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Brock psychologist wins international behavioral neuroscience award

Brock psychologist wins international behavioral neuroscience award

Analyzing rat “vocalizations” and discovering their mechanisms was just one of the breakthroughs that have come from the 45-year research career of Brock University behavioural psychologist Stefan Brudzynski.

Researchers learn grant-writing tips in latest ORS workshop

Researchers learn grant-writing tips in latest ORS workshop

The research grant system is competitive, and always has been, but you actually have more control and chance for success than you think, according to grant-writing expert Robert Porter.

Brock prof wins award for reading research

Brock prof wins award for reading research

Applied developmental psychologist Jan Frijters has a powerful message for teens living with dyslexia, their parents and teachers: don’t give up the struggle to read.

Brock psychologist asks: Are honest people also humble?

Brock psychologist asks: Are honest people also humble?

Are honest people also humble? Brock psychologists Michael Ashton and Kibeon Lee make that connection in their 2012 book The H factor of personality: why some people are manipulative, self-entitled, materialistic, and exploitive - and why it matters for everyone.

Brock sociologist John Sorenson talks about new book in Q&A

Brock sociologist John Sorenson talks about new book in Q&A

The Brock News sat down with sociologist John Sorenson to talk about his book and broader themes of human-animal relationships.

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.

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