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Wilf Swartz  –  News, Science, Marine Biology
Friday, July 29, 2022
There is a need for nuanced discussions around the role of fisheries subsidies — even those that may be nominally harmful — to avoid further inequity and marginalization of small-scale fishers, writes Dal researcher Wilf Swartz.
Andrew Riley  –  Research, Student Life
Thursday, July 28, 2022
Learn more about the Falling Walls Lab pitch competition and how Dal students and early-career researchers can pitch their ideas to solve pressing global challenges on the international stage.
Jane Gaffney  –  Medicine, News, Family Medicine, Community & Culture
Thursday, July 28, 2022
This month the Wije'winen Health Centre opened its doors to the urban Indigenous community in Halifax, providing future opportunities for medical learners interested in Indigenous health.
Mandy King  –  Arts and Social Sciences, Sociology and Social Anthropology, Community & Culture
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Past/Future: African Canadian History, Arts and Culture in STEM Education in Canada is the first symposium of its kind in Canada — an important step as part of a broader project to help bring Black people's history and experiences into the grade school classroom.
Andrea Hart  –  Computer Science, Community & Culture
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Rina Wehbe, a computer scientist with academic roots in psychology, created Above Water to help shatter the stigma around mental health disorders and encourage people to set actionable strategies to achieve personal goals.
Matt Reeder  –  Facilities Management, News, Community & Culture
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
The alternative energy efficiency of Dal's revamped biomass plant on the Truro campus has performed well above expectations — and has now received a major honour from the International District Energy Association (IDEA).
Kelly Taylor  –  Community & Culture, Human Resources
Monday, July 25, 2022
This year, the Faculty of Management and the Registrar’s Office share the honours for creating a healhy workplace for their employees, with an impressive array of wellness activities that support their teams through personal and professional development opportunities.
Megan Aston, Phillip Joy, and Andrew Thomas  –  Health Professions, Community & Culture, Nursing
Friday, July 22, 2022
Accessing compassionate health care is often difficult for Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and other sexual identities, such as pansexual or asexual individuals (2SLGBTQ+).
Alison Auld  –  Oceans, Science, Marine Biology
Thursday, July 21, 2022
Dal Marine Affairs researcher Hannah Harrison co-hosts Fishing Forward, a podcast that centres on stories told by commercial fishery workers themselves.
Cody Turner, photos  –  Community & Culture
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Scenes from the Halifax Pride Parade: Members of the Dalhousie community joined more than 100 other groups to show their support for the 2SLGBTQIA+ community last weekend at the first parade since 2019.