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Melanie Jollymore  –  Medicine, Health Professions, Community & Culture
Thursday, July 26, 2018
First launched at Dalhousie in 2014, the PLANS summer camp — which now reaches African Nova Scotian youth across the province — prepares high school students of African descent for postsecondary studies in the health professions.
Nick Pearce
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Photo Essay: Hundreds visited Dal's Truro campus last week for its annual Community Day, featuring fun, hands-on activities for all ages to discover agriculture.
Nikki Beauchamp  –  Biology, Ocean Tracking Network, Marine Biology, Oceans, Research, Oceans, Science
Thursday, July 26, 2018
When Darren Porter obtained his commercial weir license eight years ago and set up shop in Bramber, Nova Scotia, he never thought he’d be at the centre of an international shark-tracking effort through the Dal-based Ocean Tracking Network.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Oceans, Biology, Science, Oceans
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Researchers from Dalhousie University, Global Fishing Watch and SkyTruth have mapped hot spots where fish catch is transferred between ships at sea — a groundbreaking new study with global implications for conservation and preventing illegal activity.
Riley Schnurr and Tony Robert Walker  –  Research, Management, Resource and Environmental Studies
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Fast-food restaurants and coffee shops are banishing the straw. While it may seem like a small measure, your pessimism isn't justified, write Dal researchers Riley Schnurr and Tony Walker.
Nick Pearce  –  Community & Culture
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Photo essay: Members of the Dal community sported their rainbow colours and hit the streets last Saturday to take part in the Halifax Pride Parade.
Brittany Kraus  –  Research, Community & Culture, Graduate Studies
Monday, July 23, 2018
Phillip Joy's research focuses on how narratives and images around sexuality, heteronormativity and body image can influence nutritional choices that gay men make and affect their access to adequate health care and educational supports.
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.