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Valentine's Day

2010-03-19

The following Queen’s University experts are available to discuss different aspects of Valentine’s Day, romance and sex.
Romance 2.0Online dating sites are experiencing a surge in membership, and online matchmaking companies are using new technologies such as social networks, mobile phones, and even GPS to track and connect potential soul mates.
Diamond in the roughAs Valentine's Day nears, diamond retailers encourage men to propose, but with the economic downturn, couples are predicted to cut corners on wedding spending. In response, diamond retailers will modify their campaigns.
Professor Sidney Eve Matrix, Film and MediaEmail: matrixs@queensu.ca
Hungry for loveHeather Evans can discuss the history and role of chocolate in Valentine’s Day practice and the literature chocolate has inspired.
Dr. Heather Evans, EnglishEmail: heather.evans@queensu.caSuper spermBob Montgomerie can discuss his latest study where he has discovered that the more promiscuous the animal, the stronger its sperm.
Professor Bob Montgomerie, BiologyEmail: mont@queensu.ca
To arrange an interview, please contact Jeff Drake at 613.533.2877 jeff.drake@queensu.ca or Stephanie Earp at 613.533.6000 ext. 79173 stephanie.earp@queensu.ca.

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