“Media Talk” is a recurring summary of select Brock faculty, staff and student appearances in the media. If you have details of a media appearance to share with The Brock News, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org
March 25: St. Catharines Standard “The Epilepsy Advocate”
Featuring comments by Suzanne McGuire, a Master’s student in Applied Health Sciences at Brock, who is researching the experiences of young women living with epilepsy with Jarold Cosby, assistant professor of Kinesiology.
March 25: Welland Tribune “Making smiles brighter in Peru”
Featuring comments by Community Health Sciences student Stephanie Klok about her trip to Peru with Solidarity Experiences Abroad (SEA).
March 26: CBC News (Toronto) “What are the odds of rolling up the rim to win at Tim Hortons?”
Featuring comments by Wei Kong Yuen, associate professor, Mathematics.
March 26: The Globe & Mail “This is one of the best Ontario chardonnays this year”
Featuring comments by Jim Willwerth Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) scientist Jim Willwerth.
March 27: Niagara This Week “CONNECTing to education; Tech conference to explore new ways of learning”
Featuring comments by Camille Rutherford, associate professor, Department of Teacher Education, about CONNECT 2013, a National Learning and Technology Conference being held May 6-7 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls.
March 27: The Globe & Mail (Report on Business magazine) “Asia’s favourite Canadian export”
Featuring comments by Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) director and researcher Debbie Inglis.
March 30: Toronto Star “Peter Kormos: long-time NDP MPP for Welland area dead at 60”
Featuring comments by Kendra Coulter, assistant professor, Centre for Labour Studies, who worked at Queen’s Park as an executive assistant for former Welland MPP Peter Kormos who recently passed away.
April 1: St. Catharines Standard (Regional section) “The Price is Right, Right?”
Featuring comments by David Siegel, professor, Political Science, about the salaries of Niagara region politicians.
April 1: St. Catharines Standard (Community Voices) “The ‘economic flu’ that plagues Niagara” by Charles Conteh, associate professor, Political Science
April 2: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune “Let’s Talk”
Featuring comments by Kate Cassidy, director, Community Learning at Brock, about her department’s Conversation Cafés, informal gatherings at local venues to discuss engaging topics with no easy answer.
April 2: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune “Colourful memories of a ‘socialist cowboy'”
Featuring comments by Larry Savage, director, Centre for Labour Studies, who worked in Peter Kormos’ office from 2001 to 2003.
April 2: AM 610 CKTB, Tim Denis “In the Morning”
Interview with Maurice Feldman, director, Applied Disability Studies, about World Autism Awareness Day.
April 2: AM 610 CKTB, The Larry Fedoruk Show
Interview with Maureen Connolly, professor, Kinesiology, about World Autism Awareness Day.
April 2: St. Catharines Standard “Seeking cures and busting myths: ‘Living with autism is just reality for a lot of people’”
Featuring comments by Maureen Connolly, professor, Kinesiology.
April 2: CHCH-TV (Hamilton) “World Autism Day”
Featuring comments by Rebecca Ward, clinical co-ordinator for the Centre for Applied Disability Studies at Brock, about World Autism Awareness Day.
April 2: CBC Parents (online) “Should kids specialize in one sport?” by James Mandigo, associate professor and Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences.
April 3: CBC News (Technology & Science) “Video game rage: Violent imagery isn’t the trigger, researchers say”
Featuring comments by Paul Adachi, PhD candidate in Psychology, about his 2011 research study on aggressive behaviour and video games.
April 3: Radio Canada International “Looking for poems about class, poverty and or resistance”
Interview with Kendra Coulter, assistant professor, Centre for Labour Studies, about her call out on social media looking for poems about class, poverty, and resistance for her course “Class and Culture.”
April 4: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls Review “Parents in Niagara struggle to afford child care”
Featuring comments by Carol Phillips, researcher with Brock’s Niagara Community Observatory, about the release of the Institute’s latest policy brief, “Can Niagara Families Afford Child Care?”
April 5: Niagara This Week “Career or family? Moms face tough choice due to cost of day care”
Featuring comments by Carol Phillips, researcher with Brock’s Niagara Community Observatory; David Siegel, professor, Political Science; Mary-Louise Vanderlee, associate professor, Graduate and Undergraduate Studies in Education.
April 5: Niagara This Week “Shattering the epilepsy stigma”
Featuring comments by Suzanne McGuire, a Master’s student in Applied Health Sciences, who will present her research about the experiences of young women living with epilepsy at the April 10 Mapping the New Knowledges Graduate Student Research Conference at Brock.
For more examples of Brock faculty news appearances, please check out the “Researchers in the news” section of Research Services website.