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Publications and presentations — March 28

Publications and presentations — March 28

Publications and presentations — March 28

Ten Thousand Coffees connects students, industry leaders

Ten Thousand Coffees connects students, industry leaders

Imagine being a Brock University student, recent graduate or young professional and going for coffee with Rick Mercer? How about a Skype conversation with the CEO of a multinational company?
It’s now possible thanks to Ten Thousand Coffees, an initiative designed to bridge the gap between the leaders of today and the social generation.

Publications and Presentations - Feb. 28

Publications and Presentations - Feb. 28

Veena Dwivedi (Applied Linguistics) gave an invited lecture entitled “Efficiency in sentence processing” for the Department of Languages, Literature and Linguistics Lecture Series at York University Feb. 27, 2014.
Publications
Dwivedi, VD (2013). Interpreting quantifier scope ambiguity: Evidence of heuristic first, algorithmic second processing. PLoS ONE 8(11):e81461.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0081461. It can be read here.

Parasites contributing to growing global cancer rates: Brock microbiologist

Parasites contributing to growing global cancer rates: Brock microbiologist

The news coming out of the World Health Organization (WHO) this week is bleak: cancer around the globe is growing “at an alarming pace.”
The bulk of this - at least 60% - is occurring in low-income countries.

Publications and Presentations - Jan. 31

Publications and Presentations - Jan. 31

A monthly roundup of publications and presentations by Brock Faculty.

Award takes kinesiology prof to international phys-ed conference

Award takes kinesiology prof to international phys-ed conference

New Zealand is a long way to travel from Brock University, but it’s almost like a homecoming for Tim Fletcher.
The assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology grew up and completed two degrees in Australia. After nearly six years, he heads back down under next month to participate in the 2014 International Association for Physical [...]

Teacher Ed. instructor wins award

Teacher Ed. instructor wins award

Sandie Heckel, a part-time music instructor in the Department of Teacher Education, was awarded the Norah Morgan Memorial Award from Carousel Players at a recent District School Board of Niagara meeting.

New director for Dept. of Teacher Education

New director for Dept. of Teacher Education

Julian Kitchen, an associate professor in the Department of Teacher Education, is the new director of the Tecumseh Centre for Aboriginal Education and Research.

Publications and Presentations - Jan. 2

Publications and Presentations - Jan. 2

A roundup of faculty publications and presentations.

Political Sciences prof gets CRISS grant to publish book

Political Sciences prof gets CRISS grant to publish book

Political Sciences Prof. Blayne Haggart has received a grant from the Council for Research in the Social Sciences (CRISS) to publish his first book.

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