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May 28, 2019

Posted by Darcy MacRae on May 28, 2019

Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Tuesday, May 282019.

Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott to run as independents in fall 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: lturnbul@dal.ca and 902-494-6605.

Basketball fever has gripped Canada as Raptors prepare for game one of NBA final
Dalhousie Expert: 
Rick Plato, Head Coach, Dalhousie men’s basketball team.
Research Specialties: Student athletics, basketball. 
Contact: plator@dal.ca and 902-494-2738/902-499-3288.

Marine heatwaves causing species migrations and invasions, closures of fisheries, and death in aquaculture stocks
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Eric Oliver, Assistant Professor, Physical Oceanography, Department of Oceanography. 
Research Specialties: Oceanography, physical oceanography, climate science, climate change.
Contact: Eric.Oliver@Dal.Ca and 902-494-2505.

Extreme weather incidents becoming drivers of government policies 
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Kevin Quigley, Professor, Director, MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance.
Research Specialties: Public sector risk and crisis management, strategic management and critical infrastructure protection.
Contact: Kevin.Quigley@dal.ca and 902-494-3782.

On World Hunger Day, it’s time to acknowledge that four million Canadians experience food insecurity
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.