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Drama prof creates new research methodology

Drama prof creates new research methodology

Joe Norris, dramatic arts professor and co-inventor with Richard Sawyer of Washington State University in Vancouver, of a new research methodology called “Duoethnography.”??

Brock researcher strives to put the fun back into recess

Brock researcher strives to put the fun back into recess

When Lauren McNamara was conducting classroom research in Chicago elementary schools in the late 1990s, what she observed played out like a Joni Mitchell song.

Brock, U of T research shows lying in children as young as two

Brock, U of T research shows lying in children as young as two

It’s official: children as young as two years are capable of lying, and they actually do it.

UPDATE: Cairns labs are reopened (Jan. 24, 2013)

UPDATE: Cairns labs are reopened (Jan. 24, 2013)

All labs on the 400 and 500 levels of the Cairns Family Health and Bioscience Research Complex are now open.

Fellowship stokes grad student’s entrepreneurial spirit

Fellowship stokes grad student’s entrepreneurial spirit

Drew Marquardt is working toward putting a new oral hygiene product on drugstore shelves with help from the W. Garfield Weston Foundation.

Brock prof part of team studying phishing scams

Brock prof part of team studying phishing scams

Teju Herath, information systems professor at the Goodman School of Business, and four colleagues from American universities received a grant recently from the U.S. government’s National Science Foundation for their research on phishing.

Brock, ARC grant help keep local business competitive

Brock, ARC grant help keep local business competitive

The photograph of an unmoored ship drifting in a stormy Welland Canal hangs in the front lobby of the St. Catharines-based Offsite Industries Ltd.

Brock researcher to study effects of flame retardants on Great Lakes

Brock researcher to study effects of flame retardants on Great Lakes

Flame retardants - chemicals that prevent or minimize the spread of fire - are all around us, contained in mattresses, computers, television sets, microwave ovens and many other household items.

Nursing lecturer wins grant to study cancer screening behaviours

Nursing lecturer wins grant to study cancer screening behaviours

A lecturer in Brock’s Department of Nursing has been awarded a novice researcher grant to study the colorectal cancer screening behaviours of one of the largest and fastest growing groups in Ontario in Canada.

BUSU launches research grant to improve student life

BUSU launches research grant to improve student life

Instead of penning academic tomes for marks, Brock University Students’ Union (BUSU) wants to pay undergraduates for their work, particularly if it could better BUSU services.

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