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August 2022

Staff  –  Biology, Marine Biology, Oceans, Research, Oceans, Science, News
Friday, August 19, 2022
The Ocean Tracking Network, headquartered at Dalhousie, has been awarded a grant of $38.5 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s Major Science Initiatives Fund to continue its vital work in global aquatic research.
Stephen Abbott  –  Research, Engineering, Civil and Resource Engineering
Thursday, August 18, 2022
New research from Dal postdoc Sussanne Benz illuminates the potential for shallow subsurface heat recycling to serve as a viable alternative to entirely heating spaces with fossil fuels like oil.
Jamie Snook  –  Research, Science
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
International proposals to ban the trade of polar bear parts undercut Inuit rights, knowledge and decision-making, writes Marine Affairs Program Adjunct Professor Jamie Snook.
Alison Auld  –  Psychology, Science
Monday, August 15, 2022
Researchers at Dal have discovered that balsam fir needles can kill blacklegged ticks during the winter, preventing them from surviving until spring — offering hope that this natural resource could be used to battle the disease-carrying bugs whose population has surged in recent years.
Stefanie Wilson  –  News
Monday, August 15, 2022
ShanghaiRanking Consultancy’s annual ranking places Dal in the top 301-400 globally and 13-17 nationally.
Staff  –  Medicine, Architecture and Planning, News
Friday, August 12, 2022
Five Dalhousie faculty members were among more than 60 Nova Scotians awarded Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal last week in recognition of significant service to the province, particularly during the pandemic.
Mark Campbell  –  Alumni, Medicine
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Dr. Saud Alshanafey trained in general and paediatric surgery at Dal, a comprehensive learning experience he says proved invaluable when he began developing a fetal diagnostic and therapy program for the King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Dalhousie Sports Information  –  Sports
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
This week, Tigers women’s soccer head coach Cindy Tye leads Canada’s U20 women’s national team to the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Costa Rica. The international tournament kicks off tonight with the Canucks facing Korea Republic.
Mary-Eleanor Power  –  Continuing Education, Community & Culture
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Students from Colombia's Universidad del Atlántico visited Halifax in July for a Language Educators' program hosted by Dalhousie, creating memories of new friendships, new cultural experiences and new learning challenges — big and small.
Brody Stuart-Verner  –  Medicine, Health Professions
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
In a recent video service, members of the Dal community paid tribute to those individuals who have donated their bodies to science through the program, enabling world-class learning for the next generation of health and medical students.