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Mark Campbell  –  Alumni, Community & Culture
Friday, May 28, 2021
The Aurum Awards celebrate Dalhousie alumni for their outstanding achievements and contributions in research and innovation, community engagement and leadership. This year, we recognize five individuals who are helping to build a better world through their work and generosity on a local, national and global level.
President Deep Saini  –  News
Friday, May 28, 2021
In this week’s column, Dr. Saini discusses how the pandemic has blurred the line between our work and home lives, acknowledges the additional responsibilities that parents and caregivers are juggling right now, and considers how we can continue to apply the empathy we have practised over the past 14 months as we look ahead to the future.
Stephen Abbott  –  News, Engineering, Science
Thursday, May 27, 2021
A two-week program launching on Dalhousie’s Sexton Campus this summer will provide high-school students from across Atlantic Canada with hands-on experience in the space-science field.
Stefanie Wilson  –  Research, Science, Oceanography, News, Physics and Atmospheric Science
Thursday, May 27, 2021
The two disciplines emerged as Dalhousie’s top subject areas in this year's Global Rankings of Academic Subjects (GRAS), released annually by the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy.
Robert Zed  –  Alumni, Health Professions, News
Thursday, May 27, 2021
When Dal alum Robert Zed proposed the idea of starting a scholarship for health administration students at Dalhousie named for Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Strang himself was the one who suggested it be directed to students from under-represented populations.
Jennifer Cameron  –  Research, Agriculture, Women In Research, Graduate Studies
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Sabiha Antora saw an opportunity to reduce the stress load of farmers with advancements in digital imaging and processing with help from the Dal chapter of Lab2Market, a commercialization and customer-discovery program.
Paul Manning  –  Research, Agriculture
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
There is much more to these chunky beetles of early summer than what first meets the eye, writes Paul Manning, a postdoctoral researcher in Dal's Faculty of Agriculture.
Theresa Rajack-Talley  –  Community & Culture
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
A year ago, Dalhousie launched its recurring Speak Truth to Power series with a discussion on anti-Black racism in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of police. This week, a one-year anniversary panel addresses the question: Has the needle moved on systemic racism in the past year?
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Science, Chemistry, News
Friday, May 21, 2021
Mark Obrovac received the funding through support from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and Novonix, a world-class battery materials and technology company, through NSERC’s Alliance Grants program.
Niecole Killawee  –  Alumni, Research, Women In Research
Friday, May 21, 2021
As part of Dal Alumni Days next week, the Faculty of Medicine and the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation will host a special Open Dialogue Live featuring three Dalhousie researchers in pain management.