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May 2022

Andrew Riley  –  Research, Science, Chemistry, Women In Research, News
Friday, May 20, 2022
Professor Erin Johnson, the Herzberg-Becke Chair in Theoretical Chemistry, is the first Dal researcher to receive the Steacie Prize — one of Canada’s most prestigious awards for early-career scientists.
Matt Reeder  –  Continuing Education, Community & Culture
Friday, May 20, 2022
Later this month, Dal welcomes African Nova Scotians to an immersive weekend event showcasing various educational pathways and offering an opportunity to create connections both on campus and in the community.
Mandy King  –  Student Life, Community & Culture
Friday, May 20, 2022
The Halifax Chinese Language School has helped members of the local Chinese community stay connected to their culture, language and tradition for nearly 30 years, supported in that quest by Dalhousie.
Dawn Morrison  –  Health Professions, News
Thursday, May 19, 2022
Led by researchers in Dalhousie’s Faculty of Health, a new project involves working with three communities in Cape Breton to understand and evaluate what programs seniors need.
Jasmine Mah and Kaitlin Sibbald  –  Medicine, Research, Women In Research
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Because they help to create a shared understanding, metaphors can play a critical role in navigating the gap between the knowledge patients and health-care providers bring, write Jasmine Mah and Kaitlin Sibbald.
Alisha Johnson  –  Alumni, Agriculture, Community & Culture
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
"Regret Nothing" is a blend of everything Dal AC alum John Eikelenboom has made in the past year at 1365 Church Street Vineyard & Winery and is a bold testament to the shift in the way he farms.
Françoise Baylis and Andrew Fenton  –  Research, Arts and Social Sciences, Medicine, Philosophy
Friday, May 13, 2022
The heart used in the first pig-human transplant was infected with a pig virus. This reveals that using other species as organ donors may not provide a solution for organ shortages, writes Dal researchers Françoise Baylis and Andrew Fenton.
Andrew Riley  –  Research, News, Science
Friday, May 13, 2022
Four Dal researchers have been a driving force behind Dartmouth-firm Planetary Technologies’ win of the Musk Foundation’s XPRIZE Carbon Removal award. The firm is one of 15 $1-million (USD) milestone award winners selected from a global pool of more than 1,100 teams.
Philip Moscovitch
Thursday, May 12, 2022
Dalhousie's next Open Dialogue Live event on May 26 will offer a unique look at how humanity's quest to explore and voyage beyond the Earth's atmosphere is accelerating and changing in exciting new ways — and the important role Canada has to play.
Staff with files from CBU and the Government of Nova Scotia  –  Medicine, News, Community & Culture
Thursday, May 12, 2022
A new partnership between Dalhousie Medical School and Cape Breton University (CBU) aims to create solutions to alleviate family physician shortages in rural Nova Scotia.