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Media Talk (Feb. 21 - March 4, 2014)

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“Media Talk” is a recurring summary of select Brock faculty, staff and student appearances in the media. If you have details of a media appearance to share with The Brock News, please send them to campusnews@brocku.ca

Litsa Tsiani

Litsa Tsiani

Feb. 21: Wine SpectatorWine Kills Lung Cancer Cells in Lab Tests
Featuring comments by Litsa Tsiani, associate professor of health sciences, about a research study she was a part of that discovered that red wine inhibits lung cancer cell proliferation in doses as low as two per cent concentration.

Feb. 25: The EscapistDungeons & Dragons With Class
Online post for The Escapist - the go-to website for video gamers, designers and industry types - written by Greg Gillespie, associate professor of communication, popular culture and film, about his role-playing games (RPG) class at Brock.

Feb. 25: canada.comAre you getting your daily serving of wine?
Featuring comments by Litsa Tsiani, associate professor of health sciences, about her wine and lung cancer cells research.

Feb. 26: CHCH-TV (Hamilton) “Hub creates new ways to teach & learn
TV spot about the new Educational Research and Innovation Hub created in partnership by Brock University researchers in the Faculty of Education and the District School Board of Niagara.

Feb 26: Brock Radio CFBU 103.7 FM - Inquisitive Minds with Mike Saunders

  • Interview #1 - Remember the three Brock geology students who had their spring convocation in 1972 while working in the Arctic? We talk to one of those students, Kenneth Blewett, who still lives way up north.
  • Interview #2 - Had enough hockey yet? We talk hockey and hockey equipment with Kelly Lockwood, associate professor of kinesiology and Troy Crowder, retired NHL player.
  • Interview #3 - Chat with Fanny Dolansky, associate professor of classics, about a recent paper of her on girls, dolls and adult ideals in ancient Rome, which was the co-winner of the 2014 Barbara McManus Prize.

Feb. 27: Hamilton SpectatorBrock and Mac study shows wine is effective halting the spread of lung cancer
Featuring comments by Litsa Tsiani, associate professor of health sciences.

Feb. 27: The EscapistFrom Home Dungeon to Published Game, Barrowmaze is a Success
Story about Barrowmaze, a role-playing game developed by Greg Gillespie, associate professor of communication, popular culture and film.

Feb. 27: Cogeco-TV (Niagara) “Research Celebration
Local TV coverage of Brock’s second annual research celebration.

Feb. 28: AM 1010 CFRB “John Moore in the Morning”
Fiona Hunter, professor biological sciences, was a guest on the “John Moore” radio show where she discussed the impact of this winter’s cold temperatures on mosquitos and black flies.

Feb. 28: Cogeco-TV (Niagara) “Watermark
Story about the Brock University Film Series’ Niagara premiere of the documentary Watermark by renowned Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky who is from St. Catharines.

March 1: Cogeco-TV (Niagara) “Cuvée Grand Tasting
Coverage of the Cuvée Grand Tasting event, featuring comments by Brian Hutchings, Vice-President, Finance and Administration, about the Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) taking over the organizational role of the Cuvée gala.

March 3: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewNon-hardy vines take a beating this winter
Featuring comments by Kevin Ker, research associate with CCOVI.

March 3: Omni-TV (Mandarin edition) “China Taiwan News
TV interview with Charles Burton, associate professor, Political Science, about the terrible incident at the Kunming Railway Station in China.

March 4: Toronto StarRed wine stops lung cancer cells, study finds
Featuring comments by Litsa Tsiani, associate professor of health sciences.

For more examples of Brock faculty news appearances, please check out the “Researchers in the news” section of Research Services website.

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