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Brock scientist’s patented compound is turning out to be a cancer killer

Brock scientist’s patented compound is turning out to be a cancer killer

Brock University press release – A leading Canadian scientist has developed a synthetic compound that appears to be capable of killing cancer cells while leaving healthy cells intact. Brock University chemist Tomas Hudlicky has created and patented several variations of the compound pancratistatin, which has been tested on 20 different types of cancer cells by […]

Brock students to present tree-planting recommendations to Niagara Region

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Brock students to present tree-planting recommendations to Niagara Region

Cutting down a tree? Plant two to replace it. That’s the recommendation from students in the Brock University Environmental Assessment class, which will be presenting its “Two-for-One Trees” policy proposal to Niagara Region on Wednesday, March 22. “We see tree planting as one of the easiest efforts we can undertake to combat the issue of […]

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Brock students sleep outside; raise awareness of youth homelessness in Niagara

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Brock students sleep outside; raise awareness of youth homelessness in Niagara

Brock University press release – Monica Gola-Macdonald has never been homeless, but she has a lot of compassion for those who are. The first-year Brock University accounting student is part of a group who is sleeping outside this week as part of the national 5 Days for the Homeless campaign to raise funds and awareness […]

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Cuvée 2017 to celebrate the best in Ontario VQA wine

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Cuvée 2017 to celebrate the best in Ontario VQA wine

Brock University press release – With local VQA wines celebrating a banner year among consumers, there’s no better place than the upcoming Cuvée 2017 to discover the best wines the region has to offer. The Liquor Control Board of Ontario recently revealed that domestic wine is king on its store shelves — with sales of […]

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Cutting-edge Brock researcher awarded federal funding

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Cutting-edge Brock researcher awarded federal funding

Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, along with Chris Bittle, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, were pleased to announce $96,000 in research funding to Dr. Michael Holmes, assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology, at Brock University. These funds will allow Dr. […]

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Brock University condemns actions of some students on St. Patrick’s Day

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Brock University condemns actions of some students on St. Patrick’s Day

Brock University press release – Brock University takes pride in being a community partner in St. Catharines and, as such, it is disappointed by the actions of a small portion of its student population Friday. A large group of people, including Brock students, gathered on a residential street near the Pen Centre on St. Patrick’s […]

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