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“It’ll make a huge difference”: Deputy Prime Minister visits Dalhousie, announces loan forgiveness for doctors and nurses working in rural communities
Thursday, April 14, 2022
Deputy Prime Minister visits Dalhousie, announces loan forgiveness for doctors and nurses working in rural communities
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Honouring a prestigious legacy and an extraordinary man The James R. Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies celebrates 25 years of excellence
Thursday, February 10, 2022
Originally from Halifax, Fiona* was dealing with a crisis that threatened her housing, safety, and her mental health. After living in the same place for over 20 years, she was suddenly faced with a 20 per cent rent increase when her building changed ownership. With a fixed income, she was unable to afford the unjust rent hike.
Thursday, February 3, 2022
In a bid to elevate the student experience, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) announced a new partnership with Dalhousie University. ADU continues to collaborate with leading local and global academic institutes such as Dalhousie to provide students with an enriching education journey and present faculty with training and research opportunities that are in line with their career goals.
Friday, January 28, 2022
Dr. Shanna Trenaman (BSc Pharm) 2008, ACPR 2009 MAHSR 2014, PhD 2020) is conducting award-winning research looking into antipsychotic drug use — and in some cases, overuse — among Nova Scotia seniors in long-term care facilities.
Friday, January 28, 2022
Dr. Jeanna Parsons Leigh (School of Health Administration) was awarded a third rapid response grant from the CIHR, the first looking at the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 and the second looking at vaccine hesitancy. Now as we’re further along into the pandemic, Dr. Parsons Leigh wants to study how we are going to recover. These studies are part of a pandemic preparedness research hub that Dr. Parsons Leigh is creating at Dalhousie University, and each study informs the next.
New CIHR‑funded collaboration between Dalhousie and the University of Calgary to address health inequities of incarcerated Indigenous women
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
The over-incarceration of Indigenous women, transgender and nonbinary people within the Canadian correctional system is well researched and documented — but their voices and detailed data on their perinatal and reproductive health are not.
Friday, January 7, 2022
A generous donation from Sobeys National Pharmacy Group will support students from underrepresented groups in their pursuit of pharmacy education at Dal. The $30,000 gift will be directed toward the Faculty of Health's priority area of advancing and supporting inclusion and equity in the College of Pharmacy. The Director of the College says the donation is a welcome gift that will go towards providing financial assistance for deserving students.
Friday, November 26, 2021
When retired nurses Jeanne Sarson (MEd, BScN ‘90) and Linda MacDonald (MEd, BN ‘76) approached publishers with their book Women Unsilenced: Our Refusal To Let Torturer-Traffickers Win, the reactions were always the same—the story was compelling, but no one wanted to publish it because the subject matter was harrowing. Undeterred, Sarson and MacDonald decided to self-publish.