About the School of HAHP
At the School of Health and Human Performance, our interprofessional learning environment encourages you to build your critical-thinking skills while exploring how leisure and recreational activities enhance and impact our lives. You could learn about injury prevention and athletic performance, or the benefits of leisure activities in different groups such as cancer survivors and home-based workers. Find out more.
HAHP in Dal News
Dalhousie welcomes NSERC's new president
Mario Pinto, the new president of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, was on campus earlier this month to talk to Dal researchers.
Dal expands its teaching awards program
Four new awards have been added to this upcoming year's Dalhousie teaching awards, including awards for graduate supervision, academic innovation, education and diversity and early-career faculty.
Sound and vision: Fountain School's Our Country's Good showcases light and audio talent
In addition to superb work from Dal's acting students, this week's performances of Timberlake Wertenbaker's play highlight the work of students and faculty in the Fountain School's technical programs.
Dal Board decides not to divest fossil fuel endowment holdings
The university's Board of Governors voted Tuesday not to divest from companies holding substantial carbon assets, but supported new measures in transparency and donor investment options.
Dawn Shepherd (BA’02) uses her love of aerial acrobatics to inform her work with youth-at-risk.
Faculty & Research
Our professors aren't only dedicated to student education, they're also active researchers. From the physiology of exercise, HIV/AIDS prevention, and gender-based analysis of health policies to Aboriginal health issues, professors in HAHP are investigating cuttng-edge topics in health and recreation research - all with the goal of making society a better place to live. Find out how you can contribute.