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Brock research compares well-being in young and older populations

Brock research compares well-being in young and older populations

Stress. Just hearing the word sends a jolt through us as we scramble to meet deadlines, pay the bills and face a host of other challenges.

Surgite Award winner thrives with packed schedule

Surgite Award winner thrives with packed schedule

Jason Ribeiro was determined to squeeze in as many graduate student experiences as possible over the past two years while studying in Brock’s master’s of education program.

Brock researchers develop new method to detect dishonesty in police interviews

Brock researchers develop new method to detect dishonesty in police interviews

Have you ever wondered how law enforcement officers on television always seem to know which suspects are telling the truth and which ones are being deceitful? Unfortunately in reality, it’s not quite as easy or accurate as it may look on the screen.

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 researchers receive NSERC grants and scholarships

Brock researchers receive NSERC grants and scholarships

A product of Vitamin A metabolism, retinoic acid, has long been known to aid the development of nerve cells, which are cells that process and transmit information in the brain through electrical and chemical signals.

Recent ORS workshop gives top tips for writing successful grant applications

Recent ORS workshop gives top tips for writing successful grant applications

Robert Porter of Grant-Winners Seminars and former Director of Research Development at the University of Tennessee was at Brock University last month to share his expertise in the competitive field of successful grant writing.

Restructuring FedNor will better serve Northern Ontario: Brock-authored report

Restructuring FedNor will better serve Northern Ontario: Brock-authored report

New research calls for the federal government to restructure its Northern Ontario economic development organization FedNor to better meet the needs of local communities.

Brock science historian on international research team studying John Tyndall

Brock science historian on international research team studying John Tyndall

If John Tyndall were alive today, he’d “break the Internet.”

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