Brock Media Clips for Friday, Feb. 8

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

Global geopark promises ‘potential and opportunity’: The St. Catharines Standard covered the launch of a policy brief presented by Niagara Community Observatory research co-ordinator Carol Phillips that looks at the possibility of developing a UNESCO Global Geopark that would encompass the entire Niagara region. 

Researcher trying to pin down why hockey fans in Red Deer support Oilers or Flames: A study by Brock graduate student Blair Cipywnyk about what drives hockey fans in Red Deer, Alta., to cheer for either the Edmonton Oilers or Calgary Flames given the franchises’ equidistant proximity to the city was featured in a Red Deer Advocate article.

Landlord delivers decisive blow to persistent pot shop: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong was quoted in a London Free Press article discussing the recent closure of several illegal cannabis dispensaries in London, Ont. 

Bruce McArthur case — police and justice system role: Associate Professor of Child and Youth Studies Voula Marinos took part in a Newstalk 610 CKTB interview about victim impact statements in the Bruce McArthur case.

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