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Researchers receive internal grants

Researchers receive internal grants

Recreation and Leisure Studies professor Colleen Hood is researching — and implementing — best practices in therapeutic recreation for people with psychiatric illness.

Brock schoolyard greening project gets Fonthill kindergarten students outdoors

Brock schoolyard greening project gets Fonthill kindergarten students outdoors

As part of a larger “greening Niagara’s Schoolyards” project, Brock Prof. Mary Breunig has teamed up with Brock and York graduate students and undergraduate students from Brock to design and construct an outdoor classroom.

Brock University student wins grad scholarship for research on mental health

Brock University student wins grad scholarship for research on mental health

Lauren Torok, a master’s student in Applied Health Sciences, was awarded a 2013-14 Ontario Graduate Scholarship to support her research on how recreation and leisure pursuits help people with mental illness live full and engaged lives.

Canoe Nation author visits Brock Thursday

Canoe Nation author visits Brock Thursday

It seems as Canadian as the maple leaf or a hockey sweater.

Rec and Leisure prof partners on reflective journaling book for educators

Rec and Leisure prof partners on reflective journaling book for educators

It’s something Tim O’Connell and Janet Dyment have been reflecting on for years.

Prof’s research aims to put the environment back in education

Prof’s research aims to put the environment back in education

For years Mary Breunig has been leading off her research papers with the statement, “As we pass the midpoint of the United Nations’ Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014), where are we?”

BaseCamp: The adventure before the adventure

BaseCamp: The adventure before the adventure

Lisa Brown’s transition to university life was made easier by pushing her limits on 50 feet of Ontario’s best limestone rock walls.

Rec and Leisure studies celebrates community partners

Rec and Leisure studies celebrates community partners

The Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies hosted its annual community appreciation reception, bringing community partners to Brock to celebrate another year of collaborative success.

Workshop bridges community and classroom

Workshop bridges community and classroom

More than 40 recreation and leisure students from Brock attended a one-day dialogue on current issues facing citizen engagement in recreation earlier this month.

Brock recognizes profs for creative research and teaching

Brock recognizes profs for creative research and teaching

Brock will honour two faculty members for their outstanding contributions to research and teaching at Fall Convocation on Saturday, Oct. 13.

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