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Dr. Debbie Martin focuses on building a space for aboriginal students in the health industry
Dr. Martin explains that the health outcomes of Indigenous populations are far worse than their non-Indigenous counterparts. This can be linked to many different factors, but include historical lack of access to health care, colonial policies and racism in the health-care system. She believes that building capacity for health research through mentorship is a key measure in addressing these systemic issues, and improving the health outcomes of indigenous peoples in the future.
Read the full story here.
Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change
This narrative by Nathaniel Rich is a work of history, addressing the 10-year period from 1979 to 1989: the decisive decade when humankind first came to a broad understanding of the causes and dangers of climate change. Complementing the text is a series of aerial photographs and videos, all shot over the past year by George Steinmetz.
Read the New York Times story here.
ESS Student Elizabeth Donaldson talks about her exchange experience
Elizabeth Donaldson recently went on an exchange program to Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. She wrote a report about her experience, complete with incredible pictures.
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Dalhousie University Community Report 2017-2018
Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our nearly 19,000 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a diverse, purpose-driven community, one that spans 13 faculties and conducts nearly $137 million in research each year.
Read the full community report here.