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How can the study of humanities and social sciences inform policy, improve health and restore the environment?  Find out how FASS research and researchers are changing the world.  


  • Making time to make a difference
    Giavonna Rossi, double majoring in Biology and International Development Studies, has a passion for engaging with the world around her — from leading change on campus to giving back in her community.
  • The Conversation: Why using children as spies is such a bad idea
    Underage police informants can't necessarily be trusted to provide accurate information, so why compromise their safety? Insight and analysis from Dustin Johnson, research officer with the Dal-hosted Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative.
  • The Conversation: Silence can be healing for Rwandan youth born of genocide rape
    Is it always good to talk about violent pasts? Sixty Rwandan youths participated in a research project co-led by Dal's Laura Eramian (Sociology and Social Anthropology) that aimed to understand the perspectives of people born of rapes committed during the genocide.
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