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April 2023

Andrew Riley  –  Oceans, Science, Marine Biology, Oceanography, News
Friday, April 28, 2023
Powered by the largest research grant in Dal’s history, provided through the Government of Canada’s CFREF grant program, Dalhousie and its partners are set to launch Transforming Climate Action — the most intensive investigation ever into the ocean’s role in mitigating climate change.
Simon Sherry  –  Psychology, Science
Friday, April 28, 2023
Some psychologists suggest a cultural emphasis on safety is contributing to rising anxiety and depression among teens, writes Simon Sherry.
Genevieve MacIntyre  –  Student Life, Arts and Social Sciences, Community & Culture
Thursday, April 27, 2023
A group of Dal students who came together as part of a course to examine ways to help fellow students struggling with housing and food insecurity have created the Dalhousie Mutual Aid Society to ensure continued impact.
Allison Barss  –  Alumni
Thursday, April 27, 2023
This year’s Open Dialogue Live series zeroed in on Dal’s research strengths — from food security and clean energy, to ocean research, health outcomes and innovation and entrepreneurship — answering the question, ‘How can we use these strengths to help solve today’s greatest challenges?’
Jeff Lawton  –  Student Life, Community & Culture
Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Members of the Dal community honoured Dal's long-time Black Student Advisor Oluronke Taiwo, who retires this month, at a recent luncheon for Black graduates.
Staff  –  Convocation, News, Community & Culture
Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Dal's newest class of graduates will be joined by two special individuals receiving honorary degrees this spring: Brad Barton, an African Nova Scotian educator and activist, and Dr. Edward Cain, a leader in emergency medicine.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Agriculture, Research
Monday, April 24, 2023
Dr. Weixi Shu, a recipient of the prestigious McCain’s Postdoctoral Fellowship, is leveraging new technologies to develop a fast, reliable, and economical technique to measure a wide range of soil properties.
Matt Reeder  –  News, Community & Culture
Friday, April 21, 2023
Dalhousie officially opened the doors on its new Indigenous engagement office in Millbrook First Nation this week, the first time it has taken such a step to connect directly with prospective and current Indigenous students in their own community.
Noah Miko  –  Health Professions, Health and Human Performance, Community & Culture
Friday, April 21, 2023
Adapted sport is growing in Nova Scotia, and Dalhousie’s School of Health and Human Performance students are giving back and getting first-hand experience in parasport through their coursework with Dr. Sarah Moore.
Alison Auld  –  Research, Earth Sciences, Science, News
Friday, April 21, 2023
A Dal researcher is part of a team that discovered a naturally occurring slime beneath the Arctic ice cap is full of microplastics, suggesting the tiny bits of plastic are seeping into the marine food web.