, Dr. Alexa Yakubovich, an assistant professor in Dalhousie University’s Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, for the first time reviewed international studies on how the provision of housing affects the physical, psychosocial and economic well-being of women experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV).
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the mental health of older people, with those who are lonely faring far worse, according to a new study by a team of Canadian researchers including Dr. Susan Kirkland from Dalhousie University.
Researchers have detected fluorine -- an element found in our bones and teeth as fluoride -- in a galaxy so far away that its light has taken over 12 billion years to reach us, a discovery that is yielding important insights into how the material is forged in the universe.
Researchers at Dalhousie and York universities investigated factors that predict two types of responses to the pandemic and recently published their findings in the journal, Personality and Individual Differences.
A new report by an international team of scientists suggests that marine ecosystems around the globe will suffer greater impacts than previously thought due to the effects of climate change, although strong mitigation measures could help limit these predicted declines.
Media opportunity: A small pond in a distant part of the Canadian Arctic has yielded important insight into the lives of an early Inuit society, along with information on the lasting effects the inhabitants had on the environment more than a century after they were decimated by disease.
Four Dalhousie students who worked remotely together throughout the pandemic have won a national award for a device that can shelter people in wheelchairs from wet weather as they get out of their car.