Brock Media Clips for Friday, March 11

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

Brock researchers aim to empower women: A dozen women researchers from across Brock University marked International Women’s Day by sharing the perspectives they gained through their work in an article from The St. Catharines Standard. Associate Professor of Child and Youth Studies Shauna Pomerantz also spoke to CHML 900 about the democratization of the media and whether it is positive for women and girls, while Sociology Post-doctoral Research Fellow Kim de Laat spoke to CBC about discrimination women face in the workplace.

Professor warns against misinformation, as Brock set to host panel on impact of Russian invasion: Associate Professor of Digital Humanities Aaron Mauro spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB, CBC and AM 980 about disinformation related to the Russian invasion of Ukraine that is being shared on social media.

Major companies close their doors in Russia: Brock University Assistant Professor of Marketing Joachim Scholz spoke to CHML 900 about the factors that led to many companies deciding to halt their operations in Russia in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

City of Hamilton, local school boards deciding whether to scrap local mask mandates: Associate Professor of Health Sciences Adam MacNeil spoke to CBC and Newstalk 610 CKTB about the Ontario government’s plan to remove mask mandates related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Articles from 101.1 More FM, Newstalk 610 CKTB and CHCH also discussed the announcement that Brock will keep its masking and other safety protocols in place until at least the end of the Winter Term.

Youth Collective calls for Ontario to require free menstrual products on campus: Students’ ability to access free menstrual products at Brock University was discussed in articles from The Toronto Star and City News.

Again, no one finishes the Barkley Marathons: Assistant Professor of Kinesiology William Gittings spoke to about the factors that contribute to mature athletes having success in ultra-marathon races.

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