« Back to 2021
Media opportunity: Dal researchers examine how gender, personality traits may affect emotional and behavioral responses to COVID‑19
Thursday, October 28, 2021
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.
Media release: Better climate models predict worse outcomes for marine ecosystems in our warming oceans
Thursday, October 21, 2021
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: Dalhousie researchers explore the ‘virtual village’ and how videoconferencing could help reduce feelings of isolation for new moms
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
The switch to online interaction for new moms raised an important question: can a virtual village be equally beneficial to new mothers and their children?
Remote pond yields insight into the eating habits, climate change adaptations and environmental legacy of a lost Inuit population: Dalhousie researcher
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
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.
Media release: New study finds cannabis labelling is misleading and doesn’t accurately reflect a plant’s chemical composition
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Cannabis labelling is often misleading and would benefit from a more scientific approach when it comes to marketing the product, according to new research by Dalhousie University, Wageningen University & Research and Bedrocan International, a medicinal cannabis company based in the Netherlands.
Media opportunity: Dalhousie students recognized for developing innovative, cost‑effective device that shelters people in wheelchairs from wet weather
Thursday, October 14, 2021
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.
Media opportunity: Sea‑level rise causing permafrost along Arctic coastlines to thaw and retreat, threatening northern ecosystems: Dalhousie research
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
In a new study, researchers at Dalhousie University developed a mathematical model to evaluate the impacts of sea-level rise and associated saltwater intrusion on coastal permafrost.
Study reveals the challenges of being homeless during the COVID‑19 pandemic and recommends ways to help address isolation, mental health struggles and improved access to affordable housing
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Media opportunity: A new paper by researchers at Dalhousie University explored the challenge of being homeless during the pandemic by speaking directly to people experiencing homelessness and those who worked to help them in two Nova Scotia communities.