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April 2024

Photos by Cody Turner  –  Alumni, News
Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Dalhousie visited the National Arts Centre in Canada's capital, made a splash at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada in Toronto, and saddled up in Truro earlier this month to spread the word about its $750-million campaign for transformational change.
Genevieve MacIntyre and Stephen Oshilaja  –  History, Arts and Social Sciences
Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Judith Meyrick has earned a spot as one of the 25 finalists in the 2024 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s Storytellers Challenge for A Dubious Honour, her write-up about locating archival files about the expropriation of land from Mi'kmaw people at a settlement in Cape Breton.
Lara Cornejo and Elson Ian Nyl Ebreo Galang  –  Science, Resource and Environmental Studies
Monday, April 29, 2024
With the recent scrapping of Nova Scotia’s Coastal Protection Act, the future of Canada’s iconic Bay of Fundy now rests in the hands of private interests, with potentially significant consequences.
AnnMarie MacKinnon  –  Convocation, News, Community & Culture
Thursday, April 25, 2024
Meet the six exceptional individuals who will be receiving honorary degrees at Spring Convocation 2024, which takes place May 21 to 31.
Staff  –  Libraries, Information Technology Services, Food Services, Senior Administration
Thursday, April 25, 2024
A new program provides tools, resources, and connections that will help link Dalhousie with diverse-owned businesses who can provide products and services through the university’s purchasing processes.
Andrew Riley  –  Research, Architecture and Planning, Planning, News, Engineering, Community & Culture
Wednesday, April 24, 2024
A new $4.3 million NSERC Alliance-Mitacs Accelerate Grant will support a partnership between the Atlantic First Nations Water Authority and Dalhousie to help the organization in its mission to deliver world-class drinking water and treatment guided by Indigenous knowledge and values.
Alison Auld  –  Research, Management, Resource and Environmental Studies
Wednesday, April 24, 2024
The research team behind the international analysis, including Dal's Dr. Tony Walker, found a clear link between the world's top producers of branded plastic and plastic waste and determined that companies producing single-use consumer goods disproportionately contributed to the problem.
Ben Collison  –  Research, Science, Resource and Environmental Studies
Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Fining companies that flout environmental regulations is an effective strategy, if the penalties are severe enough.
Mia Samardzic  –  Biology, Science, Graduate Studies
Monday, April 22, 2024
Biology PhD student Sam Walmsley travelled to Zurich, Switzerland last year after receiving the inaugural Killam International Research Award, an opportunity that enabled him to apply new methods to expand the scope of his study of northern bottlenose whales in a wider evolutionary context.
Theresa Anne Salah  –  Research, Engineering, Community & Culture
Friday, April 19, 2024
A team of Dal chemical engineering students worked with 2 Crows Brewing to explore ways to store some of the carbon dioxide produced during the brewing process.