Faculty of Graduate Studies News

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty of Graduate Studies News



Grad students prominent in Brock research appearing on chemistry journal cover

Ninth annual Niagara Social Justice Forum happening Saturday


• Knowledge translation workshop part of ongoing series

• New Brock University PhD program a Canadian first

• Brock Health profile — Kaitlyn Snyder
Improving quality of life for individuals living with disabilities

• Funding agencies offer students national competitions to pitch their research

Workshop to help grad students prepare for presentations

Sharing research three minutes at a time

New study shows impact of Brock’s Developmental Psychology researchers

Christine Janzen — SSAS master’s student has internship with the International Union for Conservation of Nature



Innovation leader, social justice advocate Wendy Cukier will be next President of Brock University

New grad diploma program in Goodman School of Business

• 3MT contest profile Mikel Ghelfi — learning the “art of explaining your own research topic to a stranger”

Brock prof develops a ‘green’ approach to catching mosquitos

What’s open and closed during the holidays


Graduate of Psychology PhD co-editor of Perfectionism, Health, and Well-being

Brock chemistry team produces glowing molecule ‘superbase’

Working together for a healthy Niagara subject of Research Café

Brock graduate students receive SSHRC awards


Brock experts weigh in on managing Halloween’s sugar nightmare

Brock researchers involved in world forum focused on ecosystem threats

Graduate student Larissa Barelli studies fungi that kills bugs and helps plants

Graduation day bittersweet for international student

Goodman school launches first podcast

Brock researchers weigh in on national climate action plan

Grad student studying fandom in youth

Grad students have plenty to do during Reading Week

• Researchers, including MBA graduate student, closely watching Blue Jays playoff run

• Three Minute Thesis finalist looking at oils and fats


• GSA president prioritizing space and services for graduate students

Geography MA Speaker Series returns Oct. 9

Brock researchers receive SSHRC grants

• Graduate Studies info sessions begin this week

Research examines weight change and other first-year health issues


Course taps into benefits of service learning

Grad studies course a ‘gathering of community of practitioners’


• Brock PhD student to carry ParaPan Am torch

Brock research compares well-being in young and older populations

Brock loses a beloved colleague

Chemistry PhD student’s work a study in contrast

• Naomi Johnson — graduate student in Applied Disability Studies recognized by community

• Jason Ribeiro — President’s Surgite Award

• Grad student’s research idea leads to new method to detect dishonesty in police interviews

New Dean of Applied Health Sciences just getting started

Julian Petrachenko — President's Surgite Award

• Scott Behie — President’s Surgite Award
One of three grad students recognized for leadership and contributions to Brock and community


• PhD student trades plant science for neuroscience

• Graduate students share in Brock’s NSERC funding success

• Family support helped Spirit of Brock winner reach MBA goal

• Celebrating the Class of 2015

• Master's students win CATE award


• From Bangladesh to Brock — Grad students, award donors honoured at annual reception

• Watch videos of Brock's 2015 3MT finals


• No molecular evidence Vitamin E prevents cancer, heart disease: Brock-led study

• Province commits $10 million to expand Goodman School of Business

• Conference helps grad students shift from school to career

• MBA skills put to work on real-world problems (Globe and Mail)

• Nikitczuk readies for provincial 3MT finals

Earth Sciences student wins 3MT contest

• Dilbert of Academia to visit Brock Friday

3MT contest returns with impressive new research ideas

New graduate leadership award named in honour of former Dean


• Brock Biological Sciences department to be featured on CBC this Friday


• Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Preliminary Round this week

• Call for Nominations to 2015 MNK Awards — Deadline: Tuesday, March 10

• Child and Youth Studies Newsletter — The Success of our Graduate Students

• Brock launches new funding website

• Adults recognize own-race faces more accurately than other-race faces, even when viewed in groups: Brock study


