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Media Talk (March 6 - April 2, 2014)

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“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 campusnews@brocku.ca

Fiona Blaikie

Fiona Blaikie

March 5: MindShare Learning - Podcast interview with Fiona Blaikie, dean of the Faculty of Education at Brock, and Dino Miele, CIO of the District School Board of Niagara on the launch of the Niagara Innovation Hub.

March 6: Niagara This Week High-tech learning; DSBN Academy teams up with Brock on Educational Research and Innovation Hub
Featuring comments by Fiona Blaikie, dean of the Faculty of Education on the launch of Niagara’s Innovation Hub in partnership with the District School Board of Niagara.

March 6: Globe and MailChina’s leadership entrenches - this cannot bode well” by Charles Burton, associate professor, Political Science.

March 6: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewPlaying hockey to fight the stigma
Featuring comments by Brock students Kevin Christmas Paul Dermody about the Break the Ice hockey game to raise awareness and money for campus mental health services.

March 8: Toronto SunBullied teen feels schools could do more
Featuring comments by workplace bullying expert Lisa Barrow, assistant professor, Goodman School of Business.

March 8: St. Catharines Standard SEARCH ENGINE: Fans hot items for cold vines
Community Q&A column featuring a response to a community question by Kevin Ker, research associate with Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI).

March 9: Toronto SunAdults need to set example to stop bullies
Featuring comments by workplace bullying expert Lisa Barrow, assistant professor, Goodman School of Business.

March 9: CHCH News (Hamilton) “Students raise awareness about homelessness

March 10: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewTories continue in campaign mode during Falls stop
Featuring comments by David Siegel, professor, Political Science.

March 10: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewBrock students brave elements in Five Days for the Homeless
Stories about a group of Brock students who took part in the 5 Days for the Homeless fundraiser to raise money and food for Community Care/Housing Help of St. Catharines and Thorold.

March 11: National Post (Full Comment) “Don’t undermine Elections Canada
An open letter to the Prime minister from a group of more than 150 professors at Canadian universities, including four from Brock, in response to the federal government’s proposed Fair Elections Act (Bill C-23).

March 11: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewTrade deal good for vino not for Canadian cars
Featuring comments by Charles Burton, associate professor, Political Science on the Canada- South Korea free-trade agreement.

March 12: Brock Radio CFBU 103.7 FM - Inquisitive Minds with Mike Saunders

  • Interview #1 - Bryan Schreiner about Brock’s 1972 Arctic Convocation
  • Interview #2 - Juris Dreifelds, associatie professor, Political Science, on the crisis in Ukraine and the Crimean referendum vote
  • Interview #3 - Ping Liang, associate professor of Biological Sciences, about his Compute Canada grant

March 12: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewDoc waits too long: Survey
Featuring comments by Ken Klassen, professor in the Goodman School of Business’ Department of Finance, Operations & Information Systems, about research he’s conducted on how to alleviate wait times in doctor’s offices.

March 12: Toronto Star (Opinion/Commentary) “Three ways Harper’s Bill C-23 undermines democracy” by Janique Dubois, assistant professor, Political Science.

March 17: AM 610 CKTB “Tim Denis in the Morning Show”
Teju Herath, information systems professor with the Goodman School of Business, was interviewed about the Canada Competition Bureau’s warning to Canadians about internet and social media “phishing” scams that defraud Canadians.

March 17: AM 610 CKTB “The Larry Fedoruk Show”
Juris Dreifelds, associate professor, Political Science, was a guest on the program to discuss the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

March 18: Toronto StarBrock University Facebook page wins mental health contest
Featuring comments by Brock health sciences student Kaitlyn Kerridge, who was a driving force behind the Facebook component of the Brock student-led initiative Cope Care Connect, which took first place in a province-wide Mental Health 2.0 competition that challenged students to use social media to boost mental health at Ontario universities.

March 18: canada.comEating with your eyes: Study links pretty plating to improved taste
Featuring comments by Antonia Mantonakis, associate professor of marketing in Brock’s Goodman School of Business.

March 18: CHCH News (Hamilton) “Professors call for fair elections
Featuring an interview with Stefan Dolgert, assistant professor, Political Science.

March 18: Niagara This WeekBraving the cold for Community Care
Featuring comments by Brock students and Don Cyr, dean of the Goodman School of Business, who participated in the 5 Days for the Homeless fundraiser to raise money and food for Community Care/Housing Help of St. Catharines and Thorold.

March 18: creditcards.caWhat should you do if a friend defrauds you?
Featuring comments by Susan Sproule, assistant professor, Goodman School of Business.

March 19: ChangemakersBrock Niagara Penguins: Where Disabled Youth Play and Compete Alongside Their Peers
Interview with Karen Natho, director and founder of the Brock-Niagara Penguins.

March 19: Brock Radio CFBU 103.7 FM - Inquisitive Minds with Mike Saunders

  • Interview #1 - Madelyn Law, associate professor, Health Sciences, about the I-EQUIP program and how can it improve health care in Niagara
  • Interview #2 - Derek Knight, director of the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, about the Industrial Fabric 4 festival of the arts
  • Interview #3 - Michael Ou, Vice-President International for the Graduate Students’ Association at Brock

March 19: Edmonton JournalThe eyes have it when it comes to taste of food
Featuring comments by Antonia Mantonakis, associate professor of marketing in Brock’s Goodman School of Business.

March 24: TVO - The AgendaGoing Global (with Democracy)
Featuring Janet Conway, associate professor of Sociology and Canada Research Chair in Social Justice.

March 26: Brock Radio CFBU 103.7 FM - Inquisitive Minds with Mike Saunders

  • Interview #1 - Teju Herath, professor of information systems, Goodman School of Business, about online phishing scams and identity theft
  • Interview# 2 - David Sharron, head of Special Collections and Archives on the University’s Autism Collection
  • Interview #3 - Brittany Dunbar, a MSc student in Kinesiology at Brock, about the OCUFA We Teach Ontario video competition

March 28: Niagara This Week Aloft to find Niagara’s chimney swifts
Featuring comments by Donna Szoke, assistant professor of visual arts, about A Loft, a collaborative video project between Brock visual arts students, international artist Althea Thauberger and Foregrounds Media, which explores, the transition of the Brock arts community to downtown St. Catharines.

March 28: Globe and Mail Full-day kindergarten offers little academic advantage, study says
Featuring comments by Mary-Louise Vanderlee, associate professor in the Faculty of Education’s Department of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, about her research on full-day kindergarten in Ontario.

March 28: Hamilton Spectator (opinion/letters) “‘Educational value’ key to school trip debate” by Lorenzo Cherubini, professor, Teacher Education.

April 2: Globe and Mail (Education) “Share your research. That’s what keeps the humanities alive” by Kevin Kee, Associate Vice-President of Research, and Canada Research Chair in Digital Humanities.

For more examples of Brock faculty news appearances, please check out the “Researchers in the news” section of Research Services website.

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