Brock in the News – September 17-23

A lesson in hard Chinese bargaining

With Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on a four-day visit to Canada, Brock University political science professor has been interviewed by media outlets across North America. Burton is a former Canadian diplomat in China. New York Times, The Current, CBC, Vice, The Globe and Mail, Global News, and CTV News.

Scientists say ‘Marksquakes’ are another clue to life on Mars

An international team of researchers, including Brock’s own Nigel Blamey, an Earth Sciences professor, suggest that earthquake-like seismic activity on Mars could potentially support life on the planet: Cantech Letter Astrobiology Web, Science World Report, Nature World News and Space

Ready for a new addition at Brock University

The Government of Ontario and Brock University celebrates the expansion of the Goodman School of Business to kick off last weekend’s Homecoming events: St. Catharines Standard and Government of Ontario

Your internal monologue during a workout determines success: study

New research from Kinesiology professor Stephen Cheung explains that succeeding in a workout regime doesn’t always come down to grit and determination, but from motivational self-talk, as highlighted in The Globe and Mail and Parent Herald.

Funky fungi for health fields

Three Brock University PhD students are currently studying how ground-based fungi work in the soil, as they aim to develop a natural form of pest control that promotes plant growth: AG Innovation and Farms

White privilege symposium advancing the conversation about race and racism in Canada

An important discussion bringing world-renown leaders and speakers to Brock University has garnered attention from University Affairs, profiling the first-ever Canadian White Privilege Symposium taking place on campus.

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