IN THE NEWS: Shyness in kids, the ‘golden spike,’ police recruitment and the PSAC strike

In recent media appearances, Brock experts discussed the reasons children are shy, upcoming changes to police recruitment in Ontario, ongoing geologic research at Crawford Lake and the impact of the PSAC strike on labour movement trends.

It’s not just the shy kids who get nervous in front a crowd, study shows: Brock University Banting Post-doctoral Fellow Kristie Poole spoke to CNN about a study she conducted on shyness in children.

Ontario eliminating basic constable training tuition fees at police college: Assistant Professor of Critical Criminology Miles Howe spoke to CHCH about changes to police recruitment in Ontario.

Why the ‘Great Acceleration’ is giving the Anthropocene an identity crisis: Professors of Earth Sciences Francine McCarthy and Martin Head spoke to CBC Radio about their work at Crawford Lake in Milton, which is the potential home of ‘the golden spike,’ an internationally agreed upon reference point in rock or sediment layers that defines the lower boundary of a new stage in the geologic time scale.

As PSAC strike drags on, experts say Canadians should prep for more labour unrest: Professor of Labour Studies Larry Savage spoke to media outlets across the country, including CBC, about the ongoing strike by Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) workers and its potential to impact trends within the labour movement as a whole. Associate Professor of Labour Studies Alison Braley-Rattai also spoke to CBC about the strike and employees’ requests related to remote work.

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