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April 30, 2019

Posted by Darcy MacRae on April 30, 2019

Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Is Joe Biden the Democrat’s best chance at unseating President Trump in 2020 election?
Dalhousie Expert: 
Lori Turnbull, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science.
Research Specialties: Canadian parliamentary governance, political ethics, elections, electoral systems, and public engagement.
Contact: lturnbul@dal.ca and 902-494-6605.

With the business of recycling struggling to turn a profit, some worry their cans, bottles and plastics are still ending up in landfills 
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Tony Walker, Assistant Professor, School for Resource and Environmental Studies.
Research Specialties: Biodiversity conservation, freshwater and marine systems, health and environmental justice, Industrial sustainability, urban and regional issues. 
Contact: trwalker@dal.ca and 902-494-4478.

Tim Hortons roll-up-the-rim-to-win promotion struggling to attract customers, is iconic Canadian brand in need of major revamp?
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Hamed Aghakhani, Assistant Professor, Rowe School of Business. 
Research specialties: Consumer behaviour, creativity, deception and discrepancies in advertising, cause-related marketing.
Contact: Aghakhani@dal.ca and 902-494-4590. 

Communities without quick, easy access to grocery stores may suffer health and diet consequences
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Sara Kirk, Professor, School of Health and Human Performance. 
Research Specialties: Socio-ecological approaches, population health intervention research, chronic disease prevention, obesity prevention, healthy public policy, weight bias and weight-based teasing. 
Contactsara.kirk@dal.ca and 902-494-8440.