Brock in the News – July 23-29

Brock University-led team discovers way of tapping into testing Earth’s prehistoric air

New research led by a Brock University international team examines oxygen levels in the Earth’s atmosphere from 800 million years ago, helping us to better understand what life was like on Earth during this time and how it evolved: The Economist, CBC, The Bulletin, Popular Mechanics, Earth Mystery News, New Mexico Tech, Gizmodo, University of Aberdeen, Nerd Reactor, Motherboard Magazine, Science News Magazine, Phys Org, and News Talk 106-108FM


Animal cruelty investigators working in ‘shocking conditions,’ report says

Findings from a new report led by Labour Studies professor Kendra Coulter reveals that OSPCA officers are facing dangerous working conditions, making recommendations to the government on how to support these investigators: Global News, CTV News, St. Catharines Standard, Toronto Star, Hamilton Spectator, London Free Press, 99.1FM, Metro News, Windsor Star, Peterborough Examiner, Sudbury Star, and North Bay Nugget


In the anti-doping battle, athletes are collateral damage

With the 2016 Olympic Summer Games one week away, Sport Management professor Hilary Findlay discusses the anti-doping battle in The Globe and Mail and how a blanket ban on doping athletes isn’t the best solution.

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