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January 4, 2019

Posted by Darcy MacRae on January 4, 2019

Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Friday, January 4, 2019

Financial inequality on the rise
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Lars Osberg, Professor, Department of Economics.
Research Specialties: Labour economics, income and wealth distribution. 
Contact: lars.osberg@dal.ca and 902-579-9486.

New year brings new resolutions for diet, lifestyle and healthy living 
Dalhousie Expert
: Dr. Leah Cahill, Howard Webster Department of Medicine Research Chair, Assistant professor, Faculty of Medicine. 
Research Specialties: Nutrition, dietetics, dietary and genetic origins of cardiovascular disease, nutritional sciences, gene-environment interactions, eating habits including the timing and frequency of eating. 
Contact: leah.cahill@dal.ca.

Enforcement powers of Ontario SPCA struck down – could Nova Scotia see same result?
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Wayne MacKay,Professor Emeritus of Law, Schulich School of Law. 
Research Specialties: Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Constitutional law-comparative, cyberbullying, education law, human rights, humanitarian law, public policy analysis, public law.
Contact: wayne.mackay@dal.ca and 902-483-7810.

Protection of prisoner’s rights under scrutiny 
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Adelina Iftene, Assistant Professor of Law, Schulich School of Law, Health Law Institute. 
Research specialties: Prison law and prisoners’ rights, criminal law and criminal justice, sentencing, evidence, charter rights. 
Contact: aiftene@dal.ca