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Brock research improves in national ranking

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Brock research improves in national ranking

Brock University has moved up the ranks in a yearly national report that tracks research and development performance indicators. In this year’s Research Infosource report, released October 15, Brock University scores fifth place in the Top 10 Universities by Growth section, a list of 10 universities across Canada that have seen the greatest increases in […]

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Historic day for Brock as Cheechoo installed as Chancellor

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Historic day for Brock as Cheechoo installed as Chancellor

Brock University’s new Chancellor Shirley Cheechoo made history Saturday when she was installed during an emotional and inspiring ceremony in front of hundreds of graduates. She is Brock’s first woman and first aboriginal person to be Chancellor. In her first convocation speech, Cheechoo talked of racism and the struggles of First Nations people. “I come […]

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Brock celebrates Fall Convocation

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Brock celebrates Fall Convocation

Nearly 1,000 students will walk across the stage Saturday during Brock University’s annual Fall Convocation ceremonies. The morning ceremony at 10 a.m. will see students from the faculties of Mathematics and Science, Humanities and the Goodman School of Business graduate. The 2:30 p.m. ceremony will include students in the faculties of Education, Applied Health Sciences […]

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Brock hosts international social justice symposium

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Brock hosts international social justice symposium

Organs and other human body parts have become products to be bought and sold. It’s the disadvantaged who largely do the selling and the advantaged who do the buying, further deepening the divide between the two, say international experts who will be speaking at an upcoming event at Brock University. Hosted by Brock’s Social Justice […]

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Brock researchers weigh in on national climate action plan

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Brock researchers weigh in on national climate action plan

Brock University climate change researchers are among dozens of experts contributing to a national report, Acting on Climate Change: Extending the Dialogue Among Canadians, released in Toronto October 8. Biologists Liette Vasseur and Gary Pickering co-authored a paper, “Feeding the Social Animal: How to Engage Canadians in Climate Change Mitigation,” which is included in the […]

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Brock mourns the loss of Marilyn Walker

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Brock mourns the loss of Marilyn Walker

Brock University is in mourning after the death of longtime friend and supporter Marilyn Walker. Walker died in St. Catharines on Thursday, Oct. 1. She was 80 years of age, and had been in failing health for several months. Her passing came 13 days after she attended the Sept. 18 official opening of the University’s […]

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