Brock media clips for Friday, Sept. 24

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

How will the Niagara ridings vote: Associate Professor of Political Science Livianna Tossutti spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB about each of the ridings in Niagara and how she thought they would vote prior to the Monday, Sept. 20 federal election. Tossutti also took part in CHCH’s election night coverage, while Assistant Professor of Political Science Liam Midzain-Gobin participated in CBC Hamilton’s election night coverage. Both Tossutti and Midzain-Gobin spoke to numerous media outlets across the country about the election throughout the campaign.

Study examines Indigenous plants on Laura Secord trail: Professor of Biological Sciences Liette Vasseur spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB about a study she is conducting to identify Indigenous plants along the Laura Secord Trail. Vasseur also spoke about the study with Radio-Canada – Ottawa-Gatineau.

Over 2,000 bottles of historically significant wines will be stored at Brock: Renowned wine expert Michael Vaughan’s selection of Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) as the new home for his wine collection was the subject of articles from Newstalk 610 CKTB and 101.1 More FM.

Augmented reality will allows us to live in the moment: Assistant Professor of Marketing Joachim Scholz spoke to CBC Metro Morning about experiencing superimposed digital content through devices, such as glasses, thanks to augmented reality.

Cannabis store expansion in Canada strongly linked to sales growth, but weakly related to prevalence growth: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong spoke to The Growth Op about factors that contributed to the growth of legalized cannabis retail in Canada.

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