IN THE NEWS: Effective apologies, the opioid crisis and embracing winter

In recent media appearances, Brock experts discussed effective apologies, the opioid crisis, finding enjoyable winter activities, the Super Bowl, cold-water plunges, a talk about global sustainable development and an oenology and viticulture lecture series.

Police chief’s apology a good step but missing key elements: Professor of Child and Youth Studies Shannon Moore discussed the elements needed for an effective apology in a Canadian Press article that was featured in hundreds of news outlets across the country.

Suspected overdoses climb in Niagara last year: Psychology Lecturer Scott Neufeld spoke to the St. Catharines Standard about the contribution of societal factors to the opioid crisis. Neufeld also participated in a panel discussion on Sudbury’s toxic drugs summit report hosted by CBC Morning North.

Why helping newcomers embrace winter is a key piece of welcoming them to Canada: Associate Professor of Child and Youth Studies Matthew Kwan spoke to CBC about the importance of finding enjoyable winter activities to remain active during colder months.

Taylor Swift and online gambling influence Super Bowl audience growth: Associate Professor of Sport Management Olan Scott spoke to CHML 900 about Taylor Swift’s impact on the audience viewing the Super Bowl. Associate Professor of Sport Management Michael Naraine talked to Newstalk 610 CKTB about online gambling’s ability to further engage audiences viewing the National Football League’s marquee event.

Ever taken a cold water plunge? Here’s why this expert says you should: Professor of Kinesiology Stephen Cheung spoke to CBC about how extreme environmental stresses affect human physiology.

Brock University sustainable development talk to feature speakers from World Bank, United Nations: Professor of Accounting Samir Trabelsi spoke to the St. Catharines Standard and Newstalk 610 CKTB about a global sustainable development talk hosted by the Goodman School of Business.

Learning about the 2024 CCOVI Lecture Series: Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) Scientist Jennifer Kelly spoke to YourTV Niagara about the Institute’s 2024 lecture series.

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