Brock Media Clips for Friday, May 10

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

Brock University holds First Vote for Grade 12 students in Niagara: An event organized by Political Science students to engage young people who will soon be able to vote was featured in a St. Catharines Standard article. First Vote, which welcomed students from several local high schools, allowed participants to engage with various political party representatives as well as to hear from non-partisan guest speakers.

Save the bees: Policy brief examines ways to help Niagara’s bee population: Professor of Biological Sciences Miriam Richards discussed a brief she wrote about how to provide food and shelter for wild bees in Niagara during an interview with Newstalk 610 CKTB. The brief was released through Brock’s Niagara Community Observatory.

Lake Erie reaching record levels: Articles from the St. Catharines Standard and about record-high water levels on Lake Erie and throughout the Great Lakes featured quotes from Professor of Biology Liette Vasseur, who said Canada is behind other countries when it comes to protecting its shoreline.

CCOVI profs discuss research, climate change and sustainable winemaking: Professors Jim Willwerth and Belinda Kemp from Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) were interviewed by 16 CBC Radio stations across Canada Monday, May 6 for special segments about climate change and sustainable winemaking, as well as CCOVI’s research and programming that help the Canadian wine industry.

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