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May 31, 2019

Posted by Darcy MacRae on May 31, 2019

Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Friday, May 312019.

International garbage dispute continues, as Philippines ships 69 containers back to Canada
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.

Ultra-processed foods linked to early death and poor health
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.

Will success on new NAFTA deal help Trudeau’s poll numbers in Canada?
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.

Raptors-mania grips Canada as team takes 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.