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COVID‑19 researcher profile: Dr. Jeanna Parsons Leigh

COVID‑19 researcher profile: Dr. Jeanna Parsons Leigh

In a pandemic, information matters more than ever — but in the age of social media, misinformation travels just as quickly. Learn how Dr. Jenna Parsons Leigh and her team are helping understand how people are learning about COVID-19 and how that’s affecting their perceptions and behaviours.  Read more.

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Melanie Starr with Michele Charlton
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
With COVID-19 overwhelming emergency rooms, hospitals and ICU wards around the world, Medicine prof David Kelvin is developing a device to help emergency room doctors quickly predict the severity of the illness.
Curtis Martin
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Authors of a new scientific paper, including Dal’s Boris Worm and Heike Lotze, say immediate action could reverse much of the damage done to marine life within 30 years while preserving vital ocean services — but only with sustained effort and financial support.
Alison Auld
Friday, March 6, 2020
Three Dalhousie projects have received a total of $1.9 million through CIHR's Novel Coronavirus Rapid Research Funding Opportunity — an initaitive supporting development, testing and implementation of measures to address the global outbreak. Learn how Dal researchers are working to provide better support for emergency room doctors, examine public policy impacts and address stigmas and misinformation.

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Staff
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Read some of the latest editorials and essays from Dal researchers on the impacts and implications of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Michele Charlton
Monday, April 6, 2020
In a pandemic, information matters more than ever — but in the age of social media, misinformation travels just as quickly. Learn how Dr. Jenna Parsons Leigh and her team are helping understand how people are learning about COVID-19 and how that’s affecting their perceptions and behaviours.
Curtis Martin
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Authors of a new scientific paper, including Dal’s Boris Worm and Heike Lotze, say immediate action could reverse much of the damage done to marine life within 30 years while preserving vital ocean services — but only with sustained effort and financial support.
Melanie Starr with Michele Charlton
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
With COVID-19 overwhelming emergency rooms, hospitals and ICU wards around the world, Medicine prof David Kelvin is developing a device to help emergency room doctors quickly predict the severity of the illness.
Terry Murray-Arnold
Monday, March 30, 2020
A collaboration between actor/filmmaker Ellen Page and Dal faculty member Ingrid Waldron, "There's Something in the Water" — a sobering but inspiring look at resistance to environmental racism in Nova Scotia — is now available to stream on Netflix following a successful film festival run in the fall.