News and Events
Are we over weight yet? New guidelines aim to reduce obesity stigma in health care
August 5, 2020, 9:30 AM
New Canadian clinical practice guidelines for obesity, developed by Dal researcher Sara Kirk and her colleagues, aim to help reduce the prevalence and impact of weight bias and stigma in clinical care while also encouraging the public to advocate for change.
Mission to Mars: Robotics competition goes virtual in 30th year
August 5, 2020, 8:30 AM
Students across Canada, China, and even the Bahamas came together to form 37 teams, collaborating digitally over the semester to get their robots ready to compete in the autonomous robot challenge simulating farming on Mars.
Is Canada helping other countries kill people?
July 31, 2020, 4:34 PM
Canada doesn’t extradite people to countries with the death penalty. But there are other ways to put those accused of crimes at serious risk, writes Dal's Robert Currie in the The Conversation Canada.
The Ocean Tracking Network dives deeper with 1000‑metre rated Falcon ROV
July 31, 2020, 4:30 PM
The Ocean Tracking Network (OTN) is expanding its reach into deep-water marine habitats with a new remotely operated vehicle that can go to depths of 1,000 metres.
State of mind: Forum showcases racism’s heavy toll on mental health
July 31, 2020, 12:00 PM
Dal and community voices shared perspectives on racism and its impacts on mental health in a virtual forum this week, the third in a series exploring topics related to systemic racism.