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May 10, 2019

Posted by Darcy MacRae on May 10, 2019

Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Friday, May 10, 2019

Dalhousie-led UpLift receives federal funding to support physical activity, healthy eating, and wellbeing for students across Nova Scotia
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 902-580-5432.

United States escalates trade war with China, hiking tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese exports
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Robert Huish, Associate Professor, Undergraduate Advisor, Department of International Development Studies.
Research Specialties: Global health, North Korea, Cuban development, activism and social justice.
Contact: huish@dal.ca and 902-494-2979.

Former Federal Cabinet Ministers MacKay, Kenney and O'Toole provided information that led to dismissal of charges against Vice-Admiral Norman
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 cannabis now legal, why are so many Canadians still buying from their dealers?
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.