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April 2021

Alison Auld  –  Research, Oceans, Science, Oceanography
Friday, April 23, 2021
David Barclay led a team to deploy his home-grown Deep Acoustic Lander to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific last Friday, recording sound in one of the most extreme environments on Earth.
Matt Reeder  –  Office of Sustainability, News, Community & Culture
Thursday, April 22, 2021
A group of forward-thinking Dal students started the Ecology Action Centre as a class project in 1971. Now, as the environmental advocacy organization celebrates its 50th anniversary starting today on Earth Day, it does so more influential than ever — a testament to the dedicated individuals, many with Dal connections, who stood by the group through good times and bad.
Stefanie Wilson  –  Research, News
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Dalhousie continues to rank among the top 200 universities in the world in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, which explores how university research and operations are aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Among Dal’s rankings are top-40 results in key SDGs including Clean Water and Sanitation and Good Health and Well-Being.
David Ryan  –  English, Arts and Social Sciences
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Kathy Cawsey, who was teaching online classes long before the pandemic hit, believes more deeply than ever that students fare better when given options to learn and manage their workloads in different ways.
Jason Bremner  –  Research, Medicine, Pathology
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Dr. Gujar will receive $600,000 over five years from the Canadian Cancer Society to explore how cancer killing viruses could potentially be used to treat and cure lung cancer.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Agriculture, Alumni
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
What’s a kid to do when his parents won’t let him get a Holstein cow as a pet? Start farming goats of course. At least that’s what Adam Scanlan did as a 13-year-old in Whiteside, Cape Breton.
Jessica Dee Humphreys  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences, News, Community & Culture
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Dalhousie's Dallaire Institute for Children, Peace, and Security has been approved for a grant to conduct a five-year long national research study, the first of its kind to explore the connections between morally injurious events and the recruitment and use of children as soldiers.
Kevin Duffy  –  Psychology, Science
Monday, April 19, 2021
To understand what blind people experience in their dreams, we must distinguish the experiences of those who were blind at birth from those that became blind later in life, explains Kevin Duffy, a professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience.
Niecole Killawee  –  Alumni, Research, Dentistry
Friday, April 16, 2021
Join Dalhousie's Faculty of Dentistry next week for Oral Health is Health, an Open Dialogue Live panel discussion that will address current oral health care issues facing Canadians across the lifespan, from children under the care of government to aging populations in long-term care facilities.
Allysha Porter  –  Music, Arts and Social Sciences
Friday, April 16, 2021
Priscilla Lee was practicing for her big year-end cello performance in a Dartmouth parking lot last week to pass the time while waiting for a store to open when she looked up and noticed she had an audience.