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Media Centre  –  News
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
The 2017 Invictus Games are being held this week in Toronto, and will see more than 550 ill, injured, and wounded service members participate in 12 adaptive sports. These games use the power of sport to inspire, support, and rehabilitate, and two researchers at Dalhousie are hoping to learn more about the scale of its impact.
Media Centre  –  Science
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Better Nights, Better Days is an online step-by-step program for parents of children with insomnia. It includes built-in tools and supports designed by our sleep experts and backed by science. The program, led by Dalhousie researcher Dr. Penny Corkum is designed to empower parents to help their children to sleep better.
Media Centre  –  News, Research
Thursday, July 27, 2017
According to the World Health Organization, suicide claims one life every 45 seconds. Given the wide-reaching personal and societal costs of suicide, identifying the contributing factors is critical.
Media Centre  –  Health
Thursday, July 6, 2017
In order to learn more about the future of work for young people, Dalhousie researcher Lynn Shaw, an Assistant Dean in the University’s Faculty of Health, has studied how we talk about work in songs.
Monday, May 8, 2017
In a paper recently published in Nature Human Behaviour, Dalhousie University’s Françoise Baylis, Canada Research Chair in Bioethics and Philosophy, discusses the ethical concerns behind germline genetic modification.
Media Centre  –  News
Monday, April 10, 2017
Researchers from Dalhousie University and Uppsala University in Sweden have collaborated on a new study identifying genetic differences between spring and fall spawning herring in the Northwest Atlantic.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Dalhousie University’s Howard Ramos, a professor of sociology, and Yoko Yoshida, an associate professor of sociology, are studying the demographic trends of Canadian immigration, focusing on non-economic and non-traditional pathways of migration.
Media Centre  –  News
Monday, March 6, 2017
Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan, Interim Director, School of Health & Human Performance and Director of the Gender and Health Promotion Studies Unit can speak to increased access to and uptake of HIV testing, and important health issue for women worldwide.
Media Centre  –  News
Thursday, February 9, 2017
A Dalhousie research team’s 3-year study of 179 romantic couples suggests that if one partner binge drinks, their behaviour contributes to binge drinking in their romantic partner.
Media Centre  –  News
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Dr. Brendan Haley, a researcher with Dalhousie's School for Resource and Environmental Studies, is spending the next two years examining Nova Scotia’s energy policy.
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