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Media opportunity: Dalhousie University researchers find alternative to tape used in commercial batteries that prolongs battery life and decreases self‑discharge by up to 70 per cent
Thursday, September 21, 2023
Researchers at Dalhousie University have identified an alternative to the tape used in commercial lithium-ion batteries that almost entirely prevents the power sources in laptops and other devices from losing their charge when sitting idle.
Media Release: Dalhousie University and Halifax Regional Municipality launch joint task force on response planning for unsanctioned street gatherings
Thursday, September 14, 2023
Dalhousie University and the Halifax Regional Municipality announce the launch of a joint task force to address the issue of unsanctioned street gatherings in Halifax’s south end. The task force will help to improve planning, coordination, communications and safety response to these events.
Media opportunity: Dalhousie University professor selected to join inaugural team tasked with boosting equity in STEM in the Atlantic region
Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Dr. Kevin Hewitt, a professor in Dalhousie University’s Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, has been selected as one of three inaugural chairs that will work to increase the participation and retention of women and underrepresented groups in science and engineering.
Media opportunity: How do whales and dolphins make decisions? Do they follow a leader or decide as a group? Dalhousie University researcher looks into it and finds unexpected results
Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Researchers at Dalhousie University examined the scientific literature on how both terrestrial and aquatic mammals make decisions and came up with some surprising findings.
Media opportunity: Canada has more family physicians per person than ever before, but increasingly complex patient care is making it harder to access primary care: Dalhousie University study
Monday, September 11, 2023
Researchers looking at health system data found that may be because primary care patients are being treated for more chronic conditions and receive more care that requires co-ordination by family physicians.
Media opportunity: Atmospheric scientists discover sea salt particles in blowing snow play a significant role in creating clouds linked to increased warming in the Arctic
Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Scientists studying Arctic warming have found that tiny sea salt aerosols from blowing snow play a key role in forming clouds that trap terrestrial radiation and send energy back to the Earth's surface, contributing significantly to warming in the region.