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Brock prof appointed to an IJC committee

Brock prof appointed to an IJC committee

The International Joint Commission (IJC) has appointed Steven Renzetti as a member of the Science Priority Committee of the Great Lakes Science Advisory Board.

Brock prof explores John Milton’s discussions on toleration, nationalism in new book

Brock prof explores John Milton’s discussions on toleration, nationalism in new book

John Milton was a revolutionary. For instance, he championed divorce in an era when Protestant reformers maintained a fervent commitment to the doctrine of the marriage contract as an indissoluble bond.

Bonnett’s book takes in-depth look at Harold Innis

Bonnett’s book takes in-depth look at Harold Innis

John Bonnett’s recently released book Emergence and Empire: Innis, Complexity and the Trajectory of History unpacks Innis’s ideas, which focus on the impact of “self-organizing, emergent change” on economies and societies.

Fulbright scholar studying 20th-century literary networks brings expertise to Brock

Fulbright scholar studying 20th-century literary networks brings expertise to Brock

Now in it’s third year, the Brock-Fulbright Research Chair in Transnational Studies program aims to bring to the University some of the best U.S. scholars studying North American issues and the movement of people, things and ideas across the border. The latest visiting scholar to fill the post, Kaplan Harris, is no stranger to this cross-border niche.

Brock researchers receive funding from Compute Canada

Brock researchers receive funding from Compute Canada

Two Brock researchers are among those receiving funding from Compute Canada Calcul Canada (CC), Canada’s national platform of High Performance Computing (HPC) resources.

Grad students contemplate most beautiful science experiments and literature

Grad students contemplate most beautiful science experiments and literature

Brock graduate students Jory Korobanik and Julia Polyck-O’Neill would agree with Plato - beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder.

Grad student presents research at nutrition conference thanks to award

Grad student presents research at nutrition conference thanks to award

David Dodington, a master’s student in Applied Health Sciences, was in Washington, D.C., Dec. 5 to 7, to present his research at a leading conference held by the American Society for Nutrition.

Researchers turning to colleagues in other disciplines to further work

Researchers turning to colleagues in other disciplines to further work

Pity the poor British. The Charge of the Light Brigade, a battle that occurred in 1854 during the Crimean War, was supposed to have been directed against retreating Russian artillery.

Researchers share publishing and time-management tips

Researchers share publishing and time-management tips

To most people, publishing five books in one year would be an unattainable goal, overwhelming to say the least.

Physics grad student wins Vanier Scholarship

Physics grad student wins Vanier Scholarship

Graduate student Michelle Przedborski is fascinated by superconductors.

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