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Brock University geneticist renewed as Canada Research Chair

Brock University geneticist renewed as Canada Research Chair

Ping Liang is fascinated by the stuff we’re made of. He wants to know why one person is more likely to develop a certain disease than someone else, or why specific medical treatments are more effective in some people than others. “I research how we humans are different from each other genetically, and how such information can be used to prevent and better treat diseases,” he says.

Researchers turning to colleagues in other disciplines to further work

Researchers turning to colleagues in other disciplines to further work

Pity the poor British. The Charge of the Light Brigade, a battle that occurred in 1854 during the Crimean War, was supposed to have been directed against retreating Russian artillery.

Graduate students land funding for bone and muscle health research

Graduate students land funding for bone and muscle health research

Two graduate students involved in health and nutrition research have received funding from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR).

Brock hosts two-day science adventure for Grade 11 girls

Brock hosts two-day science adventure for Grade 11 girls

High schools students from throughout Ontario are doing hands-on science this week at Brock during a two-day adventure designed to encourage young women to pursue an education and careers in science.

Brock researcher named innovator of the year

Brock researcher named innovator of the year

Chemist Tomas Hudlicky can now add “innovator” to his many titles.

Researchers renewed as Canada Research Chairs

Researchers renewed as Canada Research Chairs

Two Brock researchers are included in this year’s line-up of Canada Research Chair holders, announced by the federal government March 15.

Two new Associate V-Ps of Research appointed

Two new Associate V-Ps of Research appointed

Brock University’s Vice-President of Research, Gary Libben, is pleased to announce the appointments of Joffre Mercier and Kevin Kee as the new associate vice-presidents of research.

Innovation foundation gives award to Brock for plant research

Innovation foundation gives award to Brock for plant research

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has granted an award to a Brock University research team to develop processes for production of commercially useful new bioactive molecules that include therapeutic drugs.

Brock professor to speak at software developer showcase

Brock professor to speak at software developer showcase

A Brock professor will be the keynote speaker at an event showcasing the talents of local software developers.

Brock researcher heads major conference of augmented reality stars

Brock researcher heads major conference of augmented reality stars

Augmented reality (AR) has so conditioned the way we use information that we barely bother distinguishing it from, well, real reality. Those yellow first-down lines on TV football games have been with us forever, no?

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