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Brock researchers receive NSERC grants and scholarships

Brock researchers receive NSERC grants and scholarships

A product of Vitamin A metabolism, retinoic acid, has long been known to aid the development of nerve cells, which are cells that process and transmit information in the brain through electrical and chemical signals.

Restructuring FedNor will better serve Northern Ontario: Brock-authored report

Restructuring FedNor will better serve Northern Ontario: Brock-authored report

New research calls for the federal government to restructure its Northern Ontario economic development organization FedNor to better meet the needs of local communities.

NSERC consultations coming to Brock June 11

NSERC consultations coming to Brock June 11

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) is coming to Brock University Thursday, June 11 as part of its third annual round of community engagement visits to provide researchers, students and other stakeholders an opportunity to learn more about some recent program and policy developments.

Brock psychology professor seeks participants for two sleep studies

Brock psychology professor seeks participants for two sleep studies

We’ve all done it: pressed the “send” button too quickly on that nasty e-mail, tweeted something we thought was hilarious but actually offensive, or snapped at our kids for some innocent remark they’ve made.

Brock researchers find rosemary extract effective in diabetes treatment

Brock researchers find rosemary extract effective in diabetes treatment

A Brock university scientist has discovered that the herb rosemary does more than pair well with mushrooms or roast chicken.

Free carbon credits can increase profits for polluters: Brock-Guelph study

Free carbon credits can increase profits for polluters: Brock-Guelph study

Government schemes that regulate greenhouse gas emissions through the trading of carbon credits can actually increase profits for high-polluting companies if carbon credits are initially given to these companies free of charge, says new Brock University research.

Trio of awards for dramatic arts professor

Trio of awards for dramatic arts professor

It has been a busy spring for Joe Norris.

Scientists find that athletes don’t really need all of those drinks

Scientists find that athletes don’t really need all of those drinks

Lead researcher Stephen Cheung, a renowned kinesiologist whose research subjects have ranged from Olympic athletes to offshore oil workers, said his team’s findings refute the long-unquestioned tenet that water loss hinders a competitor’s performance.

Brock 3MT finalist videos now online

Brock 3MT finalist videos now online

Brock’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) finals were held last month as part of the 10th annual Mapping the New Knowledges Graduate Student Research Conference.

Study examines links between mental health and life satisfaction

Study examines links between mental health and life satisfaction

Many young people, especially those who are struggling, believe their lives will improve in time.

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