Brock Media Clips for Friday, Nov. 29

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

Polar bear dips can be dangerous for some people, says Brock University kinesiology professor: The effects of cold water on the Human body were discussed by Kinesiology professor Stephen Cheung in articles from the Welland Tribune about polar bear dips and cold water therapy.

Brock prof collects 1,600 books for needy African schools: Goodman School of Business Assistant Professor Princely Ifinedo was featured in a St. Catharines Standard article that profiled his co-ordination and donation of 1,600 textbooks to eight schools in Nigeria. 

Cannabis sales falter as store openings stall: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong spoke about fluctuating cannabis stock prices in an article from Business Insider. He also discussed a cut in legal cannabis prices in a Global News interview.

UBC study finds dogs may help motivate kids to read: Research conducted with Associate Professor of Child and Youth Studies Christine Tardif-Williams and partners from UBC Okanagan about an increase in children’s reading habits when a dog is present was highlighted in articles from The Vancouver Sun and The Vernon Morning Star.

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