashes out at the Canadian government, in the National Post.

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