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
Considering the right to death
Influential philosopher Peter Singer delivered the Schulich School of Law's Sir Graham Day Lecture in Ethics, Morality, and the Law, exploring the evolving debate over the right of individuals to choose to end their own life.
Celebrating women of excellence
Dal faculty members Sherry Stewart and Shelly Whitman joined several Dal alumni as honourees at the 25th Annual Women of Excellence gala, hosted by the Canadian Progress Club of Halifax.
Universities and oceans: President Florizone presents at Beijing Forum
As part of Dal's delegation to China, Dr. Florizone presented a paper co-written with Professor Emeritus John Cullen about the role universities, such as Dal, have to play in the sustainable future of our oceans.
"Killing us softly": Wanda Thomas Bernard on racism in Nova Scotia
Dr. Bernard, recently named to the Order of Nova Scotia, spoke about the long-term impacts of racism as part of the James R. Johnston Chair's Distinguished Lecture Series.
An unlikely journey
From Dalhousie magazine: From a North Korean prison camp to Dalhousie’s convocation stage, Shin Dong-hyuk's journey from prisoner to human rights activist has inspired the students who took up his cause, transforming their lives — and his — along the way.
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.