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CCOVI director recognized for excellence in science, technology and innovation

CCOVI director recognized for excellence in science, technology and innovation

Debbie Inglis, director of Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI), has been recognized with the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce’s award for excellence in science, technology and innovation at its annual Women in Business luncheon.

Brock prof wins award for reading research

Brock prof wins award for reading research

Applied developmental psychologist Jan Frijters has a powerful message for teens living with dyslexia, their parents and teachers: don’t give up the struggle to read.

Researchers receive internal grants

Researchers receive internal grants

Recreation and Leisure Studies professor Colleen Hood is researching — and implementing — best practices in therapeutic recreation for people with psychiatric illness.

Scary scans make smokers stop smoking: new Brock research

Scary scans make smokers stop smoking: new Brock research

The more serious the CT results, the more likely a smoker will be to quit smoking, according to new research by Brock University epidemiologist Martin Tammemagi, published May 28 in the JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

‘Curiosity Shop’ at Congress helps generate discussions about research

‘Curiosity Shop’ at Congress helps generate discussions about research

A corps of Brock graduate students is volunteering at a Congress 2014 Expo booth called “The Curiosity Shop” to help generate a wide range of conversations about research.

Renowned educator at Brock event to share research on academic integrity

Renowned educator at Brock event to share research on academic integrity

Julia Christensen Hughes, Dean of the College of Management and Economics at the University of Guelph and past president of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, will be at Brock this week to share her extensive research on academic integrity.

Brock psychologist asks: Are honest people also humble?

Brock psychologist asks: Are honest people also humble?

Are honest people also humble? Brock psychologists Michael Ashton and Kibeon Lee make that connection in their 2012 book The H factor of personality: why some people are manipulative, self-entitled, materialistic, and exploitive - and why it matters for everyone.

Researcher looks at why fewer of us go out to vote

Researcher looks at why fewer of us go out to vote

The Niagara Community Observatory at Brock University has released a policy brief that examines voter decline, reviewing voter turnout in Niagara Region and also discussing voting trends in a national context.

Brock professor accepts invite to join Mathematical Reviews

Brock professor accepts invite to join Mathematical Reviews

Brock University Mathematics Prof. Hichem Ben-El-Mechaiekh has accepted an invitation to become a reviewer for Mathematical Reviews.

Brock and other scientists discover plankton believed to be extinct

Brock and other scientists discover plankton believed to be extinct

Life after death - one million years later. Brock University geologist Martin Head and a team of international researchers have discovered a living plankton species that scientists had thought was extinct for the past million years.

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