IN THE NEWS: An on-campus Pow Wow, police union labour negotiations and the Enigma machine

In recent media appearances, Brock experts discussed an on-campus Pow Wow hosted by the University’s Hadiya’dagénhahs First Nations, Métis and Inuit Student Centre, an event to explore the legacy of the Enigma machine, police union labour negotiations, factors that impact the violent crime rate, a lecture series about grape and wine research, and legal cannabis sales statistics.

‘A welcoming space’: Brock University Pow Wow open to the community: Willow Shawanoo-Kechego, Event Co-ordinator at Brock University’s Hadiya’dagénhahs First Nations, Métis and Inuit Student Centre, spoke to the St. Catharines Standard about a Pow Wow the centre hosted at Brock on Friday, Jan. 19.

Brock event to explore the Enigma machine: Computational physicist and Dean of Brock University’s Faculty of Mathematics of Science Peter Berg spoke to YourTV Niagara and Newstalk 610 CKTB about an upcoming event that will discuss the Enigma encryption device’s role in the Second World War and its impact on modern encryption.

OPP bargaining starts amid Bill 124 limbo; union seeking salary increases: Associate Professor of Labour Studies Alison Braley-Rattai was quoted in a Canadian Press article, which appeared in outlets across the country, where she discussed potential factors that might impact members of the Ontario Provincial Police as they begin negotiations for a new contract.

Gangs, drugs, poverty said to be contributing to increase in violent crime in Niagara: Professor of Child and Youth Studies and Director of Forensic Psychology and Criminal Justice Voula Marinos spoke to the St. Catharines Standard about the factors that can impact the violent crime rate in the Niagara region.

Brock University kicking off its grape and wine lecture series for 2024: Debbie Inglis, Director of Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute was quoted in a St. Catharines Standard story that discussed a lecture series the institute is hosting on various topics related to grape and wine research.

Close to 30 per cent of Albertans are using cannabis: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong spoke to Global News Radio in Alberta about various statistics related to legal cannabis sales in Canada.

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