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Alison Auld  –  Research, Oceans
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Researchers from Dalhousie were part of a team that has sequenced the genome of the American lobster, providing industry and science with a valuable ‘reference manual’ for the species that can help boost sustainability.
Matt Reeder  –  Research, News, Community & Culture
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Breaking Barriers identifies gaps in curricula at Dal and creates opportunities to increase exposure to the scholarship of researchers from underrepresented groups.
Michele Charlton  –  Computer Science, Research, Law, Medicine, Women In Research
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Learn more about Dalhousie’s newest University Research Professors and the significant contributions to research and scholarship they have made throughout their careers.
Andrew Riley  –  Research, News, Graduate Studies
Friday, July 16, 2021
Four Dalhousie students were among this year’s winners of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, selected based on the potential impact of their research, academic excellence and leadership abilities.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, News, Oceans
Thursday, July 15, 2021
Feared by most and loved by some, sharks play a critical role in our ecosystem and are an important economic resource to many communities and countries. Fred Whoriskey of the Ocean Tracking Network helps us demystify these ocean dwellers.
Jantina de Vries and Françoise Baylis  –  Medicine, Research
Thursday, July 15, 2021
Scientists have been eager to edit genomes to eliminate certain diseases. A new series of WHO reports outlines ethical approaches to research and treatment, write Dal researcher Françoise Baylis and co-author Jantina de Vries.
Sylvain Charlebois and Poppy Nicolette Riddle  –  Research, Agriculture
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Tipping has often-overlooked consequences for food service workers. The industry should turn its attention to underlying issues if it wants to ensure a sustainable future, write Dal researchers Sylvain Charlebois and Poppy Nicolette Riddle.
Jennifer Cameron  –  Research
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Tharindu Senadheera applied to the Dal Innovates Path2Innovation and Lab2Market programs ready to explore the marketplace for North Atlantic sea cucumber.
Alison Auld  –  Research, Psychiatry, Science, Medicine, Psychology, Community Health and Epidemiology
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
A recent Dalhousie research study found that couples homeschooling their kids during COVID-19 experienced more conflict between family and work and that women who spent more time homeschooling their kids tended to drink more frequently. Go behind the headlines with insight from Sherry Stewart, the study's senior author.
Staff  –  Research, News, Community & Culture
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
In partnership with the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia, Dalhousie University and the University of King’s College will host the Universities Studying Slavery (USS) conference in the fall of 2023 in Halifax, Nova Scotia — the first USS conference to be held outside the United States. Dalhousie and King’s will also host a one-day virtual pre-conference this October on reparations and education.