IN THE NEWS: Teens using AI, unconscious bias in health care, wine history and children’s mental health

In recent media appearances, Brock experts discussed high school students’ use of artificial intelligence, the role unconscious bias plays in health-care settings, the history of a local winery, children’s mental health strategies as they return to school, the arrival of new students in the University’s residences and the impact of a recent grocery worker strike.

Brock U researchers outlining ways high schools can teach responsible use of AI: Professor of Education Governance and Policy Analysis Louis Volante spoke to CHML 900, GIANT FM and Newstalk 610 CKTB (in a print and radio interviews) about how high school teachers can teach their students to use artificial intelligence (AI) responsibly.

Concerns raised by hospital death of Indigenous woman echoed in Brock University research: Associate Professor of Nursing Sheila O’Keefe-McCarthy and Assistant Professor of Health Sciences Valerie Michaelson spoke to the Hamilton Spectator about the role unconscious bias plays in health-care settings.

Ziraldo, Pratt take a walk down memory lane: David Sharron, Brock’s Head of Archives and Special Collections spoke to YourTV Niagara and the Niagara-on-the-Lake Local about the Inniskillin Fonds, which documents the history of Inniskillin Wines and has been designated as a piece of Canadian Cultural Property.

Mental health challenges for kids heading back to school: Associate Professor of Child and Youth Studies and Canada Research Chair in Adjustment and Well-Being in Children and Youth Danielle Sirianni Molnar spoke to CHML 900 about factors that can impact children’s mental health as they return to school this fall.

New beginnings at Brock University: thousands of students arrive for fall semester: Director of Housing Services Cindy Chernish spoke to CHCH about the co-ordinated effort to move students into their on-campus residences as the new school year begins. An article from the St. Catharines Standard also discussed the move-in efforts.

Grocery store workforce stands to benefit from gains made by Unifor with Metro strike: Associate Professor of Labour Studies Alison Braley-Rattai spoke to the Toronto Star about the impact of a recent strike on negotiations between grocery store workers and their employers going forward.

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