Cognizant has announced $5.3 million in philanthropic support for 14 organizations throughout the U.S. and Canada. This funding will help broaden access to K-12 STEM education and advance equitable career pathways.
Rina Wehbe, a computer scientist with academic roots in psychology, created Above Water to help shatter the stigma around mental health disorders and encourage people to set actionable strategies to achieve personal goals.
The Wellbeing Mapping Tool, developed by Dalhousie researchers in collaboration with non-profit organization Engage Nova Scotia, provides a simple and interactive way for for anyone to identify trends and insights into quality of life across the province.
Confusion, word-finding difficulties, memory lapses, dizziness, an inability to focus: a growing cohort of COVID-19 survivors find themselves burdened by a strange array of cognitive impairments, and Dal researchers are looking to shed some light on the phenomenon.
As technology reshapes the way people approach animation and digital art, Dal’s Mayra Donaji Barrera Machuca is winning accolades for her research into how to make sketching in virtual-reality environments more user-friendly.
The April 12 Open Dialogue Live event “Data and its Impact on Health” will examine how data from the COVID-19 pandemic can be used to influence public policy and potentially mitigate risks should another pandemic occur.