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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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Brock professor’s book explores shocking system of segregated Indigenous healthcare

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Brock professor’s book explores shocking system of segregated Indigenous healthcare

Brock University press release – Doreen Callihoo spent most of her childhood in an Indian hospital undergoing invasive treatments that eventually led to the loss of one of her lungs. Hospitalized at age eight, the First Nations girl spent 11 of the next 12 years in the Charles Camsell Indian Hospital in Edmonton. As a […]

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Brock prof pens new book exploring old brothels

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Brock prof pens new book exploring old brothels

Brock University press release – Many studies of the ancient Greek city-state haven’t included a key feature of the urban landscape — brothels. Brock University classics professor Allison Glazebrook pondered this information gap while on sabbatical in Athens. After discussing the issue with colleagues, she began to examine the minute differences in archaeological digs to […]

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New coach, new era for Brock University women’s basketball program

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New coach, new era for Brock University women’s basketball program

Brock University press release – Good basketball players, good community ambassadors. Those are the kind of young women Ashley MacSporran wants on her team. The Brock Badgers ushered in a new era Wednesday morning when MacSporran was introduced as the next head coach of the Badgers women’s basketball team. Landing a head coaching position in […]

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