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February 2021

Sarah Sawler  –  Alumni, Earth Sciences, Science, Community & Culture
Friday, February 19, 2021
Environmental educator Lilly Briggs (BA’05) explains how giving children opportunities to enjoy nature inspires them to protect it.
Stephen Abbott  –  Medicine, News, Engineering
Friday, February 19, 2021
Jonathon Betteridge, who graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering in May 2020, worked with fellow students last year to build the simulator, now in use at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax.
Cheryl Bell  –  Research, Dentistry
Friday, February 19, 2021
Symptoms of Lyme disease may mimic dental pain and could prompt patients to visit their dentists looking for answers, a phenomenon Isabel Mello, an assistant professor in the Faculty of Dentistry, examined in a recent paper.
Jason Bremner (with files from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging)  –  Medicine, Research, Women In Research
Friday, February 19, 2021
The Public Health Agency of Canada is providing funding to the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging, a cross-country research platform led in part by Dr. Susan Kirkland of Dal's Department of Community Health and Epidemiology.
Alison Auld  –  Research, Psychology, Science
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Children as young as five recognize the unfairness of gender-based pay inequality and appear willing to incur a personal cost to ensure both boys and girls are paid equitably, according to a new study by a Dalhousie researcher.
Maddie Lean  –  Law, News, Community & Culture
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Thanks to leadership from Naiomi Metallic, the Chancellor’s Chair in Aboriginal Law and Policy, law students at Dal now have the opportunity to add an Aboriginal and Indigenous law specialization as part of their degree — part of a larger project of Indigenizing the law school.
Stefanie Wilson  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences, History, Women In Research, Sociology and Social Anthropology
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
The study of slavery in Canada has been largely marginalized within examinations of the topic in the Americas, something Afua Cooper has set out to change by assembling a foundational volume of essays on the under-researched subject.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, News
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
3D BioFibR focuses on the production of biofibre that has the type of quality and scale not achievable with current manufacturing methods.
David Ryan  –  Management, News
Friday, February 12, 2021
Colin Conrad's research explores how the human brain interacts with technology, a line of inquiry that's helped inform his own approach to the digital classroom over the past year.
President Deep Saini  –  News, Senior Administration
Friday, February 12, 2021
In this week’s column, Dr. Saini thanks instructors and those who support teaching behind the scenes for the critical innovations they make that enable rich learning experiences for Dalhousie’s students.