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3MT contest returns with impressive new research ideas

3MT contest returns with impressive new research ideas

The finals of the Three Minute Thesis contest will take place Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon in the fourth floor mezzanine of the Plaza Building at Brock University.

Psychopaths mimic emotions very accurately: Brock study

Psychopaths mimic emotions very accurately: Brock study

“He was always so friendly, cheerful, polite.” “I don’t believe it - he was such a nice guy! How could he do something like that?”

Commentary: Ebola, and what the media missed

Commentary: Ebola, and what the media missed

As part of African Heritage Month, there will be a “Healing through Communication Symposium” that will discuss international health-care responses to Ebola in West Africa and Canada’s domestic response to HIV/AIDS in Black communities. In the lead-up to the Feb. 25 event, research communications intern Holly Mohr writes this commentary on one aspect of the [...]

Brock researchers receive Insight Grants from SSHRC

Brock researchers receive Insight Grants from SSHRC

In this latest round, announced December 19, Brock University received more than $1.52 million over five years in Insight Grants, more than a tripling of the $435,865 Brock received in 2013. As well, the number of successful Brock research programs more than doubled, from four last year to nine in 2014.

Brock prof among the first in new autism journal

Brock prof among the first in new autism journal

A Brock University education assistant professor is among the first researchers to publish papers in an inaugural online journal covering developmental disabilities.

Office of Research Services December podcast: Sustainability

Office of Research Services December podcast: Sustainability

December’s podcast is: How can we build a “sustainable” society?

Office of Research Services November podcast: Bullying

Office of Research Services November podcast: Bullying

Office of Research Services November podcast: Bullying - from classroom to workplace.

Office of Research Services October podcast: Autism

Office of Research Services October podcast: Autism

October’s podcast is: Autism. A common challenge for children and young adults living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) face is to recognize and develop social skills so that they can interact effectively with others.

Brock historian named German research ambassador

Brock historian named German research ambassador

Historian Michael Driedger has been selected to serve as research ambassador during the 2014-2015 academic year for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), an organization that promotes research in Germany and abroad using German funds.

Research points to importance of tree cover for stream life

Research points to importance of tree cover for stream life

Brock biologist Liette Vasseur and other researchers from the Ecological Research for Education Network (funded by the National Science Foundation in the U.S.) conducted a study last month that measured water temperatures at various points along 11 streams distributed across Canada and the United States.

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