Brock Media Clips for Friday, Aug. 26

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

Concerns grow over invasive species: Professor of Biological Sciences Liette Vasseur spoke to CBC’s The National about the potential impact of the spotted lanternfly on agriculture in Ontario.

Kids building language skills for return to school: Brock University Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics Lynn Dempsey spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB about ways to ease children’s transition as they head back to school.

Mental health and mother tongue: The struggle to express emotions: Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience Veena Dwivedi discussed how people’s cultures impact the emotions they express in a Canadian Press article that appeared on Yahoo News.

Assessing the impact of the Canada Games: Associate Professor of Sport Management Michael Naraine spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB about the impact of the Canada Summer Games on the Niagara region.

It’s time to end the monopoly: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong spoke to CHML 900 about proposed changes to legal cannabis sales in Ontario.

pARTicipation 2022: Associate Professor of Visual Arts Education Peter Vietgen spoke to YourTV Niagara about a project he co-ordinated that saw Brock students create workshops that allowed elementary school students to display their Canada Games-themed art in local libraries.

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