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Dawn Morrison  –  News
Friday, October 23, 2020
Dalhousie’s Dr. Merlinda Weinberg, a Professor in the School of Social Work, was the only Canadian on a global team of eight social work ethicists who conducted this ground-breaking research in partnership with the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW). Only a handful of researchers are working in this area and the study is the only one of its kind in the world.
Tyler Colbourne, first published in the North Dartmouth Echo  –  News
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Later this month I will turn 36 years old, and after 18 years of trying I am finally graduating from university with a bachelor degree. I first tried my hand at higher education in 2002 at the age of 17 and freshly out of highschool. I dropped out after four painful semesters of poor grades and lots of unintended learnings related to flavoured vodka and student loans.
Decklan Rolle  –  News
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Although the number of COVID-19 cases have drastically decreased over the past few months in Nova Scotia, that does not mean the job market has fully recovered. Even before the virus, people across Canada were suffering from financial instability, due to the fact that their income is not enough to provide for basic living necessities.
Stephanie Brown  –  Students, News, Research
Thursday, October 15, 2020
The Healthy Populations Journal (HPJ), launched on October 15, 2020, is a multi-faculty, open access, peer review journal. Housed at the Healthy Populations Institute (HPI) at Dalhousie, its mission is to “identify and disseminate research which mobilizes evidence to improve population health and health equity globally.”
Stephanie Brown (with files from Dawn Morrison, Monash University and The Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation)  –  News, Research, Community
Thursday, October 8, 2020
How food is promoted in retail settings impacts what consumers buy. Healthy Stores 2020 was a real-world community trial in remote Indigenous Australia to study the effect of restricting merchandising of unhealthy products on sales; specifically sugar, sugar-sweetened beverages, sweet biscuits and confectionery. The goal was to design a store environment where shoppers can choose freely, without highly refined marketing strategies affecting choices.
Michele Charlton  –  News
Monday, September 28, 2020
Researchers from Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Health Authority are leading projects which received a $1.1 million investment from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Research Nova Scotia as part of a May 2020 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity.
Stephanie Brown  –  News, Research
Friday, September 25, 2020
Dr. Matthew Numer (Associate Professor, School of Health and Human Performance) describes his educational background as diverse, which explains his research portfolio. Hailing from Pittsburgh, Dr. Numer taught social studies to middle schoolers and high schoolers and pursued his Masters in school counselling. A friend of his had connections to Dalhousie, so he travelled to Halifax and completed an interdisciplinary PhD in Sociology and Health on history of HIV and gay men in Nova Scotia.
Dawn Morrison (with files from Kinduct and Dal Magazine)  –  News, Alumni & Friends
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Travis McDonough (BScK’94) CEO and founder of Kinduct Technologies Inc., today announced the sale of Kinduct to Silicon Valley tech company mCube — a leader in MEMS and Sensor fusion technologies.
Dal Health  –  Students, News, Research
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Welcome to our new and returning students from Dal Health's Dr. Marion Brown, Associate Dean (Academic) and Dr. Shaun Boe, Associate Dean (Research).
Kathy MacFarlane  –  News, Alumni & Friends, Speakers
Monday, September 14, 2020
Stephanie Bizzeth is a 6th generation African Nova Scotian and 2017 MScOT graduate who grew up in Cole Harbour, NS. When younger, she had plans of working in healthcare as she loved to help people but when math became her Achilles heel she was dissuaded from pursuing sciences at the university level.
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