Recent media releases
Media Opportunity: Dal researcher shows how cool peatlands really are and how they can help reduce heat stress in a warming climate
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Peatlands -- those wet, mossy bogs often characterized by a lack of trees -- are known to be one of the most valuable ecosystems on Earth for their ability to store carbon, preserve biodiversity and lessen the risk of flooding.
Monday, October 12, 2020
Nova Scotians have been challenged by the global pandemic, Canada’s largest mass murder, and the imperative need to attend to the crises of racism and colonialism. In response, Dalhousie’s Faculty of Management has brought together academic experts from across the province and paired them with thoughtful and influential community members to explore what a reimagined future for Nova Scotia could look like.
Media release: Investing in our most vulnerable ‑ The COVID‑19 Immunity Task Force funds comprehensive new SARS‑COV‑2 seroprevalence study focused on aging Canadians
Thursday, October 1, 2020
Canada's COVID-19 Immunity Task Force (CITF) announced its support for a new SARS-CoV-2 study focused on aging Canadians, a population that has been shown to be at greatest risk for severe outcomes from COVID-19 disease.
Media Release: Dalhousie researchers discover that brain fog, memory loss in lupus patients may be linked to leaky blood vessels
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
For the millions of people who suffer from lupus, a devastating complication of the disease can be the loss of certain cognitive functions, such as memory and the ability to concentrate.
Media opportunity: Dalhousie University researcher studies disaster preparedness, response, and recovery in the homeless community of Halifax, Nova Scotia
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
During the COVID-19 global pandemic, those who find themselves homeless, or in precarious housing situations, are potentially among the most vulnerable to the spread of the virus.
Dalhousie in the news
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.
Putting Dal on the Map: Launching the Chris Hadfield Space Photographs Collection
April 16, 2019, 12:00 PM
On April 11, the Dal Libraries launched the Chris Hadfield Space Photographs Collection to a packed house in the Killam Memorial Library.
Media Highlight: Dalhousie professor says Canada's G7 anti‑plastics push limited by domestic action
March 14, 2018, 12:00 PM
CTV News: Dr. Tony Walker, environment professor at Dalhousie University says Canada's push to lead the G7 into a war against plastic garbage would get a whole lot more heft if the federal government started enacting stronger policies at home.
Dalhousie Experts Daily
Dalhousie University has experts available to speak on the Tanzanian general election and the plastic bag ban in Nova Scotia.
Dalhousie University has experts available to speak on the presidential debate.
Dalhousie University has experts available to speak on same-sex civil unions and the presidential debate.
Dalhousie University has experts available to speak on the ban of single-use plastics, anxiety and depression amongst Nova Scotians, and the vice presidential debate.
Dalhousie University has experts available to speak on the vice presidential debate.