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Brock professor releases documentary on 25th anniversary of Yonge Street Riot

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Brock professor releases documentary on 25th anniversary of Yonge Street Riot

Brock University press release – Feeling marginalized and targeted, a part of the population reaches its breaking point and takes to the streets in protest. It sounds like something that could have taken place today, but Thursday, May 4 marks 25 years since the Yonge Street Riot took place in downtown Toronto. “With anti-black police […]

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Captain Crunch to headline DSBN Concussion Summit

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Captain Crunch to headline DSBN Concussion Summit

Nicknamed Captain Crunch for his ability to deliver thunderous body checks, former Maple Leafs captain Wendel Clark has first-hand knowledge of how tough hockey can be. His physical style of play eventually caught up with him and he retired from professional hockey in 2000, at the age of 33. On Thursday, May 4, Clark will […]

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Smoking during pregnancy increases risk of childhood obesity

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Smoking during pregnancy increases risk of childhood obesity

Brock University press release – Underweight or premature babies are not the only results of smoking during pregnancy. Fetuses exposed to nicotine from cigarette smoke are at higher risk of becoming obese after they’re born, reports a new paper by a Brock University researcher in collaboration with a research team at the State University of […]

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Wine grapes can be early predictor of climate change impacts

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Wine grapes can be early predictor of climate change impacts

Brock University press release – A Brock University scientist says wine grapes are a “canary in the coal mine” for climate change’s impact on agriculture. New data from NASA shows Earth has just experienced the second-hottest March in the 137 years records have been kept. As climate change slowly moves the temperature higher, the agriculture […]

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Volunteers help with naturalized playground renovation.

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Volunteers help with naturalized playground renovation.

During Volunteer Appreciation Week, Bethlehem Housing and Support Services had over 40 volunteers from Brock University’s Staff and Faculty. They helped to begin prepping the site for the revitalization and redevelopment of the Bethlehem Place playground and extended yard, to create an inclusive naturalized environment and play area. Brock University Staff and Faculty make it […]

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Historic photos from Brock collection part of AGO and ROM exhibits

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Historic photos from Brock collection part of AGO and ROM exhibits

Brock University press release – The photographs are simple. And yet the stories behind the subjects in them are incredibly complex. A collection of photographs from Brock University’s Special Collections and Archives are being featured in a pair of high-profile exhibits at the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Royal Ontario Museum. The photographs are […]

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