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Brock researchers expose environmental impact of oil and gas exploration on Arctic lakes

Brock researchers expose environmental impact of oil and gas exploration on Arctic lakes

A couple of Brock researchers are part of a collaborative research team whose recent findings suggest that the legislated method for disposing of land-based drilling wastes associated with oil and gas exploration in Canada’s Arctic is no longer effective.

Brock mourns the death of retired Geography professor

Brock mourns the death of retired Geography professor

Brock University is saddened by the death of Alun Hughes, an associate professor of Geography.

Mark your calendars for GIS Day

Mark your calendars for GIS Day

GIS Day returns to the Map Library on Thursday in celebration of Geography Awareness Week.

Social sciences profs win grant for photo exhibit in Pakistan

Social sciences profs win grant for photo exhibit in Pakistan

Sociology professor Nancy Cook and David Butz from the Department of Geography recently received a Council for Research in Social Sciences (CRISS) grant to do a photography exhibit in Shimshal, a small mountain village in northern Pakistan. The duo are conducting research about road accessibility and social change there.
Photos in the exhibit were produced as [...]

Media Talk — Aug. 2

Media Talk — Aug. 2

Here are some recent media appearances by Brock faculty and staff.

Retiring professor a familiar face for 41 years

Retiring professor a familiar face for 41 years

Hugh Gayler, who helped shape Brock’s Geography department, has retired.

Brock hosts Niagara Escarpment conference

Brock hosts Niagara Escarpment conference

Delegates at this week’s Leading Edge conference will explore environmental issues from inside the woods, not just from the conference rooms.

Grants awarded to 24 researchers

Grants awarded to 24 researchers

Nearly $60,000 has been awarded through two internal programs.

CCOVI lecture examines Niagara attitudes about wine

CCOVI lecture examines Niagara attitudes about wine

Wine is an integral part in Niagara’s identity, says Michael Ripmeester, but not everyone feels included in it.

Media Talk: Who’s the wine industry’s daddy?

Media Talk: Who’s the wine industry’s daddy?

Alun Hughes was quoted in the article “Who’s the wine industry’s daddy?”

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