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Queen's in the News Archive

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May 12, 2014

David Lyon (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Why surveillance is proliferating even if there is no conspiracy, on The Lang and O’Leary Exchange, CTV News Channel and a number of CBC stations across Canada.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Ukraine has strategically deployed 15,000 soldiers, on CTV News Channel.

John Smol (Biology) – What Sudbury can teach China about air pollution, in the Toronto Star.

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Pop-up shops feed appetite for limited-time buys, in Calgary Herald, The Okanagan and the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – Is the selfie still cool, on cbc.ca.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – A discussion on should doctors be permitted to actively end the live of certain severely-impaired newborns, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Louie Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Should Turkey be viewed as a European country or a Middle Eastern country, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

 

John Casselman (Biology) – In search of the elusive sturgeon, in the Brockville Recorder and Times.

May 9, 2014

David Lyon (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Why surveillance is proliferating even if there is no conspiracy, on CTV News Channel and published in the Ottawa Citizen, the Whitehorse Daily Star and a number of other Canadian newspapers.

Warren Mabee (School of Policy Studies, Geography) – Atlantic Canada is the next major pipeline battleground, in the National Post.

Nicholas Bala (Law) – The youth criminal justice act works, in the Saskatoon Star Phoenix and the Regina Leader Post.

Ian Janssen (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies) – Sedentary lifestyle trumps smoking for heart disease risks in some, on cbc.ca.

Lindsay Morcom (Education) – Why Bill C33 the First Nations Education Act won’t work, on Aboriginal Peoples Television Network.

Sharryn Aiken (Law) – How is the temporary foreign workers program is impacting the Canadian labour market and the broader economy, in Now Magazine.

May 8, 2014

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – An IPO is planned by e-commerce company Alibaba Group, on CBC National.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – The situation in the Ukraine continues to change, on CTV News Channel.

Nicholas Graham (School of Computing) – Nintendo has taken a long fall in the gaming wars, in the Globe and Mail.

David Lyon (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Queen’s Surveillance Studies Centre launches new book, in the Ottawa Citizen.

Sam McKegney (English) – Author launches new book in Ottawa, in the Ottawa Citizen.

Heather Stuart (Centre for Health Services and Policy Research) – Society stigmatizes mental illness, in the Ottawa Citizen.

Nicholas Bala (Law) – Society less safe by jailing youths, in the Victoria Times Colonist.

David Gordon (School of Urban and Regional Planning) – Empty stores in downtown Kingston are becoming a huge concern, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Koli Basu (Biomedical and Molecular Science) was interviewed by CKWS Television about the large amount of midges on the Kingston waterfront this year.

May 7, 2014

John Smol (Biology) – Climate change already threatens human health a U.S. report confirms, in the Toronto Star.

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) – Negative ads destroy voters trust in all politicians, in the Toronto Star.

Michael Smolander (Industrial Relations) - Canada can address and beat Thomas Piketty's inequality projections, op-ed in the Montreal Gazette.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Should vaccines be made mandatory in Alberta, on AM 630 (Edmonton radio).

May 6, 2014

Roel Vertegaal (School of Computing) – A new smartphone folds into different shapes, in the Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates) and a number of other international and trade publications.

Michael Smolander (Industrial Relations) - Canada can address and beat Thomas Piketty's inequality projections, op-ed in the Ottawa Citizen.

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – Are niche shopping experiences the key to survival in Canada’s crowded market, on global.ca.

Nicholas Bala (Law) – Closure of youth detention centre in Victoria could prompt lawsuit, in Metro News.

Colleen Davison (Public Health Sciences) – Kingston walking tours run the gauntlet, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) - We are racing to stay ahead of the bacteria that might kill us, op-ed in the Owen Sound Sun Times.

May 5, 2014

Roel Vertegaal (School of Computing) – A new smartphone folds into different shapes, in Asian News International, India Today, Hindustan Times and over 20 other international news agencies and trade publications.

Kathy Brock (Political Studies, Policy Studies) – What will the NDP gain or lose from voting against the budget and what this means for the Liberals, on Global National.

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – An update on the situation in Syria, on The Agenda with Steve Paikin.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – What is the situation regarding war in the Ukraine, on CTV News Channel.

Adam Molnar (Surveillance Studies Centre) – Should you trust robo-advisors to manage your money for less, in the Hamilton Spectator and the St. John’s Telegram.

Nicholas Bala (Law) – B.C. could face court challenge if youth are held in Victoria police cells, in the Victoria Times Colonist.

Robert Morrison (English) – Torstar Corp. sells Harlequin book publishing company to News Corp. for $455 million, on ctv.ca.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Should vaccines be mandatory, on NewsTalk 770 (Calgary radio); We are racing to stay ahead of the bacteria that might kill us, op-ed in the Kingston Whig Standard.

May 1, 2014

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) –  These hackers are hired to break into your systems, in the Toronto Star.

Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant (Political Studies) – Getting more women into politics still an uphill battle, in the St. John’s Telegram.

Kenneth Wong (School of Business) – Grocers are collecting your shopping data – should consumers be wary? On GlobalNews.ca.

Lynda Colgan (Education) – A rendezvous with science, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

April 30. 2014

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – Why Canada’s banks have weaker passwords than Twitter or Google, in the Globe and Mail.

Tina Dacin (School of Business) – Merging? Better check your culture compatibility before signing on the dotted line, in the National Post.

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – How a simple office plant can increase your productivity and happiness, in MetroNews.ca.

Geoff Smith (Kinesiology and Health Studies, History) – The NBA bans Donald Sterling for life, on CKWS-TV Live@5.

Other News

Keith McWhirter (ITServices) – Beware of apps that spy on family members, on Consumer Eagle.

April 29, 2014

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) - RCMP tracking Canadians considered at risk of joining terror groups, on Sun News Network.

Judith Davidson (Psychology) - Stop trying so hard to sleep better, on the Todd Veinotte Show (Atlantic Canada radio).

Ian Janssen (Kinesiology and Health Studies) - Obesity in Canada is 'overstated': Fraser Institute, on NewsTalk 1130.com.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) - Few reasons to avoid vaccines, op-ed published in the Owen Sound Sun Times.

Roel Vertegaal (School of Computing) – Human Media Lab unveils foldable smartphone technology, in the Kingston Herald.

April 28, 2014

Jacalyn Duffin (School of Medicine) – What makes a saint? In the Toronto Star.

John-Kurt Pliniussen (School of Business) – Does Grand & Toy moving online signal the end of the brick-and-mortar model? On GlobalNews.ca.

Robert Dennis (School of Religion, History) – The canonization of Pope Jon XXIII and John Paul II, on CTV News Channel.

Hugh Segal (School of Policy Studies) – What to do about the Senate? On The West Block with Tom Clark.

Udo Schuklenk (Philosophy) – Vaccination objectors misguided, op-ed published in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Other

Dan Moran (Student in the School of Computing) – Flappy Bird + 2048 = Flappy48, in the Tech Times.

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