Who We Are

Brock University

Brock University is one of Canada’s top post-secondary institutions. Located in the historic Niagara region, Brock offers all the benefits of a young and modern university in a safe, community-minded city with beautiful natural surroundings.

There are approximately 19,000 students attending Brock University. With a strong faculty in each of the University’s departments, students are able to harness rational and analytical thinking in addition to their emotional and creative talents. Brock views community involvement as a crucial tool for developing intelligent and well-rounded members of society. With one of the largest co-op programs in Canada and a range of experiential and creative learning opportunities, students have opportunities to gain real-world experience in their chosen field of study.

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The Faculty and Department

The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences at Brock is dedicated to understanding health broadly to help gain, maintain, and restore it.

Through progressive teaching and research, students and faculty examine topics that range from developing forward-thinking health policies benefiting specific groups, to revolutionary health care delivery that treats the individual.

In the Health Sciences department, creative teaching methods enable students to learn and apply knowledge from biosciences, social sciences, statistical sciences, and the humanities to understand the health of individuals, families, and communities.

The department is committed to ensuring Brock students are able to learn, engage and make a difference to the health of the population at a local, national and global level through research and experiential education.

Through our strong community partnerships, students gain valuable experience in many health sectors from health research, hospital care, public health, and community not-for-profit organizations.

The result is that our students are well prepared to move in to professional programs such as graduate degrees in health research, medical schools, physiotherapy, health policy and promotion, nursing and leadership roles.

The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences dedicates itself to understanding health in order to help gain, maintain, and restore the health of people, families, organizations, and communities. The department offers courses in the following Health Science areas:

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Our Partners

Through strong community partnerships, Brock students gain valuable experience in many health sectors from health research, hospital care, public health, and community not-for-profit organizations.

domainsThe Through Their Eyes project participants at Brock University work in conjunction with various partner organizations to make Through Their Eyes possible. Information and data gathered from the project is used by a number of affiliated community partners to inform initiatives to promote active aging and improve the age-friendliness of the Niagara region. Through Their Eyes benefitted from the support of its informal consultants with expertise in the domains of city life that influence the health and quality of life of citizens in the region. Weblink: http://www.who.int/ageing/Brochure-EnglishAFC9.pdf.

The project’s partners – Niagara Region Public Health and Niagara Regional Housing – are both invaluable assets to the project and displayed a strong interest in the use of the findings from the project since its inception. A list of our associated partners with this project are listed below.

Community Partners:
NRH – Niagara Regional Housing
NRPH – Niagara Region Public Health
14 Centre Street (NRH Seniors Residence)
479 Carleton Street (NRH Seniors Residence)
Niagara Age Friendly Community Network
Niagara Connects

Brock Partners:
Service-Learning Resource Centre – Provided Service-Learning Course Incentive Grants to support the Through Their Eyes project. We would like to thank Brock University’s Service Learning Resource Center for their continued support of the Through Their Eyes Project. We appreciate the many ways the Service Learning Resource Centre has assisted in creating an unforgettable experience for both Brock University students and the St. Catharines community.

Brock University Geography Map Library – ArcGIS software is available to the Brock community through a campus-wide site license.

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