Brock media clips for Friday, March 19

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

A green wave? Mexico’s marijuana market may be middling: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong was quoted in a New York Times article that discussed the potential legalization of recreational marijuana in Mexico. Armstrong also spoke to Mugglehead about the potential benefits of more detailed data availability on Canadian marijuana sales.

Why moving to daylight time is ‘a challenge on top of a challenge’ in 2021: Kimberly Cote, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Brock University Sleep Lab, spoke to CBC about the impact moving clocks forward by an hour can have on Canadians as well as how to best adjust to the change.

Year-long closure has created ‘largest impediment to the movement of people across our border’ in Niagara’s history: Instructor of Canadian Studies Ibrahim Berrada spoke to The St. Catharines Standard about the economic impact of the year-long border closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Third annual Yosif Al-Hasnawi Memorial Lecture set for March 19: A Niagara This Week article highlighted a lecture series that is held each year to honour Yosif Al-Hasnawi, a Brock University student who was killed in 2017 while trying to protect an older man from aggressors. The series was launched by students with assistance from Professor of Health Sciences Ana Sanchez.

What we have learned about the role tech plays in the pandemic: Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities Aaron Mauro spoke with Global News Radio about the role technology has played in the COVID-19 pandemic and the responsibility assumed by technology users.

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