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May 8, 2019
Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Wednesday, May 8, 2019.
Plant-based protein the hottest trend in food industry, as more people decide to go meat-free
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, Professor, Food Distribution and Policy, Faculties of Management and Agriculture.
Research Specialties: Food distribution, food policy, food safety, food security, traceability.
Contact: email@example.com and 902-222-4142.
Is it fair to equate Netflix’s '13 Reasons Why' with increase in youth suicide rates?
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Simon Sherry, Professor and Director of Clinical Training, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry.
Research Specialties: Clinical psychology, depression, anxiety, personality, perfectionism, psychopathology, suicide, eating disorders, alcohol problems.
Contact: Simon.Sherry@dal.ca and 902-494-7719/ 902-789-9419.
Comparing Nova Scotia’s housing market to the rest of Canada
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Jill Grant, Professor Emeritus, School of Planning.
Research Specialties: How cities work, planning Canadian suburbs, neighbourhood change in Halifax.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org and 902-463-0687.
When it comes to screen time, how much is too much for children?
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Michael Ungar, Canada Research Chair in Child, Family and Community Resilience; Professor, School of Social Work.
Research Specialties: Child and adolescent mental health, family therapy, ecological social work, program evaluation, cross-cultural diversity research, delinquency, child development, social constructionism.
Contact: email@example.com and 902-229-0434.
Cuba cancels annual gay rights parade, leaving many worried about future of diverse and progressive initiatives
Dalhousie Experts: Dr. Emily Kirk, SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of International Development Studies; and Dr. John Kirk, Professor, Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies.
Research Specialties: Cuban cultural revolution, Latin American dictators, Latin American development studies, gender/sexual diversity, global health practices, south-south cooperation.
Contact:Emily.Kirk@dal.ca and 902-494-2221; or firstname.lastname@example.org and 902-494-2544.
Breach of trust charge against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman dropped, potentially saving Federal Government from another scandal five months before general 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: email@example.com and 902-494-6605.