Brock Media Clips for Friday, Nov. 27

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

Universal child care would generate up to $29 billion a year in tax revenues, new report says: Kate Bezanson, Associate Professor of Sociology and Associate Dean of Social Sciences, spoke to the Toronto Star about how the pandemic has underscored the importance of child care to economic stability. Bezanson was also quoted in a second Toronto Star article, where she spoke about needed changes to the parental leave and child care models in Ontario.

Brock University researchers, Biolyse Pharma working to enhance effectiveness of quercetin: Brock Chemistry Professor Travis Dudding was quoted in The St. Catharines Standard and on Newswire about his work with a local pharmaceutical company to research a natural dietary supplement that might offer another level of protection against the novel coronavirus.

Brock, Niagara Health make list of top employers: Brock University’s recent designation as one of Hamilton-Niagara’s Top Employers was highlighted in articles by Market Insider, The St. Catharines Standard and Newstalk 610 CKTB.

Brock receives almost $1M in funding for cannabis-related research: News two Brock University researchers, Assistant Professor of Health Sciences Antony Chum and Assistant Professor of Child and Youth Studies Matthew Kwan, have received nearly $1 million for their respective projects was featured in an article by Thorold News, as well as a segment on CHCH’s Morning Live.

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