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Online discussion to aid migrant workers during COVID-19 pandemic

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Online discussion to aid migrant workers during COVID-19 pandemic

Brock University press release – While the COVID-19 pandemic has locked down travel around the world, over the past few weeks one group of necessary workers have made their annual return to Niagara. Nearly 55,000 migrant farmworkers come to Canada each year to work in farms, greenhouses and other agricultural settings across the country, with […]

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Growing thirst for Brock’s online wine and spirits courses

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Growing thirst for Brock’s online wine and spirits courses

Brock University press release – With people spending more time at home to slow the spread of COVID-19, Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) has a full slate of online continuing education opportunities for those looking to spend some of that time learning about wine and spirits. “During these challenging times, we’re […]

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Using data can avoid confusion surrounding COVID-19, says Brock expert

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Using data can avoid confusion surrounding COVID-19, says Brock expert

Brock University press release – Without reliable data, many people struggle to make sense of the COVID-19 figures that are emerging. “There are common pitfalls in understanding the COVID-19 data in the news about how many people are infected, how fast the virus will spread and when the outbreak might end,” says Ejaz Ahmed, Dean […]

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Brock to host Virtual Open House for prospective students

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Brock to host Virtual Open House for prospective students

Brock University press release – With the suspension of this year’s Spring Open House, the COVID-19 pandemic may temporarily prevent the next generation of Brock University students from experiencing its green campus, world-class facilities, student residences and friendly atmosphere in person. But a little creativity is going a long way in offering the next best […]

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Canadians need to consider implications of COVID-19 surveillance, says Brock prof

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Canadians need to consider implications of COVID-19 surveillance, says Brock prof

Brock University press release – Canadians need to be ready to make decisions about the kinds of surveillance they are willing to accept to manage the COVID-19 pandemic and for how long, says a Brock University professor and expert in digital privacy. “We must consider the ethical questions regarding a widespread surveillance program before these […]

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$10,000 in scholarships to be awarded to Niagara students heading to Brock and Niagara College

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$10,000 in scholarships to be awarded to Niagara students heading to Brock and Niagara College

PenFinancial Credit Union press release – PenFinancial Credit Union will be awarding $10,000 to Niagara area students planning to head to Niagara College or Brock University in 2020. The Truly Local Video Scholarship Contest aims to encourage students graduating from Niagara area secondary schools to submit a two-minute video, outlining how they have been financially […]

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