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September 2020

Matt Reeder  –  Community & Culture
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
The National Dialogues and Action for Inclusive Higher Education and Communities launches this week with a two-day forum (Oct. 1-2) on anti-Black racism and Black inclusion, with members of the Dalhousie community presenting and participating.
Kelly Taylor  –  News, Human Resources, Community & Culture
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
As part of its overall plan to keep faculty and staff healthy and safe while working on campus, Dalhousie has made thousands of protective facemasks available to its community, manufactured by local company Take It Outside.
Stephanie Brown  –  Research, Health Professions, Health and Human Performance
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Yes, you read that right — it's called the SHaG (Sexual Health and Gender) lab, and it's where School of Health and Human Performance prof Matthew Numer and his team research topics as varied as LGBTQ health, sexualized violence, Indigenous boys and men's health, and e-learning.
Dalhousie Sports Information  –  Sports
Monday, September 28, 2020
A key member of the Integrated Support Team (IST) in place for each varsity team that includes head coaches, assistant coaches, physiotherapists and trainers, Brett is responsible for the strength and conditioning program that supports all 14 varsity teams in Halifax.
Dawn Morrison with files from Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit (MSSU)  –  Research, Medicine, Health Professions
Monday, September 28, 2020
The study is called PUPPY, but don't expect just another dog-eared report: it's a multi-province study led by faculty in Family Medicine and Health that seeks to learn from the COVID-19 pandemic to improve primary health care and access.
Fallon Bourgeois and Mark Campbell  –  Alumni
Monday, September 28, 2020
This year's recipients of Dalhousie's top honour for alumni include chemist and neurologist Sultan Darvesh (MD’88); Stantec Vice-President of Practice Services and Indigenous Relations Denise Pothier (BEng’93); accountant and community leader Doug Reid (BComm’82); and health-care leader and philanthropist Robert Zed (MHS’86).
Kelly Taylor  –  News, Human Resources
Friday, September 25, 2020
Results from Dalhousie’s latest workplace survey are now available to faculty and staff. Read some of the highlights and learn about initial steps being taken to address some of the issues and topics raised.
Catherine Martin  –  News, Community & Culture
Friday, September 25, 2020
Catherine Martin, Dalhousie’s director of Indigenous community engagement, reflects on the Treaties of Peace and Friendship, the current dispute over fishing rights and the important role of educational leadership in the journey towards true reconciliation.
Lindsay Dowling-Savelle  –  Medicine, Research, News
Friday, September 25, 2020
Dr. Barrett, an assistant professor in the Faculty of Medicine, explains how the flu shot works and why medical experts are more concerned about the impacts of this year’s influenza season than in years past.
Alison Auld  –  Research, Oceans, Medicine, Oceans, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Dal professor John Archibald is set to lead an international team in a genomics project that seeks to gain critical understanding of how aquatic species adapt and thrive together.