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December 2019

Matt Reeder  –  Law, Arts and Social Sciences, Political Science
Friday, December 13, 2019
Sarah Dobson and Grace Evans are helping capture the experiences of Nova Scotia's female MLAs in a new book targeted for release in early 2020.
Story by Alison Auld, photos by Danny Abriel  –  Resource and Environmental Studies, Oceans, Planning, Research, Management, Architecture and Planning, Oceans, Science, Oceanography
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Global sea levels are rising more than twice as fast as they were even just a few decades ago — and accelerating. If emissions are left unchecked, the consequences could be devastating. In our first article in a continuing spotlight series, meet Dal researchers on the front lines of an approaching global crisis.
Françoise Baylis  –  Research, Medicine
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
One year after the first CRISPR babies were announced, changes in policies and regulations have meant that there have been no new CRISPR announcements since, writes bioethicist Françoise Baylis.
Obinna Esomchukwu  –  Community & Culture
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
The Dalhousie Art Gallery’s annual showcase of student, staff, faculty and alumni work has taken a more artistically diverse tone this year, with an unprecedented amount of media, audio and performance work added to the more traditional visual creations.
Kristie Gillis  –  Student Life, Student Services, News
Monday, December 9, 2019
Student leaders from across Atlantic Canada gathered at Dal this fall to discuss shared efforts to reduce harms related to alcohol on university campuses.
Michele Charlton  –  Research
Friday, December 6, 2019
Dalhousie has joined Sustainable Development Solutions Network Canada, part of a global network of universities, colleges, research centres and knowledge institutions addressing some of the world’s most pressing problems.
Staff  –  News
Friday, December 6, 2019
Highlights of presentations and decisions from the November 25 meeting of the Dalhousie University Senate.
Matt Reeder  –  Community & Culture, Engineering
Thursday, December 5, 2019
This Friday is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. Dalhousie's Faculty of Engineering is one of several Canadian schools participating in École Polytechnique's 30th annual national remembrance ceremony this year via a live video-link broadcast.
Jason Bremner  –  Research, Medicine
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Dr. Alon Friedman of Dalhousie’s Brain Repair Centre and his research partners have published two studies detailing new MRI and EEG techniques to identify blood-brain barrier leaks, as well as a novel treatment that not only helps to alleviate the effects of a leaky blood-brain barrier but seems to also heal the barrier.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Agriculture, Student Life
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Agriculture master’s student Sarah Hines is driven by her passion for addressing climate change, ensuring sustainable resource development, and the importance of supporting Canadian agriculture. Now, she's bringing that passion to the Prime Minister’s Youth Council.