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Lindsay Dowling-Savelle  –  Research, Computer Science
Friday, August 21, 2020
As the pandemic forces organizations, governments, businesses and individuals to move even more sensitive information to online platforms, that information may be more vulnerable to online hacking attempts. Nur Zincir-Heywood explains how online information can be protected through enhanced cyber-security mechanisms.
Staff  –  News
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Alongside other public sector organizations across the province of Nova Scotia, Dalhousie's compensation report for 2019-20 is now publicly available.
Dawn Morrison  –  Alumni, Pharmacy, Health Professions
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Pharmacy alum Hugh Toner on overcoming debilitating depression and how pharmacists can help patients manage mental illness.
Niecole Killawee  –  Agriculture, Alumni, Research
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
How the pandemic forces a closer look at Canada’s food supply system — as seen through the experiences of some of the farmers and researchers who've worked through the challenges of the last five months.
David Ryan  –  News
Monday, August 17, 2020
Dalhousie's shift to teaching online has been aided this year by the Centre for Learning and Teaching's "Foundations in Online Course Design," a new course that empowers faculty with the tools to build effective and engaging courses for the digital environment.
Mary Jane Webber  –  Oceans, News, Oceans
Monday, August 17, 2020
Catherin Blewett, whose distinguished career in public service most recently included time as Deputy Clerk of the Privy Council and Associate Secretary to Cabinet, is set to become the first strategic engagement officer for the Dal-led Ocean Frontier Institute.
Matt Reeder  –  Research, Social Work
Friday, August 14, 2020
The UN has called the growth in domestic violence due to the impacts of COVID-19 a "shadow pandemic," estimating cases could rise as much as 20 per cent this year. The School of Social Work's Nancy Ross sheds light on some of the factors behind the increase.
Staff  –  Research, News
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Dalhousie is poised to make a major commitment to its current and future faculty in support of inclusive teaching this fall when it joins an academic network of top-tier research universities dedicated to developing and expanding proven high-impact teaching practices.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Alumni, Student Life, Agriculture, News
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Two former and one current student from the Faculty of Agriculture have been named to the first Canadian Agricultural Youth Council from more than 800 applicants across the country.
Jacqueline Warwick  –  Research, Music, Arts and Social Sciences
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
The recent furor from senior academics in response to a public lecture about the whiteness of music education reflects a longstanding race problem in music. It's time to address this, writes Musicology Professor and Fountain School Director Jacqueline Warwick.