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September 20, 2019

Posted by Communications and Marketing on September 20, 2019

Below you will find suggested Dalhousie University experts who can speak to current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Friday September 20, 2019.

The connection between data, climate and freedom
As a society, we are becoming more reliant on digitization in our personal and professional lives. It is common to accept the idea that digitization has only positive impacts on our lives; what is often forgotten about is how creating an overly digitized world impacts our climate and freedom. Dr. Paul Ralph is available to comment on the impact of artificial intelligence and digitization on our environment, climate and freedom.

Expert: Dr. Paul Ralph, Associate Professor, Faculty of Computer Science
Research Interests: Software engineering, human-centered design, game design, project management and research methods
Contact: paulralph@dal.ca

Election 2019 – Can the Liberal party move forwad
In the wake of events unfolding over the past few days, many people are wondering how the Liberal campaign and elections results will be impacted. Dalhousie has experts who can provide perspective on what the Liberal party will need to do going forward. They can also provide comment on key election issues, the importance of the youth vote, breaking down debates and campaign tactics.

Dalhousie Experts: Dr. Lori Turnbull, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science; and Dr. Howard Ramos, Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology.
Research Specialties: Canadian parliamentary governance, political ethics, elections, electoral systems, public engagement, social change and social movements.
Contact: lturnbul@dal.ca or 902-494-6605; and howard.ramos@dal.ca or 902-402-9893.