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Students help Brock-Niagara Centre for Health and Well-Being expand offerings

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Students help Brock-Niagara Centre for Health and Well-Being expand offerings

Brock University press release – The Brock-Niagara Centre for Health and Well-Being continues to adapt under the COVID-19 pandemic challenges to help older adults and others stay active throughout the quarantine. When the pandemic first started impacting Niagara, the Brock University-operated Centre closed its doors but began offering online tools and daily home workouts to […]

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Canadian scholar, academic leader to be Brock’s next Provost

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Canadian scholar, academic leader to be Brock’s next Provost

Brock University press release – Lynn Wells, an accomplished scholar and academic leader, will be Brock University’s new Provost and Vice-President Academic, effective July 1/2020. Brock President Gervan Fearon made the announcement Monday, May 11, welcoming the scholar and researcher to Niagara. Wells is currently the Associate Vice-President, Students and Teaching at MacEwan University in […]

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Don’t blame COVID for binge-watching, says Brock prof

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Don’t blame COVID for binge-watching, says Brock prof

Brock University press release – If you spent any of the last eight weeks binge-watching The Great British — or Canadian — Baking Show, you’re in good company. So has Brock University film and television scholar Liz Clarke. The Professor in the Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film says people who binge-watch during social […]

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CCOVI scientist helps region’s grape growers navigate uncertainty during COVID-19

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CCOVI scientist helps region’s grape growers navigate uncertainty during COVID-19

Brock University press release – Although they are well-versed in overcoming fluctuations and uncertainty from one growing season to the next, Niagara’s grape growers are facing a unique set of challenges this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To address some of those challenges, Jim Willwerth, Senior Scientist at Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and […]

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Brock’s Cuvée launches new online experience to celebrate the VQA wine industry

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Brock’s Cuvée launches new online experience to celebrate the VQA wine industry

Brock University press release – Put on your party attire, fire up the laptop and get ready to celebrate the Ontario VQA wine industry as Brock University moves its annual Cuvée event online. The Cuvée 2020 Online Experience launches on Friday, May 22/2020, at cuvee.ca. The virtual experience will feature the 48 wineries, 12 restaurants […]

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Niagara College winemaker’s prestigious Nuffield scholarship bears fruit for Ontario wine industry

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Niagara College winemaker’s prestigious Nuffield scholarship bears fruit for Ontario wine industry

Niagara College press release – Niagara College’s head winemaker, instructor and alumnus Gavin Robertson joins a select list of difference-makers in Canada’s agricultural industry. As one of the latest recipients of a prestigious Nuffield Canada scholarship (2018), Robertson is addressing challenges faced by Ontario grape growers – from weather and climate pressures to labour availability, […]

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