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July 2018

Matt Reeder  –  Community & Culture
Friday, July 20, 2018
Dalhousie ushered in its third-annual Pride Week festivities in Halifax Thursday with a flag-raising ceremony celebrating the contributions of diverse and intersecting individuals and groups within the university community.
Matt Reeder  –  Community & Culture
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Dalhousie Pride Week runs from July 19-29 this year and features a wide range of events — from a flag raising today at noon to a parade this weekend and activities next week — focused on both education and celebration of 2SLGBTQ+ communities.
Michele Charlton  –  Research
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Dalhousie researchers Rob Jamieson (Department of Civil and Resource Engineering) and Alison Thompson (Department of Chemistry) have received $3.3 million dollars from the Government of Canada to develop the skills needed to take research from idea to application.
Michele Charlton  –  Medicine, Health Professions
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Ten researchers affiliated with Dalhousie University, the IWK and the Nova Scotia Health Authority have received $7.2 million to study key issues ranging from the experiences of minorities in the health professions to the impacts of chronic sleep loss on health.
Patti Lewis
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
This fall, the Ocean Frontier Institute bring researchers from across Atlantic Canada and beyond together for Ocean Frontier 2018. Here are 10 reasons to consider attending the conference.
Stefanie Wilson  –  Student Life, Health Professions, Health Promotion
Monday, July 16, 2018
As a mother of two young children and a small business owner, going back to school was a big life change for Health Promotion student Jade Kelly. But it’s a change she’s managing by focusing on her goals.
Patti Lewis  –  Research, Science, Oceans, Biology, Oceans
Thursday, July 12, 2018
New research by Dal biologist Aaron Macneil has identified a surprising link between rat populations and coral reef health, suggesting that rat control should be an urgent conservation priority on many remote tropical islands.
Ryan McNutt, with Stephanie Rogers  –  News, Community & Culture
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Last month’s fire hasn’t deterred the community spirit of Dal’s Agricultural Campus, which will once again throw out the welcome mat for its annual Community Day — a 40-year summer tradition featuring barn tours, kids’ activities and so much more. Free bus transportation is available for students, faculty and staff in Halifax.
Melanie Jollymore  –  Medicine, News
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Communities across the northern region of Nova Scotia will have access to more family physicians-in-training in just over a year, when Dalhousie Medical School’s newest family medicine teaching site opens on July 1, 2019.
Rebecca Rawcliffe  –  Research, Computer Science
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
By developing an app-based video game, Dal Computer Science researchers are hoping to use fun, educational technology to help slow the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases in West Africa.