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Media Talk — April 5

Media Talk — April 5

Here are some recent media appearances by Brock faculty and staff.

Social media tools gaining ground in elections: report

Social media tools gaining ground in elections: report

The Niagara Community Observatory has released a policy brief about social media and Niagara’s municipal election.

NCO releasing brief about social media and elections

NCO releasing brief about social media and elections

The Niagara Community Observatory will release a policy brief this week regarding social media and the recent municipal election.

Sporting events deliver huge economic benefits for Niagara: research report

Sporting events deliver huge economic benefits for Niagara: research report

A Niagara Community Observatory report shows local amateur sports pump millions of dollars into their local economy.

Study examines social media in municipal elections

Study examines social media in municipal elections

Candidates are using social media, but not to its fullest extent, says a Niagara Community Observatory researcher.

Media Talk: A landfill gets recycled

Media Talk: A landfill gets recycled

Miriam Richards, associate professor of Biological Sciences, was quoted in the article “A landfill gets recycled in the Aug. 5 issue of the St. Catharines Standard. David Siegel, director of the Niagara Community Observatory, was also quoted. The article discusses the observatory’s latest policy brief about the restoration of the Glenridge Quarry. The news was [...]

Bees are back at Glenridge Quarry

Bees are back at Glenridge Quarry

When Miriam Richards led a group of journalists down a path at the Glenridge Quarry, she did it as the bearer of good news.

Three questions with… Sophia Papastavrou

Three questions with… Sophia Papastavrou

Sophia Papastavrou is a research associate with the Niagara Community Observatory and a part-time instructor with the Faculty of Education.

Buy local, says panel of politicians and food activists

Buy local, says panel of politicians and food activists

Local food takes centre stage in a new policy brief from the Niagara Community Observatory.

Food for thought

Food for thought

The Niagara Community Observatory is set to launch its latest policy brief. Niagara food is nutritious and available, the brief says. So why aren’t we buying it?

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