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May 27, 2019

Posted by Darcy MacRae on May 27, 2019

Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Monday, May 272019.

Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott to announce their political intentions today
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.

Research indicates marine protected areas do benefit highly migratory marine species
Dalhousie Expert: 
Kristina Boerder, Researcher, Worm Lab, Department of Biology. 
Research Specialties: Interactions between large marine protected areas and global fisheries.
Contactkristina.boerder@dal.ca and 902-494-2478.

Nation-wide excitement over Toronto Raptors’ success could benefit the game across Canada
Dalhousie Expert: 
Anna Stammberger, Head Coach, Dalhousie women’s basketball team.
Research Specialties: Student athletics, basketball. 
Contact: anna.stammberger@dal.ca and 902-222-8810.

Mainland moose face bleak future, and their fate could be tied to future of other forest animals
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Karen Beazley, Professor, School for Resource and Environmental Studies.
Research Specialties: Biodiversity, ecosystems, Indigenous perspectives, protected area system planning, conservation biology, landscape ecology, environmental ethics, biodiversity conservation.
Contactkaren.beazley@dal.ca and 902-494-1383.

Examining the financial cost of idling in a drive-thru
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Larry Hughes, Professor and Founding Fellow, MacEachen Institute.
Research Specialties: Energy systems analysis, energy security, low-carbon economy.
Contact: Larry.Hughes@Dal.ca and 902-494-3950.

Food delivery apps are changing the Canadian restaurant landscape
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.