IN THE NEWS: Time travel, exploring the archives and school start times

In recent media appearances, Brock experts discussed time travel, advertising resources in the University archives, school start times, ongoing labour negotiations in several sectors and events hosted by the Centre for Sport Capacity.

The invisible dangers of travelling through time: Assistant Professor of Physics Barak Shoshany spoke to the BBC about people’s inability to create a paradox in an article discussing time travel. Shoshany also spoke to the BBC about the theories that are used when examining the beginning and end of time.

Exploring the O’Malley Fonds at Brock: Brock’s Head of Archives and Special Collections David Sharron spoke to YourTV Niagara about the donation of artifacts from advertising icon Terry O’Malley and how they will benefit students and researchers at the University.

This Grade 11 student wants to see his high school start time change. Research backs him up: Associate Professor of Health Sciences Karen Patte spoke to CBC about the benefits that could come from high schools delaying their start times.

Workers at 17 No Frills stores in Ontario could strike as of Monday, union says: Professor of Labour Studies Larry Savage spoke to CBC about the potential action that will be taken by a union representing grocery store workers. Savage also spoke to CBC about legislation that will prohibit the use of replacement workers and to the Canadian Press about negotiations between automakers and unions.

Athlete abuse and maltreatment subject of Brock University forum: Professor of Sport Management and Director of Brock’s Centre for Sport Capacity (CSC) Julie Stevens spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB about a forum hosted by the centre that discussed athlete abuse and maltreatment in sport. The forum was also discussed in the St. Catharines Standard, while a separate St. Catharines Standard article discussed a CSC event to explore a book about a historic gambling scandal in hockey.

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