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Mary Jane Webber  –  Facilities Management, News, Senior Administration
Friday, May 24, 2019
He's had a hand in some of the biggest construction projects in the Maritimes. Now, Peter Coutts spends his time helping grow and maintain Dalhousie's physical campus to support the needs of its students, faculty and staff.
Lucas Mancini  –  Environment, Sustainability and Society, Community & Culture
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Around 20 assorted Dal faculty and staff embarked Wednesday afternoon on a bird-focused nature walk on Studley Campus, the first of seven guided strolls that will cover a range of topics including edible plants, Indigenous knowledge, geology, intertidal communities, mushrooms, and urban forestry.
Matt Reeder  –  Environment, Sustainability and Society, Community & Culture
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Master of Environmental Studies student Jennifer Yakamovich curated the Nature of Communities exhibition on now at the Dalhousie Art Gallery, exploring the intersection of arts and the environment through the works of Canadian artists.
Derek Lynch  –  Research, Agriculture
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Understanding the different facets of soil reveals a complex and fascinating cultural and evolutionary history, writes Derek Lynch of Dal's Faculty of Agriculture.
Ryan McNutt  –  Student Life, Research, Arts and Social Sciences, Sociology and Social Anthropology, Graduate Studies
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Master's student Kayla Preston has been named a finalist in SSHRC's Storytellers competition for a video essay on her research into right-wing extremism in Canada — work she hopes can shine a light on how racism takes root in the digital age.
Tony Robert Walker  –  Research, Management, Resource and Environmental Studies
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Shipping companies are expected to halve their greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, writes Dal prof Tony Walker.
Ryan McNutt  –  News
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Deep Saini — a leader who blends national experience with global insight — is set to become Dalhousie’s 12th president and vice-chancellor. Learn more about Dr. Saini, his background and what he hopes to bring to the Dal community when he begins his term next year.
Andrew Riley  –  Research, Graduate Studies
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Learn more about the exciting research projects of the five PhD students receiving Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and the two postdocs receiving Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships — from renewable energy to dating apps and sexualized violence.
Chris Benjamin  –  Research, News, Senior Administration
Thursday, May 16, 2019
A leader in clean water research and advocacy, Graham Gagnon now works to support Dal's broader research community in pushing research and innovation forward.
Michele Charlton  –  Research
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Eight Dalhousie researchers among those receiving funding as part of the New Frontiers in Research Fund, a new fund supporting early-career researchers across Canada.