Brock Media Clips for Friday, Nov. 13

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

Brock research team given $200,000 to find out more about COVID: A grant received by Associate Professor of Health Sciences Adam MacNeil and Professor of Biology Fiona Hunter that will allow the purchase of equipment to research the cell biology of COVID-19 infection was the subject of a Newstalk 610 CKTB article.

Canada U.S. relations under a Biden presidency: During a CHCH interview, Instructor of Canadian Studies Ibrahim Berrada predicted an improved relationship between Canada and the U.S. after Joe Biden begins his presidency in January.

Brock profs talk to TVO about affordable housing and childcare: Assistant Professor of Political Science Joanne Heritz spoke to TVO about housing affordability in Niagara and the key factors that are driving prices up. Associate Professor of Sociology and Associate Dean of Social Sciences Kate Bezanson spoke to TVO about the need for women to have access to affordable childcare as a key determinant for economic recovery in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Rainbow Man brings his mishmash appeal to Tik Tok: Associate Professor of Child and Youth Studies Shauna Pomerantz discussed the ability of Tik Tok personalities to connect with a cultural mood in a New York Times article about one of the app’s rising stars.

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