• Faculty of Social Sciences Graduate Research Awards

Emmy winner to screen film at Niagara Social Justice Forum

Brock grad students recognized for contributions to ‘Living in Niagara-2014′ report

• Former Dean turns sleuth for job-hunting students

Brock PhD grad delves into the study of sleep

Brock’s Social Justice and Equity Studies program presents Niagara Social Justice Forum 2015 on Jan. 31

Deadline for Brock’s Three Minute Thesis competition is fast approaching

• Blueprint entrepreneurship contest accepting applications from current students and alumni

• Carol Merriam to become Interim Dean of Humanities

• Brock’s Dean of Humanities renewed for another term, but he’s moving on

Wilfrid Laurier researcher to become Brock’s new Dean of Applied Health Sciences



• Office of Research Services December podcast: Sustainability
How we can lead more sustainable lives and why it is important to consider the impact we have on the environment — hear a podcast discussion about those questions with Liette Vasseur, professor in the Department of Biological Sciences; Ian Brindle, professor in the Department of Chemistry and Diane Dupont, professor in the Department of Economics

• Lieutenant-governor visits Brock students, researchers

• Registration is open for 2015 3MT® contest (#Brock3MT)

• Register today for 3MT®

Brock PhD student wins Ontario research award


COGECO TV coverage of Nov. 21 Research Café: Bullying — from classroom to workplace

Bullying leaps from the playground to the office (St. Catharines Standard, Nov. 20)

• Brock graduate students recognized for research excellence

• Graduate students part of Research Café panel on bullying

Conference gives graduate students chance to meet world experts


Vitae Essential Research Communication Skills Series for graduate students

Master’s student research helps children with autism spectrum disorder

Research Café looks at bullying — from the classroom to the workplace

• GSA president wants to bring the best out in graduate students

• SSAS profile — Sarah Holmes

New grad program aims to facilitate transition towards sustainability

• Brock-community study to improve wheelchairs for children with cerebral palsy

• Brock celebrates Open Access Week

• Niagara Employment Crawl showcases opportunity in region


• Kinesiology researcher gets NSERC funding boost for muscle mechanics research

• Talk will explore ideology and water politics in Southern Alberta

• Brock professor receives prestigious academic honour

• Renowned water expert to speak at launch of new sustainability graduate program

• Brock professor receives highest academic honour

Goodman School of Business looks to introduce new graduate diploma

• Aly Bailey – 3MT profile


Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship bring two top scholars to Brock

Brock researchers receive funding for youth physical literacy


• Brock to host international mathematics conference

• The St. Catharines Standard featured Brock PhD student Bryan Giordano in an artlcle about research focused on mosquitoes and the transmission of West Nile virus.

• Abdullah Mahboob – 3MT profile

• Non-credit graduate level courses focus on teaching, service learning


• NSERC announces research grants — Brock graduate students receive $479,500

• Andra Lenius 3MT profile

• Brock launches UNESCO chair in Community Sustainability

• Faculty of Graduate Studies recognizes class of 2014

• Brock’s graduate student research excellence recognized

• Decision pays off for international Goodman graduate

• Universities need to better prepare grad students for job market: Congress panel

• 2014 Spring Convocation at Brock this week — 431 graduate students will receive degrees


• Brock graduate student Leslie Nash one of 11 finalists as Canadian 3MT competition begins — Watch the video of Leslie and go online to vote for the People’s Choice Award by June 2

• Brock graduate students volunteer at a Congress 2014 Expo booth called “The Curiosity Shop” to help generate a wide range of conversations about research

• Brock’s International Market Development group launches new website

• Cross-border accolades from University at Buffalo for Brock President

• Setting the stage for Congress 2014 at Brock

Canadian singer-songwriter, international academic and renowned union leader to receive honorary degrees from Brock

• Brock alumna recognized with national award for teaching contributions


• Brock student qualifies for Three Minute Thesis’ first-ever Canadian final

• Professional development conference helps in transition from learning to working

