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Matt Reeder  –  Community & Culture
Friday, August 16, 2019
Suupie Idlout would normally spend her summer at home in Resolute, Nunavut — the second-most northern community in Canada. Instead, thanks to the Northern Youth Abroad Canadian Program, she got to travel to Halifax for a work placement with Dal's Indigenous Student Centre.
Matt Reeder  –  Research, Health Professions, Health Promotion
Thursday, August 15, 2019
A new study led by Dal researcher Jacqueline Gahagan aims to uncover common concerns among older LGBTQ+ Canadians considering long-term care and other housing facilities for seniors. The study hopes to identify potential solutions to make them more comfortable should they do so.
Theresa Anne Salah  –  Alumni, Engineering
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Conventional methods of removing rings are often painful and destructive, but emergency room doctors are now taking a new approach to the problem, using a device called RingRescue created by four Dal alumni to treat patients.
Ryan McNutt  –  Convocation, News
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
With pending renovations set to take the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium out of commission off and on over the next couple of years, Dal is bringing the celebratory spirit of Convocation downtown to the Halifax Convention Centre beginning this fall, with the goal of creating an outstanding experience for graduates and their families and friends.
Jason Bremner  –  Medicine, News
Friday, August 9, 2019
Dalhousie Medical School is ready to welcome 16 additional undergraduate medical students over the next year, earmarking the positions specifically for individuals from Nova Scotia.
Jocelyn Adams  –  Alumni, Earth Sciences, Science
Friday, August 9, 2019
Since graduating from Dal Earth Sciences, Christopher Hamilton has been applying his knowledge of the Earth’s volcanic structures to help better understand the volcanic activity on other worlds.
Jason Bremner  –  Research, Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology
Thursday, August 8, 2019
It was the sort of finding that was hard to accept, given Dr. Andrew Makrigiannis’s training. But his team’s groundbreaking research on natural killer cells did, in fact, seem to offer a path towards potentially lifesaving cancer treatments.
Alison Auld  –  Biology, Oceans, Science, Oceans
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Sightings of tropical and subtropical species in local waters are happening more and more often — one of the many indicators of the ongoing effects of climate change, according to Dal researchers.
Alison Auld  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences, Political Science, Graduate Studies
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Political Science PhD candidate Andrea Lane is shining a light on women in the Canadian Armed Forces, with research examining how female soldiers integrate into a traditionally male-dominated military culture.
Matt Reeder  –  Community & Culture, Science
Thursday, August 1, 2019
For two decades, Let's Talk Science at Dal has been bringing together university students and school kids to spark imagination, enthusiasm and engagement in the sciences. Today, its future is as bright as ever.