Queen's University

Queen's in the News Archive

Date Text
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.

April 25, 2014

Julian Barling (School of Business) – What Manchester United’s meltdown can teach us about succession, op-ed in the Globe and Mail.

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – New military exercises were recently announced by the Russian military, on CTV News Channel.

Jacalyn Duffin (History of Medicine) – Provides comments in a new book by journalist Leslie Scrivener about John Paul II, in the Toronto Star.

April 24, 2014

Nick Bala (Law) – Halifax lawyers defending two teens in the Rehtaeh Parsons case may not have been charged if the government hadn’t changed its sexting policy, in the Globe and Mail.

Jeff Nadeau and Fraser McLeod (Urban and Regional Planning graduate students) – A Queen’s study of the Rideau Canal and suggestions for improvement, on CBC’s All in a Day.

David de Witt (Agnes Etherington Art Centre) – Rembrandt School puts Kingston on global art map, in Canadian Art and on CKWS Television.

Stephen Archer (School of Medicine) – Dermatology clinic officially launches in Kingston, in the Kingston EMC.

April 23, 2014

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Canada Goose parkas warm many including a supermodel, in the Denver Post.

Judith Davidson (Psychology) – Stop trying so hard to sleep better, op-ed in the Globe and Mail.

Neil Bearse (School of Business) – Crowdfunding may be new but fundraising practices remain the same, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

David Gordon (Urban and Regional Planning) – About 4,500 prison housing units could be built on former prison farm land, in the Kingston Whig Standard.

Art Cockfield (Law) – When giant multinationals hire armies of accountants and lawyers to devise clever, yet legal, ways to avoid taxes in the countries where they operate, are they running afoul of our basic notions of fair play, in CPA Magazine.

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