Brock Media Clips for Friday, Feb. 2

Here’s a look at some of the media attention Brock University received recently.

Parental leave needs revamp as government plans for paternity leave: Kate Bezanson, Associate Professor of Sociology, gave her analysis on the government’s paternity leave plans in an interview with CBC’s The House and in The Globe and Mail. In a separate story about gender budgeting, Bezanson was quoted on 680 News.

Mental Tricks of Athletic Endurance: Environmental Physiologist Stephen Cheung was recently quoted about how athletes can use the power of positive thinking to their advantage. The Toronto Sun, along with affiliated publications in Winnipeg, Calgary, Kelowna and elsewhere quoted Cheung about the topic. Another story about the issue quoted Cheung in the Wall Street Journal.

Doctor’s surgery wait times could be reduced using mathematics, professor says: The research of Professor of Operations Management Kenneth Klassen and Associate Professor of Operations Management Reena Yoogalingam around doctor’s office wait times continues to get major headlines. ABC News in Australia picked up the story recently.

Brock researchers develop ‘beautiful’ DNA test: The St. Catharines Standard picked up on the story of a new, inexpensive DNA reader developed by Brock professors Feng Li and Ana Sanchez.

Brock represented at Niagara Falls Sports Wall of Fame event: At the annual induction ceremony for the Niagara Falls Sports Wall of Fame Jan. 28, former Brock soccer and hockey player Michelle Edgar was inducted while cross country coach and Brock staff member Emily Allan gave the keynote address. The Niagara Falls Review and BP Sports Niagara both covered the event.

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