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Tuesday, April 13, 2021
On Thursday, April 8, The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage announced more than $1 million in funding to Dalhousie for a three-year project led by Dalhousie prof Afua Cooper that aims to fill a gap in African Canadian history education. The new project, called A Black People’s History of Canada, will support leading Black history scholars and organizations to create engaging new classroom-ready learning materials and digital media about the history of Black Canadians.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
At the end of a rigorous six-month scholarship application process, including two rounds of interviews, Dalhousie student Fatima Beydoun (BA’21) and graduate Caroline Merner (BA’17) have both recently received life-changing news. They are among 20 Canadians who have been chosen as inaugural McCall MacBain Scholars - the country’s first comprehensive leadership-based scholarship for master’s and professional studies.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Fish species and reef habitats separated by thousands of kilometres and millions of years of evolution appear to have striking similarities, researchers at Dalhousie University suggest in a new paper that could provide a blueprint for how fish communities can be expected to change in the future.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Better Nights, Better Days (BNBD) is an evidence-based online program to support parents of children ages 1-10 years old who experience sleeping problems including difficulties falling asleep, staying asleep, and waking too early. With funding from the Canadian Institute of Health Research COVID-19 Mental Health & Substance Use Service Needs and Delivery Operating Grant, researchers have modified the program to provide free support to more parents during the current global pandemic.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Governments around the world are developing road maps for the so-called ‘Blue Economy’ -- one that strikes a balance between being environmentally sustainable, socially equitable and economically profitable when it comes to ocean industries.
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