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Brock researcher examines how stocks react to economic news

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Brock researcher examines how stocks react to economic news

Brock University press release – New research from a Brock University economist contradicts conventional wisdom when it comes to the stock market’s reaction to economic news. The common belief suggesting stock markets do better when the economy is doing well is countered by Ivan Medovikov, assistant professor in Brock’s Department of Economics. The reality, according […]

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Brock grad returning from Australia to become new Dean of Graduate Studies

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Brock grad returning from Australia to become new Dean of Graduate Studies

Brock University press release – A Brock alumnus is coming a long way home to become the University’s new Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Jens Coorssen will leave his position as Chair of Molecular Physiology in the School of Medicine at Australia’s Western Sydney University, and return to his native Niagara to take […]

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Brock scientist to continue with Mars Rover mission

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Brock scientist to continue with Mars Rover mission

Brock University press release – On Earth, dust tends to be nothing more than a cause of frustration for people. But for Mariek Schmidt, dust from another planet is something to be studied. The Brock University scientist has been chosen by the U.S. government’s National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to continue working on the […]

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Million dollar program invests in grape & wine industry’s future

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Million dollar program invests in grape & wine industry’s future

Brock University press release – Canada’s $6.8 billion grape and wine industry faces several multifaceted challenges in order to sustain its economic impact and meet its growth potential. To address these challenges, Brock University researchers are leading a five-year, $1.42 million integrated research program to improve grapevine health, wine quality, market competitiveness and the sustainability […]

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Brock researchers and long-term care residents collaborate on scientific research

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Brock researchers and long-term care residents collaborate on scientific research

Brock University press release – A Brock University research team is partnering with a long-term care facility in Welland to study how residents’ involvement in environmental research affects their quality of life and well-being. Residents at The Woodlands of Sunset and Brock’s Environmental Sustainability Research Centre (ESRC) are monitoring bird-feeding stations set up at various […]

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Animal ethics organization launched by Brock professor

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Animal ethics organization launched by Brock professor

Brock University press release – A first-of-its-kind institute to lead research, education and advocacy for animal ethics worldwide has been launched by Brock University professor David Fennell. Based on an interdisciplinary approach, the International Institute for Animal Ethics (IIAE) focuses on how moral knowledge and best practice can stimulate change in the use of animals […]

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