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Thursday, April 28, 2022
This spring Dalhousie University celebrates the achievements of our students during its convocation ceremonies, taking place on our Truro and Halifax campuses from May 28 until June 2.
Media opportunity: Researchers at Dalhousie University discover new route of infection for salmonella, challenging previous understanding of the food poisoning bacteria
Thursday, April 28, 2022
Researchers from Dalhousie University and institutes in the U.K. and U.S. have discovered a new mechanism that allows common bacteria like salmonella and shigella to cause intestinal infections.
Media release: One Chance to Be a Child: Report provides first comprehensive snapshot of the well‑being of young people in Nova Scotia and offers key steps to prioritizing their rights
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
A new report by researchers at Dalhousie University is providing the first comprehensive snapshot of child and youth well-being in Nova Scotia, yielding critical insights into their security, development, and physical and mental health.
Media opportunity: Dalhousie researchers use DNA metabarcoding to develop inventory of plankton in Halifax harbour, revealing 500 unique species of phytoplankton in city's 'secret garden'
Thursday, April 21, 2022
Researchers probing the depths of Halifax's iconic harbour have used a species identification tool to create a complete inventory of the rich collection of microscopic algae that lay beneath the water's surface.
Media release: Dalhousie University congratulates Anna Gaudet on being chosen as a McCall MacBain Scholar
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Dalhousie University student Anna Gaudet (BA’22) has received exciting news. She is one of 20 Canadian scholars who have been chosen as a McCall MacBain Scholar - the country’s first comprehensive leadership-based scholarship for master’s and professional studies.
Media opportunity: Research finds release of pollutants at pulp and paper mills in Atlantic Canada exceeds suggested federal thresholds
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
New research by Dalhousie University scientists has found that the release of pollutants from pulp and paper mills in Atlantic Canada exceeded federal reporting thresholds suggested by Environment and Climate Change Canada over a 17-year period.
Media opportunity: New research suggests systemic racism could explain why minorities are exposed to more pollution throughout California
Thursday, April 7, 2022
A new study by researchers at Dalhousie University and the University of California San Diego suggests ethnic minorities experience significantly more air pollution from economic activity compared to predominantly white neighbourhoods in California.