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Brock graduate students recognized for research excellence

Brock graduate students recognized for research excellence

Twenty-seven Brock graduate students were recognized for research excellence with 2014 Canada Graduate Student funding awards from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Geographic Information Systems Day will highlight student research

Geographic Information Systems Day will highlight student research

This year’s event is Nov. 18 in the Map, Data & GIS Library (Room MC C306). Hosted by the Brock University Geographical Society, student presentations will highlight their use of GIS technology in their research.

Passion for animals blends seamlessly into Cronin’s research and teaching

Passion for animals blends seamlessly into Cronin’s research and teaching

Keri Cronin, associate professor in the Visual Arts Department in the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, is sensitive to the suffering endured by abandoned cats and other animals, a passion that is evident in her research.

Conference gives graduate students chance to meet world experts

Conference gives graduate students chance to meet world experts

Brock graduate student Vanessa Hamilton likes the logic and reasoning of mathematics. It’s what drives her academic and research interests.

Master’s student research helps children with autism spectrum disorder

Master’s student research helps children with autism spectrum disorder

Naomi Johnson, a master’s student in Applied Disability Studies, is examining the effectiveness of a therapy program to help children with high functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD) reduce and alleviate obsessive-compulsive behaviours (OCB).

GSA president wants to bring out the best in graduate students

GSA president wants to bring out the best in graduate students

Lee Belding wants to find the best ways to bring graduate students out of their research shells without emergency measures being involved.

Brock among Top 10 with greatest increase in research funding: national survey

Brock among Top 10 with greatest increase in research funding: national survey

Brock University is among the top 10 universities across Canada that have seen the greatest increases in research funding over the past year, says a national company that tracks the country’s research and development performance.

Brock-community study to improve wheelchairs for children with cerebral palsy

Brock-community study to improve wheelchairs for children with cerebral palsy

A five-member Brock University research team has partnered with two community groups - Niagara Children’s Centre and Niagara Prosthetics and Orthotics - to find out more about how and why children with cerebral palsy produce heat and get sweaty in their chairs.

Brock historian named German research ambassador

Brock historian named German research ambassador

Historian Michael Driedger has been selected to serve as research ambassador during the 2014-2015 academic year for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), an organization that promotes research in Germany and abroad using German funds.

Research points to importance of tree cover for stream life

Research points to importance of tree cover for stream life

Brock biologist Liette Vasseur and other researchers from the Ecological Research for Education Network (funded by the National Science Foundation in the U.S.) conducted a study last month that measured water temperatures at various points along 11 streams distributed across Canada and the United States.

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