• Faculty of Graduate Studies invites nominations for Distinguished Alumni Award

• Three grad students win 2014 President’s Surgite Awards

• Congratulations to the recipients of the 2014 TA Awards

Brock professors honoured by Faculty of Graduate Studies

• Three Minute Thesis tests graduate students' preparation, presentation

• Mercier will give keynote address at Mapping conference

• Share your research: That’s what keeps the Humanities alive
Op-ed article by Kevin Kee, Associate Vie-President, Research, Brock University, published
in the Globe and Mail, April 2, 2014

• SHIFT: MAKE IT HAPPEN helps graduate students prepare for jobs


• Department of Applied Linguistics hosting Research Day

• Graduate students part of Brock team that makes advance in green catalysis

Brock grad student relishes new role as VP International

Goodman School of Business earns prestigious CPA accreditation for MBA program

Brock grad student wins provincial video contest

Statement of intent for new MA program in Applied Kinesiology

Goodman School of Business wants to create new graduate diploma program


• Blueprint finalists set to make their pitch

Fulbright scholar studying 20th century literary networks bring expertise to Brock

• Brock graduate students step to the microphone for Research on Tap

• Research on Tap @ Alphie’s — Wednesday, Feb. 26

Brock grad student offers new clue (Feb. 18) for Research Matters Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Three minute thesis contest will coincide with Brock research celebration

• Graduate Mentorship Awards – Nominations are open

• Brock University student wins grad scholarship for research on mental health

• Brock’s Goodman School of Business maintains prestigious business accreditation

• International history of slavery conference set for Feb. 8 at Brock University

• Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Preliminary Round, Tuesday, Feb. 25


• New Brock program tackles sustainability and the environment

Brock University part of online scavenger hunt to promote research

• Grad students contemplate most beautiful science experiments and literature

Grad students set agenda for Niagara Social Justice Forum

Child and Youth celebrates 20th anniversary

Three Minute Thesis® contest returns

Goodman’s two new MBA programs take aim at growing needs in job market

• New GSA vice-presidents: Congratulations to Michael Ou, the new GSA VP International for the Winter 2014 term. Congratulations to Ashley Nascimento, the new GSA VP Student Affairs for the Winter 2014 term.


Grad student presents research at nutrition conference thanks to award

Grad students make community outreach a priority

Scholarship sends health care student to health care forum

What's opened and closed during the holidays

Library, Grad Studies to host professional development workshops for graduate students

• Faculty of Mathematics and Science honours renowned Arctic freshwater scientist

• Goodman School is the first in Ontario to get CPA accreditation at the Master’s level

• Social justice careers on Research Café bill

• Brock’s Fall Convocation shines spotlight on outstanding students, faculty

• Physics grad student wins Vanier Scholarship

Grad students land funding for bone and muscle health research

• Grad student wins top student award for groundbreaking fungus research

GSA president doesn't shy away from challenges

Dr. Jill Grose, inaugural recipient of the Faculty of Graduate Studies Distinguished Alumni Award

• 46 students awarded Ontario Graduate Scholarships

• 31 Brock grad students receive SSHRC scholarships

International students meet with mayor

Geography MA Graduate Award

RECL grad students present research at symposium

• Videos posted from 2012-13 Mapping events

• Brock tops big research schools in NSERC grant renewals

Graduate student research recognized

Dean joins graduate studies council executive

Brock researchers part of drug study that could benefit lung cancer patients

Shari Sekel, Director of Graduate Programs, wins prestigious award

• Grad student, prof recognized for co-authored paper

PhD student wins Popular Culture Association Award

“Selfless” professors recognized with Graduate Mentorship Awards

Graduate student’s fall prevention research benefits local health organizations

Jack M. Miller Excellence in Research Awards

Graduate student’s research aims to help people living with epilepsy

• Research Café discusses climate change

International partnership results in new program — MA in Canadian and American Studies

• Fellowship stokes grad student’s entrepreneurial spirit


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