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Stephanie Brown  –  PhD in Health, News, Research
Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Emily Drake, PhD in Health candidate, was the only PhD Atlantic Canadian winner of the inaugural Canadian Cancer Society’s 2023 Master’s and PhD Research Training Awards Competition and was awarded $52,500. Among her other scholarships, Drake was previously awarded the Faculty of Health’s Leon and Rose Zitner Prize.
Mathieu Hebert, Dal Health freelance writer  –  School of Health Administration, Partnerships, News, Research
Thursday, January 25, 2024
Named PRICES, the study aims to prospectively learn from the purchasing and dietary behaviours of hospital staff in Nova Scotia during a five-year period. Dr. Mah and her team hope to create a better understanding of dietary choices.
Terry Murray-Arnold  –  News, Research, School of Health Sciences
Thursday, November 23, 2023
A Dalhousie professor has been awarded a grant of just under $280,000 for his latest work on MRI technologies. Dr. Steven Beyea has been researching diagnostic imaging technologies for over 25 years. He currently works as a professor of diagnostic radiology with cross appointment to the School of Health Sciences.
Stephanie Brown  –  School of Social Work, News, Research
Monday, November 13, 2023
Two short films premiering at the Black Cultural Centre on November 14th address the barriers faced by African Nova Scotians when accessing healthcare and resources related to gender-based violence, and show the importance of applying an Africentric lens to health and social services.
Stephanie Brown  –  School of Social Work, News, Research
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Dr. Jeff Karabanow says when he moved to Nova Scotia, one of his first interviews was about the lack of investment into public housing in the province, and 25 years later it remains the same. The School of Social Work professor says after a pandemic, very low income assistance rates and rising prices of rent and housing, there’s really no safety net for people who are struggling.
Terry Murray-Arnold with files from Research Canada  –  News, Research, School of Nursing
Thursday, October 12, 2023
Research Canada has announced its Leadership in Advocacy Awardees who will be honoured on November 21, 2023 at a reception hosted by Senator Mohamed-Iqbal Ravalia at the Senate of Canada. The 2023 Individual Leadership in Advocacy Awardee is Dalhousie researcher and professor Dr. Marsha Campbell-Yeo.
Josey Houle, Dal Health freelance writer  –  School of Social Work, News, Research
Tuesday, September 19, 2023
In a world facing devastating climate-induced emergencies and international disasters, Dr. Haorui Wu, assistant professor in the School of Social Work (SSW), is devoted to the empowerment of crisis preparation, response, recovery, and mitigation across local, provincial, federal, and transnational levels.
Terry Murray-Arnold  –  News, Research, Innovation
Friday, September 8, 2023
This unique funding opportunity is directly aimed at Indigenous communities and organizations. Among its primary objectives is to support Indigenous communities to lead research according to their own health research priorities, generating solutions that support improvements to individual and community health and wellbeing, and advancing self-determination in research and research oversight.
Josey Houle, Dal Heath freelance writer  –  PhD in Health, News, Research
Wednesday, July 26, 2023
Killam Laureate, Healthy Populations Institute Scholar, BHCRI CRTP trainee and PhD in Health candidate Emily Drake (MA’10) is personally, professionally, and academically motivated by the prospect of building and nurturing community for young people with cancer.
Jessica Nowlan - CASCADES Regional Lead (Atlantic Canada)  –  Partnerships, News, Research
Thursday, July 6, 2023
Our health systems are part of our Canadian identity. Health systems contribute almost 12% to Canada’s total GDP, consume more than a third of many provincial healthcare budgets and employ more than 2 million people. Most people would agree that access to high quality healthcare is key to protecting our health. However, the healthcare sector accounts for about 5% of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions that have been linked to climate change.

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