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May 23, 2019

Posted by Darcy MacRae on May 23, 2019

Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Thursday, May 232019.

Atlantic whitefish thriving in Dalhousie’s Aquatron, fueling optimism for researchers 
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Paul Bentzen, Professor, Department of Biology.
Research Specialties: Population genetics, evolutionary genetics, molecular ecology, conservation biology, fisheries, fish.
Contact: paul.bentzen@dal.ca and 902-494-1105.

Ipsos poll on racism raises concerns across Canada
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Afua Cooper, Associate Professor; James Robinson Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology.
Research Specialties: Social justice and inequality, African diaspora, critical race theory, decolonizing studies and methodologies, gender, slavery, abolition and freedom, Black Canada. 
Contact: afua.cooper@dal.ca and 902-494-3012.

Excitement around Memorial Cup could entice even more kids to join local hockey associations  
Dalhousie Expert: 
Shannon MacAulay, Assistant Coach, Dalhousie Women’s Hockey Team. 
Research Specialties: Collegiate athletics, women’s hockey, international hockey. 
Contact: sh329019@dal.ca and 902-978-1274.

American study finds thousands of cancer diagnoses tied to poor diets
Dalhousie Experts: 
Dr. Sara Kirk, Professor, School of Health and Human Performance; and Dr. Catherine Mah, Canada Research Chair in Promoting Healthy Populations, Associate Professor, Faculty of Health.
Research Specialties: Population health intervention, food and nutrition, chronic disease prevention, obesity prevention.
Contact: sara.kirk@dal.ca and 902-494-8440; or catherine.mah@dal.ca and 902-494-1110.