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Brock hosting national lifeguard championships this weekend

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Brock hosting national lifeguard championships this weekend

Brock University press release – More than 60 lifeguards from across Canada will put their lifesaving skills to the test this weekend. Brock University will host the Canadian Lifeguard Emergency Response Championships Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14 in the Walker Sports Complex. Organized by the Lifesaving Society, the championships are an opportunity for […]

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Brock to host two-day science adventure for high school students

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Brock to host two-day science adventure for high school students

Brock University press release – High school students from across the province will experience hands-on science this week as Brock University hosts its annual two-day event designed to encourage youth to pursue education and careers in science. More than 70 Grade 10 and 11 students from southern and central Ontario will take part in Scientifically […]

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Unhealthy soil ‘a nightmare’ for farmers in Ontario and Southern China

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Unhealthy soil ‘a nightmare’ for farmers in Ontario and Southern China

Brock University press release – Whether they’re running vineyards in Ontario or tea plantations in China, farmers have a common enemy: chemically contaminated or poor quality soil leading to fewer crops. “Globally, most farms that have used agrochemicals for decades to boost crop production can remain polluted at various levels due to persistent accumulations of […]

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Chariot Race around Brock University circle Saturday

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Chariot Race around Brock University circle Saturday

Brock University press release – Nearly 300 high school students are at Brock University this week for the annual Ontario Student Classics Conference, which wraps up Saturday with a chariot race around the Brock traffic circle. “We’re honoured to be hosting the conference again at Brock,” says Department of Classics Chair Professor Angus Smith. “It’s […]

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Niagara College student leader receives national award from CiCan

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Niagara College student leader receives national award from CiCan

Alice Mary Nakiwala finished her term as president of the Niagara College Student Administrative Council (NCSAC) with official recognition of her leadership when she was presented with a 2017 Award of Excellence from Colleges and Institutes Canada (CiCan). The recipient of a bronze CiCan Student Excellence Award, Nakiwala was applauded for being an award-winning student, […]

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Niagara College research team investigates future of food production

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Niagara College research team investigates future of food production

With a rising global population, there is a need to produce more food, more efficiently. What will the future farm look like? How much automation versus manpower will be present? How will farmers utilize new technology? These are just some of the questions that Niagara College’s (NC) Mike Duncan will continue to answer for the […]

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