IN THE NEWS: Geologic time, Indigenous celebrations, perfectionism, paternity leave and cannabis consultation

In recent media appearances, Brock experts discussed research related to the geologic time scale, the University’s Indigenous Speakers Series and Indigenous Peoples Awareness Week celebrations, research related to teen perfectionism, paternity leave access in Ontario and a review of cannabis laws.

Hidden beneath the surface: Professors of Earth Sciences Francine McCarthy and Martin Head spoke to the Washington Post about their ongoing research at Crawford Lake, 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.

Brock hosts Indigenous Speaker Series and week of Indigenous celebrations: Brock’s Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement Robyn Bourgeois spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB about the University’s Indigenous Peoples Awareness Week celebrations and the Indigenous Speaker Series event. The speakers series was also featured in articles from CKTB and 101.1 More FM.

Brock researchers want to learn more about perfectionism: Associate Professor of Child and Youth Studies Danielle Sirianni Molnar spoke to CHML 900 about a call for participants to take part in research that explores teen perfectionism.

Why some dads take pat but most can’t afford to: Andrea Doucet, Professor of Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies, joined CBC’s Ontario Today to discuss paternity leave access and barriers in Ontario.

Risk of cannabis addiction higher for young men, people with anxiety: StatCan survey: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong’s consultation role in an independent cannabis law review panel was discussed in a Canadian Press article that appeared on CTV.

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