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Michele Charlton  –  Research, News, Community & Culture, Engineering
Monday, July 13, 2020
A new agreement with the federal government is creating the first ever First Nations-led water authority in Canada — a key milestone focused on ensuring safe drinking water now and into the future. It's an achievement built on more than a decade of collaboration between Dal researchers and the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs.
Faculty of Health with files from Outdoor Play Canada
Friday, July 10, 2020
A national survey commissioned by ParticipACTION and led by Dal researchers shows how the COVID-19 pandemic has made it more challenging than ever for kids to develop and maintain healthy movement behaviour habits.
Alison Auld  –  Research, Agriculture
Thursday, July 9, 2020
Is wild salmon healthier than farmed salmon? And what species of salmon are the most nutritious? New research from Dal Agriculture’s Stefanie Colombo offers guidance on how to make healthy choices.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences, Law, Medicine
Thursday, July 9, 2020
Researchers from Dal have received $1.6 million for their innovative social sciences and humanities projects through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grants program.
Rebecca Rawcliffe  –  Research, Computer Science, Psychiatry, Medicine
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Researchers from Dalhousie and the IWK Health Centre are using smartphones to monitor the impacts of social distancing and isolation on youth during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Martha Paynter, Linda Mussell, Nataleah Hunter-Young  –  Research, Health Professions, Nursing
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
It is not just policing agencies that have a systemic racism problem, Canadian prisons do too, writes Nursing PhD candidate Martha Paynter and her colleagues.
Matt Reeder  –  News
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Limited numbers of faculty and staff returning to campus in the coming weeks — for many of them, their first time back in their labs and workspaces since March. Learn some of what they’ll find in terms of new measures to ensure their continued safety.
Terry Murray-Arnold  –  Student Life, Health Professions, News, Nursing, Graduate Studies
Monday, July 6, 2020
PhD (Nursing) student Leah Carrier has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation’s PeT doctoral scholarship, an award that recognizes research impact and community focus.
Dalhousie Sports Information  –  Sports, News
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Pat Nearing, who retired as the men's soccer coach after the 2019-20 season, has been named this year's winner of the Austin-Matthews Award for outstanding contributions to varsity sport in Canada.