Brock Media Clips for Friday, May 1

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

Brock U scientist seeks to preserve muscles on the road to Mars: Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Val Fajardo and Professor of Kinesiology Wendy Ward were featured in articles from The Globe and Mail and Newstalk 610 CKTB, which discussed research the professors are conducting that aims to improve astronauts’ retention of bone and muscle mass while in space.

Brock University allowing health-care workers to stay in student residence during COVID-19: Articles on Newstalk 610 CKTB and CBC highlighted a strategy worked out between Niagara Region and Brock University to make space in the University’s residences available at no cost to health-care workers who have difficulty isolating themselves from their families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

London-based WeedMD puts 40 workers on leave: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong spoke to the London Free Press about layoffs at companies where legal cannabis is grown. He also discussed the need for more legal cannabis stores in Ontario in a Marijuana Business Daily article.

Let’s not talk about sex, baby: An article in Minnesota’s The Globe newspaper that spoke to people who identify as asexual cited research from Professor of Health Sciences and Psychology Anthony Bogaert, which said asexuality is misunderstood and referred to as “the invisible orientation.”

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