Brock Media Clips for Monday, March 7

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

Brock experts discuss various aspects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: Associate Professor of History Gregor Kranjc spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB and Global News about how Russian President Vladimir Putin has attempted to justify his country’s invasion of Ukraine.

Professor of Business Ethics Paul Dunn spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB about economic sanctions governments and businesses are imposing in response to the Russian invasion.

Associate Professor of Digital Humanities Aaron Mauro spoke to The St. Catharines Standard about the need for caution while using social media to avoid consuming misinformation about the war in Ukraine.

Assistant Professor of Sport Management Taylor McKee spoke to CP24, CHML 900 and 11 CBC stations across Canada about the impact of bans on Russian athletes and teams by various international sporting bodies and sponsors in response to the country’s invasion of Ukraine.

EQAO testing returning to Niagara elementary schools: Professor of Education Louis Volante spoke to The St. Catharines Standard about the stresses experienced by local students taking part in standardized testing in their elementary schools.

Most Niagara agencies keeping COVID staff vaccine policies, at least for now: Associate Professor of Health Sciences Adam MacNeil spoke to The St. Catharines Standard about the Government of Ontario’s decision to ease certain precautions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Smoke, shop: Major London mall welcoming its first marijuana retailer: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong spoke to The London Free Press about the exploration of new markets by legal cannabis stores in Ontario. Armstrong also spoke to Denmark’s TV2 about factors that have contributed to Canadian cannabis users choosing to purchase their cannabis legally.

Researchers warn myths around cold water submersion could kill you: Professor of Kinesiology Stephen Cheung spoke to The Toronto Star about the need for people to control their breathing when they fall into cold water.

City of Welland working on programming with Niagara Centre YMCA and Brock University: An article in The St. Catharines Standard discussed Brock’s partnership with the City of Welland to run programs for seniors through the University’s Brock-Niagara Centre for Health and Well-Being.

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