Queen's University

Queen's in the News Archive

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June 18, 2014

Warren Mabee (School of Policy Studies) – Government announces conditional approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline, on CBC’s Lang & O’Leary Exchange; Comparing the Northern Gateway pipeline and Keystone XL, on ctvnews.ca and NewsTalk 1130.

Neil Bearse (School of Business) – Amazon ready to rock smartphone market with new phone being unveiled today, in the Toronto Star.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – The crisis continues in Iraq, on the Sun News Network.

June 17, 2014

John Andrew (School of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Business) – Some Canadian families are choosing to rent instead of buy, on CBC’s The National; Canada’s hot housing market shows signs of slowing in the Toronto Star.

Don Stuart (Law) - Wynne silent on concerns over secrecy of justices of the peace complaints, in the Toronto Star.

Wendy Craig (Psychology) – Nourish a child’s mental well-being this summer, in the Penticton Herald.

Warren Mabee (School of Policy Studies) – Expectations are the Northern Gateway pipeline will be approved, on CBC Radio One.

Other News

David Dodge, Holly Cole and Mark Wiseman were selected by reporter Kate Hammer at the Globe and Mail for inclusion in her column about the top convocation speeches across Canada.

A story on a driving simulator keeping drivers safely on the road for longer in the Toronto Star and Hamilton Spectator quotes a Queen’s study on driving with dementia.

June 16, 2014

Dalal Daoud (PhD candidate, Political Studies) – Iraq can still contain the situation, letter to the editor in the Globe and Mail.

David Murakami Wood (Sociology) – Security behind the scenes at the World Cup and how it could affect the upcoming Olympics, on CTV News Channel; Unrest is growing in Brazil during the World Cup.

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) – Liberal leader’s trustworthy image credited for majority victory, in Nova Scotia Chronicle Herald; Analyzing the election, on CTV News Channel.

Tandy Thomas (School of Business) – Explaining the marketing and advertising behind the World Cup, CTV News Channel.

Jacalyn Duffin (History of Medicine) – Doctors are using hypothermia on dying patients, on CBC’s The Current.

Peter Davies (Biomedical and Molecular Sciences) – Owners of genetically modified salmon have been trying to get in on our plates for 25 years, in the Toronto Star.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Overwhelming majorities of Canadians are in favour of permitting women the right to choose, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Wendy Craig (Psychology) - Many more children have milder but significant social, emotional, and behavioural problems that may go unnoticed by parents, in the Prince George Citizen.

June 13, 2014

Don Drummond (Policy Studies) writes about better labour market information in the Globe and Mail.

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) reacts to election results in Macleans, the Toronto Star and other news outlets.

Kenneth Wong (School of Business) – talks about RadioShack in the National Post, the Windsor Star.

David Dodge (University Chancellor) comments on infrastructure spending, on the Lang & O’Leary Exchange.

Diane Beauchemin (Chemistry) discusses her research on hair on CBC's Quirks and Quarks.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) talks about transport apps on CBC.ca.

Geoffrey Smith (History, Kinesiology) on the dark side of the World Cup, on CTV News Channel.

David Murakami Wood (Sociology) discusses World Cup security, on CTV News Channel.

Jacalyn Duffin (School of Medicine) comments on the cancer drug maker on life support, in Niagara This Week.

Other News

Justin Lee (Biomedical computing) discusses his Vessyl smart cup, on CNET.com.

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.

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