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Dec. 4, 2018

Posted by Darcy MacRae on December 4, 2018

Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018

Addressing homelessness as winter sets in
Dalhousie Expert
: Jeff Karabanow, Professor, School of Social Work
Research Specialties: Homelessness and poverty, housing, international social work, homelessness and trauma, street youth, and street culture. 
Contact: jeff.karabanow@dal.ca and 902-494-1193. 

Nova Scotia implementing Voluntary Exclusion from Casinos
Dalhousie Expert:
Dr. Igor Yakovenko, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry.
Research Specialties: Change determinants across additive behaviours, transdiagnostic addiction and comorbidity, cannabis use and disordered gambling, online substance use interventions. 
Contact: Igor.Yakovenko@dal.ca and 902-494-1074.

An Ontario police force ‘naming and shaming’ impaired drivers: will it deter drinking and driving?
Dalhousie Expert: 
Jennifer Llewellyn, Professor of Law; Yogis and Keddy Chair in Human Rights Law, Schulich School of Law. 
Research Specialties: Restorative justice, human rights, international criminal law, constitutional law, international human rights law.
Contact: jennifer.llewellyn@dal.ca and 902-494-1013.

Province releases its response to the Lahey review on forestry practices
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Karen Beazley, Professor, School for Resource and Environmental Studies.
Research Specialties: Biodiversity, ecosystems, protected area system planning, conservation biology, and landscape ecology.
Contact: karen.beazley@dal.ca and 902-494-1383.

Average Canadian family facing increase of $400 for groceries in 2019
Dalhousie Expert: 
Sylvain Charlebois, Professor, Rowe School of Business. 
Research Specialties: Food distribution, food policy, food safety, food security, traceability. 
Contact: sylvain.charlebois@dal.ca and 902-494-7822.