Researchers in the news
Gala raises money for children's nutrition
The Welland Tribune/St. Catharines Standard, May 16, 2013
Interview with keynote speaker Mary-Louise Vanderlee, professor of early childhood education and wellness.
Fort Erie racetrack one item on tourist buffet
St. Catharines/Niagara Falls Review, May 14, 2013
Quote by economics professor Joe Kushner about the Fort Erie racetrack.
Full Pundit: Peace, order, good government and boredom
National Post, May 7, 2013
Columnist Chris Selley refers to an opinion piece by Faculty of Applied Health Sciences professors Danny Rosenberg and Julie Stevens.
It’s time for a total ban on headshots in the NHL: Players must respect each other as moral beings
The Toronto Star, May 7, 2013
In an opinion piece, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences professors Danny Rosenberg and Julie Stevens urge that the National Hockey League ban all headshots.
Hey Canada: Adapt or sink
Hamilton Spectator, May 4, 2013
Opinion piece by political scientist Charles Conteh on Canada’s position in a changing global economy.
Nostalgia, social media help to fuel pop cultural comeback of all things '90s
The Canadian Press/The Province, May 2, 2013
Interview with Scott Henderson, associate professor, department of communication, popular culture and film about the resurgence of 1990s nostalgia in popular media.
Innovation engine: Business incubator makes way for web portal
Niagara This Week, May 2, 2013
Coverage of the launch of the Innovate Niagara web portal, a website that will supply entrepreneurs with a personalized roadmap to help them launch their business into the marketplace, an initiative in which Brock’s BioLinc is involved.
Humans Are Animals: 8-Year-Old vs. Misinformed Teacher
The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 1, 2013
Description of a 2010 study of animals conducted by psychologist Gordon Hodson and student Kimberly Costello.
Tim Denis in the Morning
Newstalk 610 CKTB, May 1, 2013
Tim talks to Larry Savage, Director, Centre for Labour Studies at Brock University, about May Day, otherwise known as International Workers' Day.
’1% of the world’s population is asexual’ and
Health.India.com, Apr 29, 2013 at 12:20 PM
Les asexuels font leur coming-out
Le Monde.fr avec AFP, April 26, 2013
Modified AFP articles about Community Health Sciences professor Anthony Bogaert’s research on asexuality.
Agence France-Presse (AFP), April 26, 2013
Interview with Anthony Bogaert about his research suggesting that one per cent of the population is asexual.
St. Catharines Standard, April 22, 2013
Profile of the Goodman School of Business and its dean Don Cyr.
The Globe and Mail, April 26 2013
Commentary by Department of Child and Youth Studies associate professor Tony Volk.
Hamilton Spectator, April 24, 2013
Op-ed piece by Lorenzo Cherubini, Associate Professor and Director, The Tecumseh Centre for Aboriginal Research and Education about Aboriginal communities’ lack of potable water and other issues.
The Globe and Mail, April 19 2013
Op-ed piece by history professor John Sainsbury comparing the Canadian and American military’s approach to dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder.
The St. Catharines Standard, April 17, 2013
Feature story about how Chuck Burke, 74, and his grandson Jonah Mondloch, 18, have been students together in the same first-year philosophy course since September. Chuck’s daughter – and Jonah’s mother – is psychology researcher Cathy Mondloch.
St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls Review, April 16, 2013
Featuring comments by Jill Brindle, manager of learning skills and Aboriginal services, about federal funding awarded to Brock University and Niagara College to develop the Holistic Wellness Initiative, an online portal and face-to-face information sessions focused on mental health.
It's an area of growing concern: autism spectrum disorder. The numbers are growing, the symptoms are varied, and the cause is a mystery. But this world of unknowns is the subject of extensive research, right in our own backyard. CHCH TV's Maria Hayes interviews Brock University autism expert Dr. Rebecca Ward. (April 2, 2013).