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Alison Auld  –  Commerce, Research, Management
Friday, October 30, 2020
The Rowe School of Business professor explains how the global pandemic has affected the travel and tourism industry and how businesses have gotten creative in a bid to weather the downturn.
Staff  –  Research, News, Community & Culture
Friday, October 30, 2020
In the fourth profile in our series highlighting the five Reimagine NS reports, we hear from the authors behind "Cultivate and Consume" on their work examining food insecurity in Nova Scotia and ways we can ensure our food systems are foolproof against future disruptions.
Lucia Fanning and Shelley Denny  –  Research, Science, Marine Affairs
Friday, October 30, 2020
The dispute over the Mi'kmaw lobster fishery isn't only about money — it's about who has the authority to govern and define these activities, write Dal Marine Affairs researchers Lucia Fanning and Shelley Denny.
Decklan Rolle  –  Health Professions, News
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Students in the Faculty of Health are among the fortunate few to have in-person classes at Dal this year, and the creation of a new app has helped to streamline COVID-19 pre-screening before each gathering, ensuring the safety of learners, faculty and clinical staff.
Paul Manning  –  Research, Agriculture
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Nutrients and energy contained within dead animals are repurposed and repackaged into living, breathing insects — spooky insights from Dal postdoc Paul Manning.
Niecole Killawee  –  Research, Biology, Science
Thursday, October 29, 2020
From growing up in Jamaica to attending school in Ontario, Sophia Stone has always surrounded herself with strong female role models. Now, she's a role model herself, as a professor and molecular biologist at Dalhousie, exploring how plants respond to their environments and cope with changes. Learn more in a preview of this week's episode of Sciographies.
Marlo MacKay  –  Libraries, Community & Culture
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Launched by Dal professor Jacquie Gahagan during LGBT History Month this October, the Nova Scotia LGBT Seniors Archive adds valuable new insights into the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities in the province.
Stephanie Brown  –  Research, Health Professions
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
The Healthy Populations Journal (HPJ), launched this October, is a multi-faculty, open access, peer review journal focused on population health and health equity globally.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Medicine
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
A Dalhousie/IWK Health Centre collaboration on rare genetic disorders is receiving $4.8 million in funding through Genome Canada as part of a major national investment in genomics research.
Genevieve MacIntyre  –  International Development Studies, Arts and Social Sciences, Community & Culture
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
It’s not always easy to talk about race and racism. That’s why Ajay Parasram, an assistant professor at Dal, created Safe Space for White Questions — a monthly drop-in session that encourages friendly and considerate conversation aimed at helping people better understand the impact of existing racial structures.