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May 9, 2019

Posted by Darcy MacRae on May 9, 2019

Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Thursday, May 9, 2019

Final arguments in Dennis Oland murder trial to be heard today
Dalhousie Expert: 
Wayne MacKay, Professor Emeritus of Law, Yogis and Keddy Chair in Human Rights Law. 
Research Specialties: Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, cyberbullying, education law, human rights, humanitarian law, public policy analysis, public law and public interest.
Contact: Wayne.Mackay@dal.ca and 902-483-7810.

Cannabis edibles will hit the market this fall, but will anyone notice?
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: sylvain.charlebois@dal.ca and 902-222-4142.

Soil health vital for conservation and sustainability 
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. David Burton, Professor, Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences. 
Research Specialties: Soil environment, production and consumption of greenhouse gases in natural and agricultural landscapes, sustainable manure management practices, soil quality.
Contact: dburton@dal.ca and 902-893-6250. 

Experts welcome tree-thinning at Halifax’s Point Pleasant Park
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Peter Duinker, Professor, School for Resource and Environmental Studies. 
Research Specialties: Forest biodiversity, public engagement, environmental assessment, resource management, climate change, urban forests.
Contact: peter.duinker@dal.ca and 902-494-7100.

Examining the political fall-out after charges against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman dropped
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.