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Dal's Dr. Joanne Langley to co‑lead Canada's COVID‑19 Vaccine Task Force

Dal's Dr. Joanne Langley to co‑lead Canada's COVID‑19 Vaccine Task Force

Dr. Joanne Langley, professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Community Health and Epidemiology, has been named co-lead of the Government of Canada's COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force, helping advise the government on supporting vaccine research and ensuring Canadian leadership in vaccine development and access to safe and effective products.  Read more.

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Nicole Maunsell
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
The program, launched by the Faculty of Management, will provide financial aid, paid work experience and personalized academic and career mentoring to Black and Indigenous students, with a preference for African Nova Scotian and Mi’kmaq students and additional priority given to first-generation university students from low-income backgrounds.
Matt Reeder
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Limited numbers of faculty and staff returning to campus in the coming weeks — for many of them, their first time back in their labs and workspaces since March. Learn some of what they’ll find in terms of new measures to ensure their continued safety.
Terry Murray-Arnold
Monday, July 6, 2020
PhD (Nursing) student Leah Carrier has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation’s PeT doctoral scholarship, an award that recognizes research impact and community focus.

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Caitlyn MacQueen
Monday, August 10, 2020
In Dal's Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, instructors are using everything from drones to 3D models to bring field courses to students as part of their online learning.
Matt Reeder
Friday, August 7, 2020
With just five fatalities from shark attacks of any kind recorded globally in 2019, it's clear such incidents are a rarity. We spoke to Fred Whoriskey, executive director of the Dal-based Ocean Tracking Network, to learn more about why attacks do sometimes happen and advice for swimmers keen to avoid encounters.
Staff, with files from the Government of Canada and Dalhousie Medical School
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Dr. Joanne Langley, professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Community Health and Epidemiology, has been named co-lead of the Government of Canada's COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force, helping advise the government on supporting vaccine research and ensuring Canadian leadership in vaccine development and access to safe and effective products.
Matt Reeder
Friday, July 31, 2020
Dal and community voices shared perspectives on racism and its impacts on mental health in a virtual forum last week, the third in a series exploring topics related to systemic racism.
Lindsay Dowling-Savelle
Thursday, July 30, 2020
The move to remote working and closure of offices and daycares during the pandemic has significantly impacted the careers of women. We asked Dal's Karen Foster how gender inequity impacts women in the workforce and how these inequities have been exacerbated by the pandemic.