Brock media clips for Friday, July 23

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

Brock profs discuss Tokyo 2020: Professors from Brock’s Faculty of Applied Health Sciences spoke to multiple news outlets about topics related to the Tokyo Olympics. These included Professor of Kinesiology Stephen Cheung speaking about how athletes will deal with the heat on Newstalk 610 CKTB, Professor of Kinesiology Phil Sullivan discussing psychology and its impact on an athlete’s performance with CHML 900, Assistant Professor of Sport Management Michele Donnelly speaking about hindrances faced by women athletes in an article from Deutsche Welle, and Assistant Professor of Sport Management Michael Naraine discussing hesitancy among the Japanese population to host the Olympics on Newstalk 610 CKTB.

Your health and working from home:  Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Shawn Beaudette spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB and Global News Radio about research he is conducting with Associate Professor of Kinesiology Michael Holmes that will ask people how working from home has impacted their health.

Dundas and suburban cannabis stores outsold by Hamilton stores: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong spoke to the Hamilton Spectator about legal cannabis sales trends in and around Hamilton. Armstrong also spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB about the increase in stores that sell legal cannabis products.

Vale, Steelworkers complete two days of talks; more talks planned: Professor of Labour studies Larry Savage spoke to the Sudbury Star about a strike by United Steelworkers Local 6500 in Sudbury and its similarities to another labour dispute that took place a decade earlier.

Brock University agriculture tech research needs help from farmers and agricultural production workers: Brock University Research Fellow Amy Lemay spoke to The St. Catharines Standard about a research project she is a part of that will ask Niagara’s crop and livestock farmers about their use, or lack of use, of robotics technologies and automation in their work. The project is led by Professor of Political Science Charles Conteh.

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