Brock Media Clips for Friday, Aug. 14

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

Brock research could give goalies a competitive edge: Research from Associate Professor of Kinesiology Kelly Lockwood and Master of Applied Health Sciences student Colin Dunne, which explored adjusting hockey skate blade positions to aid goalies in the butterfly position, was featured on CHCH and in The Niagara Independent.

Has the COVID-19 pandemic made a national child care plan an easier sell for Justin Trudeau? A Globe and Mail article about the possibility of a national daycare program featured quotes from Associate Professor of Sociology and Associate Dean of Social Sciences Kate Bezanson, who said the program was a good short- and long-term investment.

Brock University prepares for Fall Term: Brock University Provost and Vice-President, Academic Lynn Wells spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB about the five-stage plan the University has implemented to ensure public health guidelines continue to be observed in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canadians asked for their Canada Games memories: A project from Associate Professor of History Elizabeth Vlossak encouraging Canadians across the country to share their memories of previous Canada Games was featured in Medicine Hat News, Country 105.3 in Thunder Bay, Halifax Today and Kamloops This Week.

Labour opposes the arms trade: Assistant Professor of Labour Studies Simon Black was quoted in a article that discussed the ability of organized labour movements to advocate for the conversion of jobs in weapons production to instead manufacture other products that could benefit society.

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