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Brock researcher says human activity has sparked a new geologic time period

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Brock researcher says human activity has sparked a new geologic time period

Brock University press release – A Brock University geologist is among a group of researchers who believe humans have impacted the Earth in such a significant way that a new time period needs to be added to the planet’s official geologic timeline. “The message here is that humans have irreversibly changed our planet in a […]

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Community invited to Brock Bazaar for student-run Day of Service

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Community invited to Brock Bazaar for student-run Day of Service

Brock University press release – A group of Brock University students are strengthening relationships with local community partners by hosting the first-ever Brock Bazaar during this year’s Brock Cares Day of Service. The Brock Leaders Citizenship Society (BLCS), one of two honour societies at Brock, is inviting community members and organizations to rummage through their […]

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Brock’s Autism Spectrum Disorder Summer Movement Camp celebrates 20 years

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Brock’s Autism Spectrum Disorder Summer Movement Camp celebrates 20 years

Brock University press release – Samantha Nichols turned 12 during her first week at Brock University’s Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Summer Movement Camp. That was in 1996. This past Tuesday she celebrated her 32nd birthday with the people who have become familiar to her in the last two decades. “It’s always been Sam’s birthday during […]

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Brock recognized for successful partnerships with industry

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Brock recognized for successful partnerships with industry

Brock University press release – Two Brock University research programs are being lauded by the Council of Ontario University’s Research Matters campaign for their success in partnering with industry. Research Matters, a program that promotes Ontario’s most innovative university research, has identified 50 ‘game-changing’ research partnerships across the province. Brock was named twice, for its […]

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Brock University chemist and chemical company create new ‘green’ metal coating

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Brock University chemist and chemical company create new ‘green’ metal coating

Brock University press release – A Brock University chemist and a Burlington chemical company have patented a green coating system that protects metals against corrosion. Organic chemistry instructor Paul Zelisko and Vanchem Performance Chemicals created technology they named Greencoat, which uses silicon rather than heavy metals to bind coatings to both metal surfaces and paint. […]

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Brock education course to use nature as classroom

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Brock education course to use nature as classroom

Brock University press release – This fall, a Brock University class is leaving their desks behind and heading outside to learn. Professors Debra Harwood, from the Faculty of Education and Mary Breunig from the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, are offering a Masters of Education course — ECE-Learning/Teaching in the Woods — outdoors in the […]

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