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Researchers in the news

Calculated Chaos: Examining the Brilliant Strategy Behind Bed Bath & Beyond, February 26, 2015

Comments by consumer psychologist Antonia Mantonakis about how coupons affect the shopping experience.

Ottawa’s diplomatic approach to China naive, says former ambassador
The Globe and Mail, March 2, 2015

Comments by political scientist Charles Burton about former foreign minister John Baird’s rapport with the Chinese embassy.

Changing Ontario’s sex ed curriculum only a ‘starting point’
Toronto Star, February 28, 2015

Interview with professor in the department of applied health sciences James Mandigo about Ontario’s new sex education curriculum.

A healing health symposium
St. Catharines Standard, Niagara Falls Review, Welland Tribune, February 25, 2015

Write-up of an event hosted by the Brock University African Heritage Recognition Committee.

Flint OHL team should avoid temptation, ignore 'Tropics'
The Chatham Daily News, February 12, 2015

Interview with marketing and business strategy professor Peter P. Yannopoulos on the Semi-Pro-influenced moniker Flint Tropics.

Still helping women, 90 years later
Hamilton Spectator, February 12, 2015

Interview with associate dean, research and international initiatives Michelle McGinn about the establishment of the local Canadian Federation of University Women chapter.

Molson Coors vulnerable player within global beer industry, experts say
Toronto Star, February 11, 2015

Historian Dan Malleck describes how Molson Coors’ drop in revenues could make them ripe for a takeover.

China releases Canadian woman, husband held on spy charge: govt
Yahoo News, February 5, 2015

Political scientist Charles Burton comments on the Garratts' detention in China.

Coming to Work Sick Is a Disease
Huffington Post Canada, February 5, 2015

Reference to labour expert Kendra Coulter’s interview with the CBC that are "low-paid ... part-time and erratic in terms of the schedules" are usually the ones who don't receive paid sick days. | Metro Morning | Retail Employees
CBC Metro Morning, February 5, 2015

Target stores across the country begin selling off inventory before they close their doors for good. That may seem like a bargain for shoppers, but Target employees are paying for the company's mistakes. Matt Galloway spoke with labour expert Kendra Coulter.

SIEGEL: The downside of double-duty politicians
St. Catharines Standard, February 4, 2015

Column by political scientist David Siegel.

Foreign banks still find China market 'challenging, complicated'
Jiang Xueqing (China Daily), February 2, 2015

Reference to research by Goodman School of Business associate professor Brian Metcalfe that foreign banks in China remain optimistic about their prospects.

To err is human. To forgive is complicated. - Research MattersResearch Matters, Feburary 1, 2015

Excerpts of an interview with psychologist Kathy Belikci on the importance of forgiveness and tips on how to forgive.

Do better job of tracking school violence: Critics, Toronto Sun, February 1, 2015

Comment by Child and Youth Studies researcher Tony Volk that there is nowhere
in North America is there a strong, research, evidence-informed intervention against violence.

Canada: Aroma therapy
Travel Weekly, January 29, 2015

Description by wine scientist Belinda Kemp on what makes Niagara ideal to grow certain grape varieties.

A play-filled approach to learning
Niagara This Week, January 29, 2015

Education expert Mary-Louise Vanderlee comments on the value of play-based education experiences.

Don't Walk this Way - How Your Steps Tell Psychopaths who to Attack
Huffington Post UK, January 22, 2015

Reference to past Brock research on how psychopathic offenders were found to be more likely to mention gait as a reason for their assessment of target vulnerability.

SIEGEL: Council put answer before the problem
The St. Catharines Standard, January 20, 2015

Commentary by political scientist David Siegel arguing that St. Catharines city council should identify problems that need to be solved, then figure out the best solutions for those problems.

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Scott Stevens, manager of Brock University’s Brock Niagara Centre for Health and Well-Being, gives advice on fitness resolutions for the New Year. Aired live on CTV News.