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February 2019

Theresa Anne Salah  –  Research, Engineering, Community & Culture, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Friday, February 22, 2019
As more and more devices around the home get connected to the internet, security risks are rising. That's why Dal Engineering prof Colin O'Flynn started his company NewAE Technology — and why a partnership with the new Emera ideaHUB is set to take its product development to the next level.
Chris Benjamin  –  Graduate Studies, News
Friday, February 22, 2019
Marty Leonard spent her years in academic research focused on the natural world — birds, for the most part. Now, as Dean of Graduate Studies, she’s focused on giving Dal’s 3,500 grad students the best possible experience.
Larry Hughes  –  Engineering, Research
Friday, February 22, 2019
Canadians will start paying for their carbon emissions this year but the cost will depend on where they live, writes Larry Hughes, a founding fellow of the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance.
Staff
Friday, February 22, 2019
Highlights of presentations and decisions from the February 11 meeting of the Dalhousie University Senate.
Cheryl Bell  –  Student Life, Research, Dentistry
Thursday, February 21, 2019
For students and profs in Dal’s Faculty of Dentistry, the launch of the new version of Canada’s Food Guide is like introducing a new textbook — offering new opportunities to learn and educate about good oral health.
Rebecca Rawcliffe  –  Computer Science, Alumni
Thursday, February 21, 2019
What began as a tool for reporting sexual harassment in the workplace has become a broader digital resource around inclusion, thanks to the work of recent Computer Science grad Sage Franch.
Patti Lewis  –  Research, Science, Oceans, Oceans
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Postdoctoral Fellow Erin Black is helping to better understand how the ocean moderates our global climate, thanks in part to the Ocean Frontier Institute's International Postdoctoral Fellowship program.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Research, Agriculture
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Deborah Adewole’s research at Dal’s Faculty of Agriculture is focused on alternatives to antibiotics in poultry, with the goal of sustainable chicken production and responsible use of antibiotics in Atlantic Canada.
Ryan McNutt  –  News
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Adopted by the Board of Governors last Tuesday, the Investment Committee’s Fossil Fuel Investment Review report aims to increase awareness of Dal’s ESG (environment, social, governance) practices that help guide investment decisions, including specific communication around risks related to climate change.
Staff  –  News
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Highlights from presentations and decisions at the February 12, 2019 meeting of Dalhousie's Board of Governors.