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Niagara construction icon to receive honorary degree at Brock’s Fall Convocation

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Niagara construction icon to receive honorary degree at Brock’s Fall Convocation

Brock University press release – Take a drive around Niagara and it’s easy to see the impact Tom Rankin has had on the region. From parking lots to bridges, from the Meridian Centre to components of the Welland Canal, Rankin’s construction company has built much of the infrastructure Niagara residents rely on. But as much […]

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Brock-Lincoln Living Lab a benefit to students and residents

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Brock-Lincoln Living Lab a benefit to students and residents

Brock University press release – A unique partnership formally connecting a community and a university was officially launched Tuesday Oct. 3/2017. Officials from Brock University and the Town of Lincoln launched the Brock-Lincoln Living Lab at an event at Vineland Estates Winery, kicking off a long-term relationship that will benefit current and future students at […]

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Brock opens new ergonomics lab to study workplace injury

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Brock opens new ergonomics lab to study workplace injury

Brock University press release – Work shouldn’t hurt. That’s the motivation behind the research of Brock University Kinesiology Assistant Professor Michael Holmes. “By studying how people move and use their muscles on the job, we will be able to rethink and redesign workplace tools and spaces to make occupational tasks safer and more efficient,” says […]

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Brock co-led research to study police training in mental illness

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Brock co-led research to study police training in mental illness

Brock University press release – It’s the heat of the moment. A person in mental health distress is waving a knife in the air, yelling or screaming or perhaps even silent. A police officer is on the scene. What happens next? It’s a question that undoubtedly will come up in Toronto police Constable James Forcillo’s […]

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Exercise helps fight cancer, Brock University research shows

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Exercise helps fight cancer, Brock University research shows

Brock University press release – People who took part in the Terry Fox Run at Brock University recently were fighting cancer in more ways than just raising funds for research. Recent Brock University research has suggested exercise may slow down — and even prevent — the growth of certain types of lung cancer cells. “This study supports […]

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Brock steps up to promote a safe, respectful Grape and Wine weekend

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Brock steps up to promote a safe, respectful Grape and Wine weekend

Brock University press release – As Niagara residents get ready for this weekend’s Grape and Wine festivities, Brock University’s executive and student leaders are reminding members of the Brock community to celebrate in ways that are respectful of neighbours and neighbourhoods. Saturday afternoon, thousands of people will jam the streets of downtown St. Catharines for […]

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