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August 2022

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.
Lara Millman  –  Philosophy, Arts and Social Sciences, Community & Culture
Friday, August 5, 2022
Instead of complacent acceptance of misinformed beliefs, we need institutional moves to cultivate trust between experts and the public.
Dalhousie Sports Information  –  Sports
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Fifty-three incoming, current and former Tigers will be traveling to Niagara, Ontario this month for the 2022 edition of the Canada Summer Games.
Jessica Nowlan  –  Research, Health Professions, Community & Culture
Thursday, August 4, 2022
A new program launched this summer by a collection of national research groups in collaboration with Dalhousie and other Canadian universities offered trainees in health-related professions a window in the substantial toll modern health care takes on climate change.