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Alison Auld  –  Research, Pathology, Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Friday, January 21, 2022
Dal researchers teamed up with international experts to create a unique method for visualizing DNA damage repair with a degree of detail and precision never achieved before, providing a new tool to better understand cancer.
Stephen Abbott  –  News, Community & Culture
Friday, January 21, 2022
Community activists and academics gathered on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to discuss the state of the justice system today in a virtual panel held by Dal’s Black Student Advising Centre.
Michael Cameron  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences
Friday, January 21, 2022
‘Finch’ can be seen in a larger tradition of science fiction that explores the nature of being human through the human-dog relationship, writes Michael Cameron.
Matt Reeder  –  Research, Medicine, News, Microbiology and Immunology
Friday, January 21, 2022
The way you conduct COVID-19 rapid tests is about to change, thanks to evidence collected by Dalhousie and Nova Scotia Health experts.
Kate Rogers  –  Pharmacology, Research, Medicine, Law, News
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Matthew Herder, director of Dal's Health Law Institute and an associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Schulich School of Law, is one of seven newly appointed Applied Public Health Chairs announced this week by the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR).
Victoria Law  –  Alumni, News, Science
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Frederica Jacks had the opportunity of a lifetime to spend a summer conducting research on Sable Island while completing her master's degree in 2019. A stunning photo she captured there has now earned a place on the cover of the Faculty of Science's latest Science as Art calendar.
Ariel Mackenzie  –  News, Community & Culture, Science
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
So much of what lies underwater in the open ocean remains a mystery. In a new, full-colour field guide, diver and Dal university veterinarian Chris Harvey-Clark sheds light on more than 200 of the fascinating marine species that call the Northwest Atlantic home.
Sophie Jacques  –  Research, News
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
For humans, there is a link between the development of language and cognitive skills. Studying the same process in dogs can be used to determine their capabilities at the puppy stage, writes Dal's Sophie Jacques.
Genevieve MacIntyre  –  Student Life, Arts and Social Sciences, Community & Culture
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Jazmine Dewtie is defying her own expectations, looking hopefully toward a career in social work as she wraps up the degree she never thought she'd achieve.
Caitlyn MacDonald  –  Biology, Science, Marine Biology
Monday, January 17, 2022
Maxine Westhead, an adjunct professor in Dal’s Marine Affairs program and long-time Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada employee, will support Master of Marine Management students in the development of professional and networking skills.