IN THE NEWS: Hospital research, bursary funding, addressing hate and a memorial scholarship

In recent media appearances, Brock experts discussed research related to the length of time people spend in the hospital, a new bursary to enhance work-integrated learning, ways to address the rise in hate incidents in Niagara and a memorial scholarship in support of mental health research.

Obesity, behavioural issues contributing to long stays in hospital, Brock University study finds: Health Sciences PhD student Quinten Carfagnini spoke to the Toronto Star about research he is conducting to determine why some patients remain in hospital after their ailments have been treated.

Federal funding gives a boost to Brock students: Co-op, Career and Experiential Education Director Cara Krezek talked to Newstalk 610 CKTB about a new federally funded bursary that will enhance work-integrated learning opportunities for students at Brock.

‘It’s never gone away’: Niagara’s Black community most common target of hate incidents: Professor of Sociology Tamari Kitossa spoke to the St. Catharines Standard about a rise in reported hate incidents in Niagara and about the need for individuals to accept ethical and moral responsibility.

A Niagara mother’s loss: Living with the broken pieces: Retiring Professor of Recreation and Leisure Studies Colleen Hood spoke to the St. Catharines Standard about a scholarship she has created in memory of her daughter Madeline that will support mental health research.

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