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Friendly bet made as Badgers head back to Meridian Centre

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Friendly bet made as Badgers head back to Meridian Centre

Brock Univesity  press release – There will be some high stakes on the line when the Brock Badgers and McMaster Marauders tangle at the Meridian Centre Wednesday night. Neil Lumsden, Brock University’s new Director, Athletics and Recreation and a Canadian Football hall-of-famer, has challenged McMaster University Athletic Director Glen Grunwald, a former NBA general manager, […]

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Brock researchers to determine if mosquitoes can spread Zika

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Brock researchers to determine if mosquitoes can spread Zika

Brock University Press Release – The Brock University scientist helping lead Canada’s research on Zika virus has been called to a global summit next month in Brazil, but first she will begin studies to see if Canadian mosquitoes can transmit the virus. This week, carefully sealed containers of Zika arrived at Brock’s campus in St. […]

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Brock team and Niagara company head to Queen’s Park

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Brock team and Niagara company head to Queen’s Park

Brock University press release – Could syrup that potentially fights cancer soon be coming to a supermarket near you? This is research that a Brock University team and a Niagara-based company are pursuing. They are among university-industry partners showcasing their research at Queen’s Park Wednesday, Feb. 17. The Brock team of biologist Jeff Stuart and […]

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Brock partners with NOTL to create new conference destination in Niagara

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Brock partners with NOTL to create new conference destination in Niagara

Brock University press release – The Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake and Brock University are working to turn one of Canada’s favourite tourism towns into a destination for conferences and research meetings. The Town’s Lord Mayor Pat Darte and University President Jack Lightstone signed a memorandum of understanding this week to create the Brock-Niagara Forum for Advanced […]

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Two Brock professors renew roles as Canada Research Chairs

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Two Brock professors renew roles as Canada Research Chairs

Brock University press release – Kinesiology professor Wendy Ward and biology professor Vincenzo DeLuca have renewed their terms as Canada Research Chairs. Wendy Ward, Canada Research Chair in Bone and Muscle Development, investigates how nutrients or bioactives in food regulate bone growth and strength. The long-term goal is to develop nutritional strategies that prevent bone […]

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Brock professor collecting data on working conditions in retail sector

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Brock professor collecting data on working conditions in retail sector

Brock University press release – A Brock University labour expert has launched an online survey to collect data about retail workers’ working conditions. “Anyone who works in retail in Ontario is invited to complete the survey,” Kendra Coulter, Associate Professor in Brock’s Centre for Labour Studies said. “It will provide important information about what people […]

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