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January 2019

Michele Charlton  –  Physics and Atmospheric Science, Research, Science
Friday, January 18, 2019
Dalhousie, Metamaterial Technologies Inc. and Mitacs are teaming up to bring together new researchers and inventors in metamaterials science — an emerging field of study that seeks to manipulate light in ways never before achieved.
Ryan McNutt  –  News, Arts and Social Sciences, International
Friday, January 18, 2019
Lt. General (Ret’d) Roméo Dallaire and Shelly Whitman, executive director of the Dal-based Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative, had a private audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican Thursday morning to discuss the initative's global mission to end the recruitment and use of child soldiers.
Courtney Law  –  Research, Health Professions
Friday, January 18, 2019
Niki Kiepek, an assistant professor in Dal’s School of Occupational Therapy, says January is a good time to consider re-evaluating your relationship with alcohol.
Melanie Jollymore  –  Medicine, Research
Friday, January 18, 2019
A Dal PhD student is the lead author of a vital new study finding that frailty, more so than amyloid plaques and tangles in the brain, is a key risk factor for developing Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
Ryan McNutt  –  Senior Administration, News
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Peter MacKinnon, set to lead the university into the first months of its third century, sits down with Dal News for a discussion about his time as a Dalhousie student, his views on his new role and what he envisions for his interim presidency.
Obinna Esomchukwu  –  MBA, Sports, Management
Thursday, January 17, 2019
As a Top 8 Academic All-Canadian this year, Sven Stammberger is one of the top student-athletes in Canada. The basketball player's story is one of grit, resilience and success on and off the court.
Matt Reeder  –  Sports, Science
Thursday, January 17, 2019
For student-athletes like swimmer Isabel Sarty, having academic mentors and advocates in their corner makes all the difference in the world.
Andrew Riley  –  Research, Science, News, Graduate Studies, Student Life
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Registration is now open for Dal's annual competition of brains and brevity. Learn more about the 3 Minute Thesis event and hear from last year's winner on her strategies for success.
Cecilia Khamete  –  Research, News
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Dr. Scott Halperin, a Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Dalhousie and Director of the Canadian Center for Vaccinology, provides insight into the reasons for the high number of flu cases this season
Cheryl Bell  –  Dentistry, International, News
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Hosting an international conference on curing light technology proved to be the perfect launchpad for an international collaboration with Brazil that has led to publications, student and faculty exchanges, and joint research projects.