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Tuesday, November 29, 2022
A new study in the journal Environment International reveals differences in environmental quality across cities and neighbourhoods that will advance our understanding of urban environmental injustice and health inequities in Canada.
Monday, November 28, 2022
This Giving Tuesday, November 29, local businesses are joining Dalhousie, J & W Murphy Foundation and post-secondary institutions across Nova Scotia to support the Food Security Project, which helps give students access to the nutritious food they need to thrive.
Media opportunity: Dalhousie University researchers discover existing drug can disrupt coronavirus replication, offering promise of potential antiviral
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Virologists have found that an existing drug -- normally used in cancer therapies and the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome -- can inhibit the replication of human coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2.
Media opportunity: Researchers discover new marine conveyor belt that moves carbon‑rich particles to the deep sea, absorbing as much atmospheric CO2 as Iceland’s yearly emissions
Monday, November 21, 2022
A team of researchers has discovered a new marine conveyor belt that moves more than 2,000 metric tons of carbon into the Arctic deep sea every day -- the equivalent atmospheric CO2 as Iceland’s yearly emissions.
Media release: Survey by Dalhousie University researchers finds almost 40 per cent of Canadians unaware of sepsis, suggesting public awareness campaign needed on the life‑threatening illness
Monday, November 7, 2022
A new study, in which 3,200 adults were surveyed online, found that 61 per cent of respondents had heard of sepsis, but general knowledge of the symptoms, risk factors and prevention measures was low at roughly 32 per cent overall.
Media opportunity: Dalhousie University researchers helping to contain lethal Rift Valley Fever outbreak by vaccinating cattle in Rwanda, while setting up early warning system for economically devastating virus
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Researchers from Dalhousie University are working on the front lines of a worsening outbreak of Rift Valley Fever in Rwanda, where they hope to develop a more effective vaccine and better understand the mosquito-borne virus that can be lethal to livestock and people.
Dalhousie University recognizes artist, community builder and curator of African Nova Scotian stories David Woods with an honorary degree
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Convocation is one of the most celebratory times of year for Dalhousie University. Twice a year, the university community comes together to celebrate a huge milestone in the academic journey of its students.