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Brock students assess age-friendliness of downtown St. Catharines

Brock students assess age-friendliness of downtown St. Catharines

Healthy communities encompass all age groups. Working together on an intergenerational research study, 45 Brock students were recently matched with 20 Niagara seniors to better understand what makes a community “age-friendly.” The study, “Through Their Eyes,” examined the age-friendliness of the neighbourhood surrounding Niagara Region’s Seniors Residence at 14 Centre Street in downtown St. Catharines.

Three Minute Thesis tests graduate students’ preparation, presentation skills

Three Minute Thesis tests graduate students’ preparation, presentation skills

Leslie Nash, an Applied Health Sciences master’s student, won $500 and qualified for the provincial thesis competition April 24 at McMaster University for her 3MT presentation Simplici-Tea: Investigating tea as a dietary strategy for better bone health.

Red wine effective at blocking the growth of lung cancer cells: Brock, McMaster University researchers

Red wine effective at blocking the growth of lung cancer cells: Brock, McMaster University researchers

Will that be red or white? Make it red - if you value your lungs. Researchers from Brock and McMaster Universities have found that, while both red and white wine block the proliferation of lung cancer cells, red wine is more effective at doing so.

Brock powerlifters medal at college/university competition

Brock powerlifters medal at college/university competition

Four Brock University students won medals during the recent Ontario Powerlifting College and University Challenge.

Brock University student wins grad scholarship for research on mental health

Brock University student wins grad scholarship for research on mental health

Lauren Torok, a master’s student in Applied Health Sciences, was awarded a 2013-14 Ontario Graduate Scholarship to support her research on how recreation and leisure pursuits help people with mental illness live full and engaged lives.

Toronto Blue Jays visit Brock to school sport management students

Toronto Blue Jays visit Brock to school sport management students

More than 250 sport management students at Brock University in St. Catharines got a taste of the big leagues today when players and personnel from the Toronto Blue Jays baseball club stopped by the school for an in-class talk and Q&A with students.

Health Sciences undergoes name change

Health Sciences undergoes name change

One of the oldest undergraduate health departments in Canada has a new name.

Brock sexuality expert part of documentary on national TV this week

Brock sexuality expert part of documentary on national TV this week

Filmmaker Bryce Sage has a heavy question that eats away at his curiosity: are gay men actually “born this way?” In other words, do biological factors (e.g., genes) play a role in sexual orientation?

Health and Well-Being Centre opens its doors to new members

Health and Well-Being Centre opens its doors to new members

There’s something to be said about a research facility that people enjoy visiting so much, they don’t want to leave when the studies are over.

Students registering stem cell donors at today’s Get Swabbed! event

Students registering stem cell donors at today’s Get Swabbed! event

Brock students are hosting a Get Swabbed! event today (Monday, Nov. 4) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Ian D. Beddis Gymnasium in conjunction with this year’s Health Fair.

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