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  • $1.62M collaboration to help explore light manipulation
    January 18, 2019 8:30 AM
    Dalhousie, Metamaterial Technologies Inc. and Mitacs are teaming up to bring together new researchers and inventors in metamaterials science — an emerging field of study that seeks to manipulate light in ways never before achieved.
  • Dallaire Initiative visits the Vatican
    January 18, 2019 8:30 AM
    Lt. General (Ret’d) Roméo Dallaire and Shelly Whitman, executive director of the Dal-based Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative, had a private audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican Thursday morning to discuss the initative's global mission to end the recruitment and use of child soldiers.
  • Ditching drinks for a 'Dry January'
    January 18, 2019 8:30 AM
    Niki Kiepek, an assistant professor in Dal’s School of Occupational Therapy, says January is a good time to consider re-evaluating your relationship with alcohol.
  • Frailty a key risk factor for dementia
    January 18, 2019 8:30 AM
    A Dal PhD student is the lead author of a vital new study finding that frailty, more so than amyloid plaques and tangles in the brain, is a key risk factor for developing Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
  • Mentorship helps Academic All‑Canadian find her flow
    January 17, 2019 8:30 AM
    For student-athletes like swimmer Isabel Sarty, having academic mentors and advocates in their corner makes all the difference in the world.

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