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Communications and Marketing, News–
Monday, August 23, 2021
Dalhousie has partnered with m5 Marketing & Communications to undertake a refresh of its brand with the goal of grounding its focus and establishing itself at the forefront of the post-secondary sector.
Students win award in national competition for designing device to help wheelchair users beat bad weather
Student Life, Science, Agriculture, News, Engineering–
Friday, August 20, 2021
A group of Dalhousie students who joined together last year in an innovation sandbox program have won an award for a device they designed as part of a national design competition centred around accessibility.
Alumni, Community & Culture–
Thursday, August 19, 2021
Edging his way to retirement after a distinguished career, lawyer Doug Ruck (BA ’72, LLB ’77) has taken on the job of chairing a task force into systemic anti-Black racism within the College of Physicians and Surgeons and leading an external investigation into systemic discrimination at the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society.
Making science a better place: Student‑led group expands efforts to create community for LGBTQ+ in STEM
Student Life, Community & Culture, Science–
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Dalhousie PhD student Landon Getz founded the Queer Atlantic Canadian STEM group a few years ago with a mission to make STEM fields more inclusive and welcoming in Atlantic Canada. Now, Getz is looking to expand the group's impact on a national scale.
Research, Arts and Social Sciences, International Development Studies, News–
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Charities and non-profit organizations must make their voices heard this election. At the same time, Elections Canada and the CRA should reassure them their involvement is encouraged, writes Dal's John D. Cameron.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Dalhousie has ranked in the top 300 universities globally and among the top 12 universities in Canada in the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy's 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities.
Monday, August 16, 2021
Dal researchers are the recipients of close to $600,000 in funding that will help acquire cutting-edge tools they need to conduct world-class research tackling issues such as energy storage, atmospheric extremes and language acquisition.
Halifax Pride panel brings Dal experts together to explore 2SLGBTQ+ health disparities in Nova Scotia
Research, Health Professions, Women In Research, Community & Culture–
Friday, August 13, 2021
Dal researchers OmiSoore Dryden and Matt Numer share their expertise on health disparities faced by the 2SLGBTQ+ community in a panel event next week hosted by the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation as part of Halifax Pride.
Medicine, Research, Women In Research–
Thursday, August 12, 2021
An $800,000 investment has been made in a study led by Dr. Karina Top of Dal's Faculty of Medicine that aims to further improve Canada’s identification and response to adverse events people may experience following COVID-19 vaccination across 10 provinces.
Master of disaster: How the Swissair crash prepared this Dal alum to help lead PEI’s pandemic response
Alumni, Medicine, Community & Culture–
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Dr. Trevor Jain (MD ’99), a 34-year veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces and a married father of two, came up with an idea early in the pandemic to recognize the contributions of essential workers to battling COVID-19: the COVID Warrior challenge coin, which is inspired by Dr. Jain’s own highly decorated military career.