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Three graduate students win 2014 President’s Surgite Awards

Three graduate students win 2014 President’s Surgite Awards

Three members of Brock’s Graduate Students’ Association executive team have been awarded 2014 President’s Surgite Awards.

Three Minute Thesis contest will coincide with Brock research celebration

Three Minute Thesis contest will coincide with Brock research celebration

John McNamara isn’t sure how he would stack up presenting against Brock graduate students in this year’s Three Minute Thesis Contest.

Brock researchers partner with community groups on unique children’s learning initiative

Brock researchers partner with community groups on unique children’s learning initiative

Thanks to community support from a local Niagara school board and dog therapy program, a Brock University professor is researching the role that animals play in promoting basic social and emotional competencies in children.

Volunteer work leads to master’s thesis for Brock student

Volunteer work leads to master’s thesis for Brock student

After finishing her undergraduate degree in psychology and child and youth studies at Brock University, Ashley Hobden spent a good part of a year volunteering in impoverished communities in Brazil.

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.

Children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy score lower on reading tests

Children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy score lower on reading tests

Children whose mothers smoked more than a pack of cigarettes a day score lower on reading tests than those of mothers who did not smoke during their pregnancies.

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