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December 2020

Terry Murray-Arnold (with files from Research Canada and The Coast)  –  Research, Health Professions, News
Monday, December 14, 2020
Ingrid Waldron, an associate professor in the Faculty of Health, was recognized for her exceptional work as a champion of health research and innovation.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Medicine, Health Professions, News
Friday, December 11, 2020
The $1.3 million in funding has been provided by the New Health Investigator Grant, which supports new health researchers who are engaged in work that aligns with the province’s health research priorities.
President Deep Saini  –  News, Senior Administration
Friday, December 11, 2020
Sunday was the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, which remembers the 14 women killed at École Polytechnique in December 1989. President Saini was a young professor at the Université de Montréal at that time. In this edition of President's Corner, he reflects on his own memories of that tragic day and the continuing legacy of December 6.
Susan Joudrey  –  News
Friday, December 11, 2020
The pandemic reshaped teaching and learning this year, requiring faculty across the university to dig deep at times to find a bit of added motivation. Here's what some of them had to say about the experience.
Merilyn Layne  –  Student Life, Engineering
Thursday, December 10, 2020
When it became clear to Kyle Tousignant that he'd be moving his courses online this fall, the assistant professor in Dal's Faculty of Engineering looked to his past experiences with students for inspiration in plotting a path forward.
Stephen Abbott
Thursday, December 10, 2020
Simon Sherry, a clinical psychologist and professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, offers insights on why the holidays can result in increased anxiety for some and how to improve the season.
Alison DeLory  –  Alumni, News, Community & Culture
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Universities across the province joined Dalhousie in raising funds to improve food security for their students, inspired by the J & W Murphy Foundation's generosity as a partner in the project.
Lindsay Dowling-Savelle  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences, International Development Studies, News
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
The International Development Studies researcher shares insights from his study on the consequences and outcomes of stigma and how it has evolved throughout the pandemic.
Matt Reeder  –  Research, Agriculture, News
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Canada’s Food Price Report 2021, led by researchers at Dalhousie with support from colleagues at the University of Guelph, the University of Saskatchewan and the University of British Columbia, predicts the average Canadian family will pay nearly $700 more for groceries in the coming year.
Andrew Riley  –  Research, Student Life, Graduate Studies
Monday, December 7, 2020
OpenThink builds the next generation of experts by equipping PhD students with the skills and stage to share their ideas, inform on issues and influence public policy. Applications for the next cohort accepted until Friday, December 11.