Recent media releases

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
New guidelines to help manage adult obesity are being released today (Aug. 4) and will include a chapter authored by a Dalhousie researcher that for the first time addresses weight bias and stigma.
Thursday, September 5, 2019
The Dalhousie University community will gather at an evening reception in recognition of the conclusion of the Lord Dalhousie Scholarly Panel on Slavery and Race and to acknowledge the extensive contributions of its nine-member panel and contributors.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Dalhousie University’s Board of Governors announced today that Dr. Deep Saini has been appointed as the university’s 12th President and Vice-Chancellor.
Monday, May 13, 2019
Media are invited to see the newly unveiled ceremonial New Dawn Staff of Place and Belonging that has replaced its ceremonial convocation mace used since 1950.
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Dalhousie University’s Board of Governors is pleased to announce it has elected Candace Thomas to be its new board chair, effective July 1, 2019.
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Dalhousie Experts Daily

Dalhousie University has an expert available to speak on Premier Stephen McNeil stepping down from public office.
Dalhousie University has experts available to speak on the federal deficit, culturally specific COVID-19 response strategy, and racism and health.
We have put together a list subject matter expertise at Dalhousie who can speak to topics relating to matters of racism and social justice.
With today being World Oceans Day, we have put together a list of Dalhousie faculty who can speak on a number of important topics related to the health and wellness of marine life, oceanic ecosystems and marine conservation, as well as some of the key issues facing our oceans and ocean research.
Dalhousie University has compiled a list of experts who are able to speak on the many impacts of Covid-19. We will continue to add to this list in the coming days and weeks.
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