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Insider 2013 [Volume 1]

Insights from the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences

Faculty Insider focuses on communicating internal events, research and developments to connect with all faculty and staff in our Brock community. If you have news or inquiries, please share them at Brock offers new medical sciences degree The BSc in Health Sciences offered by the Department of Community Health Sciences, will now be known as a BSc in Medical Sciences. Read the full story here.

John Hay recognized as co-investigator for major research award

Researching the developing hip, Community Health Sciences Professor John Hay was a co-investigator on a project set to receive the 2013 Otto Aufranc award from the Hip Society. Read the full story here.

Uncovering a unique perspective on human sexual behaviour Anthony Bogaert’s research provides insight into what he identifies as a “fourth sex” — Asexuality. Recently, his research was featured in University Affairs magazine in an article discussing his recently published book “Understanding Asexuality”. Read the full story here.

Examining post-prohibition liquor laws in Ontario

Upcoming RECL Colloquium Series: Biopedagogies of sport and play March 20th, 2013 - 12-1 pm Brock University, Sankey Chambers

1st Niagara Sport Industry Congress March 22nd and 23rd, 2013 Sheraton Four Points, Thorold, ON

Dan Malleck’s latest book Try to Control Yourself: The Regulation of Public Drinking in Post-Prohibition Ontario, 1927-1944, showcases how the government of Ontario dealt with the regulation of alcohol and public drinking in the province during the postprohibition 20s and 30s. Read the full story here.

Trent Newmeyer has been studying pregnancy options for the HIV community since 2007, his latest research collaboration is a qualitative evaluation of the Positive Pregnancy program at St. Michael’s Hospital. His research was recently featured in the Globe and Mail. Read the full story here.

March 25th, 2013 - 8:30 am-1 pm Niagara Region Public Health Atrium

Studying pregnancy options for the HIV community

Accepting all IDeA’s for student accessibility

Last year, Brock Nursing student Hilary Tyler won third place ($500) in the IDeA (Innovative Designs for Accessibility) student accessibility contest for her campaign “Everybody Hurts”. Her submission aimed to promote empathy and break down attitudinal barriers for individuals living with mental illness. The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences would like to remind faculty to pass along details of this contest to encourgage students to submit their innovative accessibility IDeA’s. Please find contest details here.

Recreation and Leisure students attend conference for outdoor education Recreation and Leisure students had the opportunity to present at the inaugural Horwood Conference on Outdoor Education at Queen’s University on January 25-26, 2013. The conference made a big impact on students, providing fourth year undergraduate and graduate students with the opportunity to attend and present. Read the full story here.

Faculty video Welcome to Applied Health Sciences. This video invites prospective students into the life of a FAHS student, making its debut at the 2013 Spring Open House. The video was well received by prospective students exploring the option of coming to Brock University next fall.

Watch the video here.

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Niagara Region Public Health-Brock Knowledge Exchange Forum SPMA Student Research Colloquium Friday April 5, 2013 Brock University

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Past Events Brock-McMaster Global Health Forum

Global Health Forum was hosted at Brock University, the forum attracted over 165 attendees.

Check out the event recap.

Sport Management Alumni Event #2

The SPMA Alumni Advisory Board held its second alumni networking event on Jan. 22nd, 2013 @ Brock University. This event featured 23 SPMA alumni panelists presenting and networking with students, faculty and staff.

Check out the event recap. Faculty Insider is an e-publication designed to share news internally within the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences

Faculty Insider 2013 Vol. 1