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Robert Currie  –  Law
Friday, July 31, 2020
Canada doesn’t extradite people to countries with the death penalty. But there are other ways to put those accused of crimes at serious risk, writes Dal's Robert Currie in the The Conversation Canada.
Alison Auld  –  Ocean Tracking Network, Science
Friday, July 31, 2020
The Ocean Tracking Network (OTN) is expanding its reach into deep-water marine habitats with a new remotely operated vehicle that can go to depths of 1,000 metres.
Matt Reeder  –  News, Community & Culture
Friday, July 31, 2020
Dal and community voices shared perspectives on racism and its impacts on mental health in a virtual forum last week, the third in a series exploring topics related to systemic racism.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Agriculture
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Have you ever wanted to teach your pet a new trick, create a better bond, or learn a training method that is backed up by science? An online course offered through the Faculty of Agriculture's Extended Learning program this fall has all of that.
Lindsay Dowling-Savelle  –  Research, News
Thursday, July 30, 2020
The move to remote working and closure of offices and daycares during the pandemic has significantly impacted the careers of women. We asked Dal's Karen Foster how gender inequity impacts women in the workforce and how these inequities have been exacerbated by the pandemic.
Matt Reeder  –  Physiotherapy, News
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Temperature checks, health screening, shorter appointments and increased cleaning are some of the new measures that have allowed the Dalhousie Physiotherapy Clinic to carry out a safe and successful return to in-person service.
Nicole Maunsell  –  Management, Community & Culture
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
The program, launched by the Faculty of Management, will provide financial aid, paid work experience and personalized academic and career mentoring to Black and Indigenous students, with a preference for African Nova Scotian and Mi’kmaq students and additional priority given to first-generation university students from low-income backgrounds.
Emily Thompson  –  Research, Biology, Science, Graduate Studies
Monday, July 27, 2020
How Assistant Professor of Biology Jonathan Ferrier is using an Indigenous framework to guide his summer research projects.
Matt Reeder and Lindsay Dowling-Savelle  –  Health Professions, Community & Culture
Friday, July 24, 2020
Pride as we know it today looks a lot different than when it first emerged back in the late 1960s as a protest for equality and recognition. Professor Matt Numer sheds light on the history of Pride and why it is still so important to celebrate today.
Raluca Bejan and Kristina Nikolova  –  Research, Health Professions, Social Work
Thursday, July 23, 2020
While Canada has done well compared to countries like the U.S. and the U.K. in containing COVID-19, rates of infection and deaths are higher than in many similar western democracies. Why? Social Work prof Raluca Bejanad her colleague Kristina Nikolova look at the comparisons.