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New Brock scholarship opens a door for Middle East women

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New Brock scholarship opens a door for Middle East women

Brock University press release – The gifted daughter of an impoverished street-sweeper in Morocco could some day be attending Brock University, thanks to a new partnership between Brock and the Daughters for Life Foundation. On Tuesday, June 28 the University formally partnered with the foundation to create a full scholarship for young women from the […]

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Brock researchers receive $2.4 million in federal science funding

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Brock researchers receive $2.4 million in federal science funding

Brock University press release – How do we recognize faces of all ages, so that we can tell if two photographs are of the same person or two different people? It’s easier said than done, and yet extremely important for border security officials and others whose job is to identify people. What exactly happens when […]

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Youth sport experience better for children than it was for their LGBTQ parents

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Youth sport experience better for children than it was for their LGBTQ parents

Brock University press release– Early findings from new Brock University research show LGBTQ parents fear their children will face homophobia, rejection and stigma as they start playing youth sports. “In reality, many of the LGBTQ parents in the study found positive and accepting communities — in some cases, feeling more accepted as a parent than […]

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What a journey: A grape and wine research success story made in Canada

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What a journey: A grape and wine research success story made in Canada

Brock University press release – Under a marquee tent at Brock University, about 100 researchers, grape and wine industry leaders and friends gathered last Friday to sip wine and celebrate a milestone birthday. Two decades ago, Brock created its Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute, supported by the Wine Council of Ontario and the Grape […]

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Prof’s book royalties fund new student award

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Prof’s book royalties fund new student award

Brock University press release – Three Brock University students are the inaugural winners of a new academic award created by a professor who is using her own book royalties to help fund the prize. Kata Boric, Cydney Cronk and Rebecca Hadfield have been awarded the Promise Prize for Top Achievement in the Study of Animals […]

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Brock’s Youth University teaching value of education and transferrable skills

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Brock’s Youth University teaching value of education and transferrable skills

Brock University press release – They’re clearly too young to be post-secondary students, but the halls, green spaces and athletic areas of Brock University are filled with energetic youths wearing brightly coloured T-shirts. Youth University is a wide-ranging Brock program that brings thousands of young people onto campus throughout the year. They’re taught life skills, […]

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