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Office of Research Services October podcast: Autism

Office of Research Services October podcast: Autism

October’s podcast is: Autism. A common challenge for children and young adults living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) face is to recognize and develop social skills so that they can interact effectively with others.

Brock historian named German research ambassador

Brock historian named German research ambassador

Historian Michael Driedger has been selected to serve as research ambassador during the 2014-2015 academic year for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), an organization that promotes research in Germany and abroad using German funds.

Research points to importance of tree cover for stream life

Research points to importance of tree cover for stream life

Brock biologist Liette Vasseur and other researchers from the Ecological Research for Education Network (funded by the National Science Foundation in the U.S.) conducted a study last month that measured water temperatures at various points along 11 streams distributed across Canada and the United States.

Office of Research Services launches monthly podcast

Office of Research Services launches monthly podcast

BrockUResearch: Consider This is a monthly podcast series launched Sept. 25 by the Office of Research Services. Each month, our researchers tackle an issue of interest to the community. They draw upon their findings, insights and experiences to broaden and deepen understanding in a particular area.

Brock psychologist wins international behavioral neuroscience award

Brock psychologist wins international behavioral neuroscience award

Analyzing rat “vocalizations” and discovering their mechanisms was just one of the breakthroughs that have come from the 45-year research career of Brock University behavioural psychologist Stefan Brudzynski.

Researchers learn grant-writing tips in latest ORS workshop

Researchers learn grant-writing tips in latest ORS workshop

The research grant system is competitive, and always has been, but you actually have more control and chance for success than you think, according to grant-writing expert Robert Porter.

Brock prof wins award for reading research

Brock prof wins award for reading research

Applied developmental psychologist Jan Frijters has a powerful message for teens living with dyslexia, their parents and teachers: don’t give up the struggle to read.

Brock psychologist asks: Are honest people also humble?

Brock psychologist asks: Are honest people also humble?

Are honest people also humble? Brock psychologists Michael Ashton and Kibeon Lee make that connection in their 2012 book The H factor of personality: why some people are manipulative, self-entitled, materialistic, and exploitive - and why it matters for everyone.

Brock sociologist John Sorenson talks about new book in Q&A

Brock sociologist John Sorenson talks about new book in Q&A

The Brock News sat down with sociologist John Sorenson to talk about his book and broader themes of human-animal relationships.

Brock prof appointed to an IJC committee

Brock prof appointed to an IJC committee

The International Joint Commission (IJC) has appointed Steven Renzetti as a member of the Science Priority Committee of the Great Lakes Science Advisory Board.

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