Brock media clips for Oct. 22

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

Under the CGI? Scientists use virtual reality to get people to care more about oceans: Jessica Blythe, Assistant Professor in Brock’s Environmental Sustainability Research Centre, was featured on CBC and CBC’s The Current with Matt Galloway Tuesday, Oct. 19 about Brock research around ocean empathy. 

Six Canadian university students on how they’re fighting climate change: Two Brock University students were among a group of students highlighted in a Maclean’s magazine article for the steps they’re taking to fight climate change.

African elephants evolved tusklessness amazingly fast: Kiyoko Gotanda, Brock University Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, was quoted in an Atlantic article about the evolution of Gorongosa elephants.

Former Six Nations Elected Chief receives honorary doctorate: Turtle Island News picked up the story about Indigenous leader Ava Hill being awarded an honorary degree from Brock University during Fall Convocation on Friday, Oct. 15.

Toronto community group looks to increase Black property ownership in Little Jamaica: CTV News Toronto covered the story of three Brock alumni — Romaine Baker, Dane Williams and Theo Adje — who started Black Urbanism Toronto with the goal of increasing the amount of commercial property owned by Black businesses in the Toronto’s Little Jamaica neighbourhood.


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