“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
Oct. 17: St. Catharines Standard (community voices) “To my students, be grateful and be brave” by Darlene Ciuffetelli Parker, associate professor, Teacher Education, Faculty of Education
Oct. 17: Niagara This Week “Bringing cutting edge research to Brock”
Featuring comments by Fiona Hunter, professor, Biological Sciences, about the opening of the Level 3 Containment Lab (CL3) in the Cairns Family Health and Bioscience Research Complex.
Oct. 18: Toronto Star “European trade deal has local wine industry concerned”
Featuring comments by Maxim Voronov, associate professor of strategic management, Goodman School of Business, and Fellow with Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI).
Oct. 22: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune “Bizzline: Regional study explores grape drying”
Featuring comments by Debbie Inglis, director of Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI).
Oct. 22: Canadian International Council (op/ed) “Canada’s Cyber Conundrum” by Charles Burton, associate professor, Political Science.
Oct. 23: Brock Radio, CFBU 103.7 FM “Inquisitive Minds”
Interviews with Leah Bradshaw, professor of Political Science, about revitalizing city centres; Fiona Hunter, professor of Biological Sciences, on West Nile virus and other insect-borne illnesses; and Michelle Przedborski, PhD physics student and Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipient, about the theoretical aspects of superconductivity.
Oct. 24: St. Catharines Standard (community voices) “Poverty hits every corner of the community” by Lynn McCleary, associate professor, Nursing.
Oct. 24: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls Review “It’s a numbers game that makes learning fun” and TV Cogeco “The Source: E-Brock Bugs”
Featuring comments by former Brock student Laura Broley about the launch of the interactive children’s game - E-Brock Bugs Mathematics Computer Game - which she created with Chantal Buteau, associate professor of mathematics, and Eric Muller, professor emeritus of mathematics.
Oct. 25: Toronto Star “Made in Canada: Our national garment industry faces huge challenges”
Featuring comments by Kendra Coulter, assistant professor, Labour Studies at Brock.
Oct. 26: Toronto Star “Is Canada’s retail boom a good thing for our economy?”
Featuring comments by Kendra Coulter, assistant professor, Labour Studies.
Oct. 27: Toronto Star “20 lessons learned from the world’s sweatshops”
Featuring references to comments made by Kendra Coulter, assistant professor, Labour Studies, as part of the newspaper’s special investigative series, “Clothes on Your Back.”
Oct. 27: Globe & Mail (debate section) “Anyone for cricket? Yes, the Vatican apparently” by John Sainsbury, professor, History.
Oct. 27: Vancouver Sun “Mobile apps bring new immediacy to travel”
Featuring comments by Kevin Kee, Canada Research Chair in Digital Humanities and associate professor of History.
Oct. 30: Winnipeg Free Press (opinion) “Hashtag activism can help today’s youth find place in the world” by Scott Henderson, associate professor of Communication, Popular Culture and Film.
Oct. 30: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls Review “Changing face of Halloween”
Featuring comments by Scott Henderson, associate professor of Communication, Popular Culture and Film.
Oct. 30: Brock Radio, CFBU 103.7 FM “Inquisitive Minds”
Interviews with former Brock student Laura Broley, Chantal Buteau, associate professor of Mathematics, and Eric Muller, professor emeritus of Mathematics, about the online mathematics computer game E-Brock Bugs; Sid Segalowitz, professor of Psychology, about his research on the brain and how it works; Paula Gardner, assistant professor of Community Health Sciences about aging in Niagara.
Nov. 1: Hamilton Spectator (opinion) “Canada’s cyber-spying conundrum” by Charles Burton, associate professor, Political Science.
Nov. 4: St. Catharines Standard (community voices) “Fiction, fact can illuminate each other” by Ian Brindle, special advisor and professor, Chemistry.
Nov. 4: Huffington Post (blog) “If You Want Style, Choose Ethical Fashion” by Kendra Coulter, assistant professor, Labour Studies at Brock.
Nov. 6: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls Review “Most Niagara councillors look to heavens”
Featuring comments by Dave Siegel, professor, Political Science.
Nov. 8: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls Review “After fighting abroad, they fight at home”
Featuring comments by David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, professor of History, about the relationship between governments and soldiers. This story was also appeared in the Toronto Sun, Ottawa Sun, Edmonton Sun and Winnipeg Sun.
Nov. 8: Vancouver Sun / Calgary Herald / Ottawa Citizen / Yahoo News Canada “Brock University study finds oil drilling wastes leaking into northern lakes”
Featuring comments by Joshua Thienpont, a post-doctoral fellow in Brock’s Geography Department, about his research on the impacts of melting permafrost in the Mackenzie Delta area of Northwest Territories on buried oil-drilling wastes and lakes. This story was also reprinted on the websites for msn news Canada, The Metro and Radio Canada International and in the following newspapers: The Leader-Post (Regina), The Times Colonist (Victoria) and The Edmonton Journal.
Nov. 13: Globe & Mail (op/ed) “Plenty of red flags for investors in China’s new nod to free markets” by Charles Burton, associate professor, Political Science.
Nov. 13: St. Catharines Standard “Taking academic aim at our community parade”
Description of geography professor Phillip Mackintosh’s paper “The Niagara Wine Festival’s Grande Parade: The Public Geography of “Grape and Wine” Controversy,” which appears in a recently published book, The World of Niagara Wine, edited by Brock profs Mackintosh, Michael Ripmeester and Christoper Fullerton.
Nov. 13: iPolitics “China meeting produces no clear opening for Canadian business”
Featuring comments by Charles Burton, associate professor, Political Science.
Nov. 13: 77 WABC Radio (New York) “The John Batchelor Show” (Hour 2, Block B)
Interview with Charles Burton, associate professor, Political Science, about the Chinese Communist Party’s recent Plenum.
Nov. 14: St. Catharines Standard (community voices) “Niagara needs to re-think amalgamation” by Charles Conteh, associate professor, Political Science.
For more examples of Brock faculty news appearances, please check out the “Researchers in the news” section of Research Services’ website.