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Meet Julian Petrachenko, charmed scholar

Meet Julian Petrachenko, charmed scholar

Studying at Brock has been a charm for Julian Petrachenko - literally.

Meet Scott Behie, President’s Surgite Award winner

Meet Scott Behie, President’s Surgite Award winner

The President’s Surgite Award is given to current students to recognize those who have been outstanding in one or more of the following areas: leadership, advancing the University’s reputation, contribution to life at Brock or valuable service to the University or broader community.

PhD student trades plant science for neuroscience

PhD student trades plant science for neuroscience

As a horticulturist, Jonathan Simone is familiar with the principle of grafting, in which you take a shoot from one plant and connect it to another to create new growth.

Brock researcher Jennifer Rowsell renewed as Canada Research Chair

Brock researcher Jennifer Rowsell renewed as Canada Research Chair

An article in a popular magazine reported recently that excessive video game-playing accounts for boys’ “underachievement” in reading and writing.

Psychopaths mimic emotions very accurately: Brock study

Psychopaths mimic emotions very accurately: Brock study

“He was always so friendly, cheerful, polite.” “I don’t believe it - he was such a nice guy! How could he do something like that?”

Physics grad student wins Vanier Scholarship

Physics grad student wins Vanier Scholarship

Graduate student Michelle Przedborski is fascinated by superconductors.

Brock prof creates award-winning role-playing game

Brock prof creates award-winning role-playing game

It may seem like fun and games, but for Greg Gillespie, it’s serious work.

Chemist takes silicones in green direction

Chemist takes silicones in green direction

A thick, juicy steak and household caulking didn’t have much in common until organic chemist Paul Zelisko came up with a potentially game-changing process in silicone-based polymer production.

Brock sociologist studies interracial unions

Brock sociologist studies interracial unions

Sociologist Tamari Kitossa and his research partner Kathy Deliovsky, also a Brock sociologist, are among a handful of researchers in Canada who studies the experiences and realities of people in interracial unions as well as tracks the trends of these relationships.

Brock researchers part of drug study that could benefit lung cancer patients

Brock researchers part of drug study that could benefit lung cancer patients

The diabetes drug metformin slows the growth of lung cancer cells and makes them more likely to be killed by radiotherapy, according to a paper published May 1 in the British Journal of Cancer.

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