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Media opportunity: Dalhousie University team becomes first Canadian squad to win 2021 world championship in largest AI soccer competition
A team of researchers from the Institute for Big Data Analytics at Dalhousie University took the top spot at the RoboCup 2021 world championship, becoming the first Canadian squad to win gold at the largest international AI soccer simulation competition.
Media opportunity: Dalhousie University study reveals centenarians have robust response to SARS‑CoV‑2 infection despite age, frailty
A new study by researchers at Dalhousie University has shown that centenarians and people over 90 can generate a robust antibody response to SARS-CoV-2 infection, providing important insights into the immune response of a group that has been so negatively affected by COVID-19 but not widely studied.
Students at Dalhousie University receive Canada’s largest Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) scholarship
Six students have been named Dalhousie University recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarship.
Media opportunity: Involuntary celibates suggest social media apps fuel the growth of their community: Dalhousie University study
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
In a new study by Dalhousie University researchers, incels suggest social media apps, like the dating site Tinder and Instagram, are fuelling a rise in the number of people who label themselves as incels.
Media opportunity: Scientists make treasure trove of fish nutritional data publicly available in bid to help tackle global malnutrition
Monday, June 21, 2021
Scientists from around the world are making a vital trove of data about the nutritional value of fish freely available to the public -- a measure that fills a knowledge gap and will bolster efforts to tackle malnutrition around the world.
Media release: National project involving Dalhousie University’s Healthy Populations Institute aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions linked to health care, create low‑carbon ‘green’ health system
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Researchers at Dalhousie University are collaborating with colleagues across the country to find ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and environmental degradation linked to the health-care system while raising awareness about sustainability through a nationally co-ordinated network that received $6 million in federal funding.
Media opportunity: Dalhousie University pilot study shows that mixing AstraZeneca and Pfizer COVID‑19 vaccinations highly effective in generating protective antibodies
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
A pilot study at Dalhousie University has shown that mixing two different COVID-19 vaccines can be highly effective in generating the neutralizing antibodies necessary to fight the communicable disease and boost immunity.
Media opportunity: Temporary Foreign Workers in P.E.I. cite inadequate housing, overcrowding during the COVID‑19 pandemic: Dalhousie research study
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Researchers at Dalhousie University published a report that documents Temporary Foreign Workers’ claims of extreme overcrowding, workplace safety violations and long workdays with no overtime pay.