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Michele Charlton and Amy Wilson  –  Research, Medicine, Science
Monday, July 22, 2019
Four Dal medical scientists, as well as four clincian scientists with Dal's affiliated hospitals, are pushing their groundbreaking research forward thanks to new funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
Ryan McNutt  –  Community & Culture
Friday, July 19, 2019
Dalhousie celebrated the start of Pride in Halifax with the official raising of the Pride Flag on the Studley Quad Thursday afternoon.
Ryan McNutt  –  Science, Medicine, Health Professions, Community & Culture
Friday, July 19, 2019
An initiative led by Dal students, faculty and volunteers, Soapbox Science took to the Halifax Seaport Market earlier this month to open minds and excite the public with research from some of the region’s most talented female scientists.
Janet Dyson  –  Alumni, Arts and Social Sciences, Theatre
Thursday, July 18, 2019
For Theatre alum Jay Aaron Roy, Cape & Cowl Comics is more than just a place for sharing his geek pride: it's place that proudly advertises as a trans-owned business, and which is going above-and-beyond in creating a space space for youth in the community.
Genevieve MacIntyre  –  Research, History, Arts and Social Sciences
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Shirley Tillotson, professor emeritus in the Department of History, has recently been named the 2019 recipient of the Governor General’s History Award for Scholarly Research for her book "Give and Take: The Citizen-Taxpayer and the Rise of Canadian Democracy."
Matt Reeder  –  Student Life, Engineering
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
When Mohammed Alqassab enrolled at Dal to become engineer after a decade working back home in Saudi Arabia, preparatory courses in math and English gave him the confidence he needed to get started. This spring, he graduated as a Sexton Scholar with his wife and three children there to cheer him on.
Jodi Lazare  –  Law, Research
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
As the field of animal law continues growing, so does public awareness of the problems with inconsistent ways that Canadian law protects some animals while leaving others behind, writes Law prof Jodi Lazare.
Robert Huish and Sharon McLennan  –  Research, International Development Studies, Arts and Social Sciences
Monday, July 15, 2019
Cuba is offering a compelling example of how we can take care of each other during the climate crisis with its work training doctors on Kiribati. Dal prof Robert Huish and colleague Sharon McLennan look more closely at Cuba's work in a nation being devastated by climate change.
Alex Smith and Michelle Stone  –  Research, Health and Human Performance, Health Professions, Community & Culture
Monday, July 15, 2019
Boxes, buckets, tarps and lumber might not seem like obvious play things — but “loose parts” play can have huge benefits for children, according to the Dal researchers behind a series of fun community events in Halifax this summer.
Melina Kourantidou  –  Research, Oceans, Oceans
Friday, July 12, 2019
Earth-orbiting satellites and AI tools can track fishing vessels around the world, writes postdoc Melina Kourantidou.