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Geography prof named Chancellor’s Chair for Research Excellence

Geography prof named Chancellor’s Chair for Research Excellence

Assistant Prof. Michael Pisaric in the Department of Geography is the recipient of the Chancellor’s Chair for Research Excellence for 2013-2016. The award consists of an annual research grant of $20,000 over three years.

Publications and Presentations - July 2013

Publications and Presentations - July 2013

A monthly roundup of publications and presentations by faculty and staff.

Siegel finishes term at helm of Niagara Community Observatory

Siegel finishes term at helm of Niagara Community Observatory

It all started at an informal meeting six years ago when the head of the Regional planning department, a senior staffer from the University at Buffalo and David Siegel discussed the idea of a Niagara “think tank,” to be housed at Brock.

31 Brock grad students receive SSHRC scholarships

31 Brock grad students receive SSHRC scholarships

Samantha Sendzik loves dogs. And children. And research.

Grad student recognized for work bettering community

Grad student recognized for work bettering community

Binish Ahmed had enough fodder to write a 140-page research paper so she could graduate with her master’s degree in political science Thursday. But she was hard-pressed to find the words to describe how she felt being presented with the Spirit of Brock medal during the Faculty of Social Sciences convocation ceremony Thursday morning.

ORS offers support for SSHRC grant applicants

ORS offers support for SSHRC grant applicants

The Office of Research Services (ORS) is setting up a voluntary “peer support” structure for researchers to turn to their colleagues for direction, advice and other support during the application process for Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funding and grants.

Political Science Professor Honoured

Political Science Professor Honoured

Political Sciences Prof. Charles Conteh has been honoured with an award for excellence from Emerald Literati Network.

Former Brock prof had passion for correcting history

Former Brock prof had passion for correcting history

Alun Hughes had a knack for setting the historical record straight.

Prof’s book examines new role of cities in economic growth

Prof’s book examines new role of cities in economic growth

For political scientist Charles Conteh, cities were once upon a time “afterthoughts” of a strong central government or “creatures of provinces.” But no longer.

Publications — May 1 (Social Sciences)

Publications — May 1 (Social Sciences)

A roundup of recent publications by Social Sciences faculty.

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