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Media opportunity: Unique, multi‑year Dalhousie study reveals how climate and weather fluctuations affect the health of the marine food web
Monday, April 26, 2021
Scientists studying the same body of water every week for four years in Nova Scotia have discovered how changes in weather and climate can affect a key microbiological process linked to algae blooms and the health of coastal ecosystems.
Media opportunity: Dalhousie researcher successfully deploys autonomous lander to the deepest part of the global ocean and records sound in one of the most extreme environments on Earth
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
A Dalhousie researcher has successfully deployed and recovered an autonomous lander from the area, located in the southern tip of the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific.
Media Opportunity: Dr. Afua Cooper available to discuss Dalhousie University’s three‑year project to fill gap in African Canadian history education
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
On Thursday, April 8, The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage announced more than $1 million in funding to Dalhousie for a three-year project led by Dalhousie prof Afua Cooper that aims to fill a gap in African Canadian history education. The new project, called A Black People’s History of Canada, will support leading Black history scholars and organizations to create engaging new classroom-ready learning materials and digital media about the history of Black Canadians.
Dalhousie University congratulates Fatima Beydoun and Caroline Merner on being announced as inaugural McCall MacBain Scholars
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
At the end of a rigorous six-month scholarship application process, including two rounds of interviews, Dalhousie student Fatima Beydoun (BA’21) and graduate Caroline Merner (BA’17) have both recently received life-changing news. They are among 20 Canadians who have been chosen as inaugural McCall MacBain Scholars - the country’s first comprehensive leadership-based scholarship for master’s and professional studies.