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Jack M. Miller Excellence in Research Awards

Jack M. Miller Excellence in Research Awards

If Brock University were to create a Builders’ Hall of Fame, one of the first inductees would have to be Professor Emeritus Dr. Jack Miller. Walk into Miller’s 13th Floor office and a mountain of building plans is stacked on a table. He’s fondly known as Brock’s space czar - the official title is Special Advisor to the President on Buildings and Space.

From Brock to Mars and back: A Q&A with Mariek Schmidt

From Brock to Mars and back: A Q&A with Mariek Schmidt

Volcanologist and igneous petrologist Mariek Schmidt is one of 400 scientists worldwide monitoring and analyzing data from Mars that’s being collected by the rover vehicle Curiosity, which landed on the Red Planet last August.

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.

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