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Professor receives grant to study drug laws

Professor receives grant to study drug laws

Most laws are created to shape social behavior and drug laws are no different.

Brock linguist’s new book helps teachers avoid professional burnout

Brock linguist’s new book helps teachers avoid professional burnout

Are you a teacher caught up in a career “computer loop,” where every day is the same thing over and over again, like a never-ending Groundhog Day? Has lesson planning become so rote that it has become virtually meaningless?

International testing measures pique Education professor’s curiosity

International testing measures pique Education professor’s curiosity

It’s a rare combination, but Louis Volante is both a teacher and a student, especially when it comes to the relationship between assessment research, policy and practice.
Volante, associate professor in the Department of Teacher Education, is a well-versed educator in his field. But he continues to let his curiosity and passion drive him towards uncovering [...]

App and website help non-English speakers learn pronunciation

App and website help non-English speakers learn pronunciation

A Brock linguistics researcher has developed a website and mobile app to help non-native English speakers fine-tune their English pronunciation.

Physics department remembers anniversary of its groundbreaking discovery

Physics department remembers anniversary of its groundbreaking discovery

It was one of the biggest advancements in physics in years, and Brock was a part of it.

Researcher works with NHL veterans to improve the hockey skate

Researcher works with NHL veterans to improve the hockey skate

One of Kelly Lockwood’s career-long pursuits has been to discover the perfect skate boot. Now she has some celebrity help.

Research explains a global reality turned upside down

Research explains a global reality turned upside down

The East is overshadowing the West when it comes to global politics.

Prof’s research examines our perspectives of the ‘hood

Prof’s research examines our perspectives of the ‘hood

A Brock professor and the master’s student he supervised give us new perspectives of the ’hood.

New research marries poetry with science

New research marries poetry with science

When Adam Dickinson speaks of a body of writing, he’s talking about much more than words on a page.

Researcher studies facial recognition

Researcher studies facial recognition

Cathy Mondloch spends much of her time trying to figure out how we recognize one another.

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