Recent media releases
Media Opportunity: Dr. Afua Cooper available to discuss Dalhousie University’s three‑year project to fill gap in African Canadian history education
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.
Dalhousie University congratulates Fatima Beydoun and Caroline Merner on being announced as inaugural McCall MacBain Scholars
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.
Media opportunity: Dal study suggests similarities in reef habitats could help predict how future climate warming will affect fish communities thousands of kilometres apart
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.
Media Opportunity: Dalhousie University researcher launches study to support parents of children experiencing sleep issues during the pandemic
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.
Media Opportunity: To achieve equitable and sustainable oceans in the ‘Blue Economy,’ policymakers must put social equity and governance before resources
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.
Dalhousie in the news
New MRI Simulator at IWK
February 23, 2021, 12:00 PM
Dalhousie Engineering students build MRI simulator to ease children's fears
In virtual classrooms, Canadian students keep getting deadnamed
December 2, 2020, 12:00 PM
Dalhousie gets a shoutout for its Gender Affirmation Policy
DalMed researcher pushes towards anti‑racism classes for man arrested during protest
July 20, 2020, 12:00 PM
Media highlight from the Saint John Telegraph Journal.
Dalhousie Experts Daily
Dalhousie University has an expert available to speak on the significance of Kim Potter being charged with 2nd degree manslaughter in the killing of Daunte Wright.
Dalhousie University has an expert available to speak on Raul Castro’s retirement and the fate of the communist party.
Dalhousie University has experts available to speak on the Liberal convention and data scraping versus hacking.
Dalhousie University has an expert available to speak on the Supreme Court of Canada’s carbon tax ruling.
Dalhousie University has experts available to speak on reopening the Atlantic bubble and World Sleep Day.