Brock Media Clips for Friday, Dec. 14

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

Why China is trying to bully Canada (and not the U.S.) into releasing Huawei CFO: Associate Professor of Political Science Charles Burton spoke with numerous media outlets, including Global News, Metro Morning, CBC’s Power in Politics, WABC New York and CTV Your Morning, about Canada’s recent arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzho, as well as the subsequent arrest of two Canadians in China.

Can nap pods prevent tired geeks from burning out?: Sleep research from Psychology Professor Kimberly Cote was included in a PC Magazine article that profiled a UK business offering mini sleep rooms for Londoners who wished to take a 30- or 60-minute nap during the day.

What’s in a wine label?: A CHCH story about wine purchasing trends during the holidays featured comments from Associate Professor of Marketing Antonia Mantanakis, who said that consumers would believe a wine was superior if it had a picture on the bottle or difficult-to-pronounce name.

Grant to help Brock expand on-campus student counselling: A St. Catharines Standard article discussed a $136,000 grant that will help the University to expand on-campus counselling for students during busier periods in the semester.

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