Research

Smartphone study exploring impacts of social distancing on youth mental health

Smartphone study exploring impacts of social distancing on youth mental health

Researchers from Dalhousie and the IWK Health Centre are using smartphones to monitor the impacts of social distancing and isolation on youth during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more.

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Alison Auld
Thursday, July 9, 2020
Is wild salmon healthier than farmed salmon? And what species of salmon are the most nutritious? New research from Dal Agriculture’s Stefanie Colombo offers guidance on how to make healthy choices.
Michele Charlton
Thursday, July 9, 2020
Researchers from Dal have received $1.6 million for their innovative social sciences and humanities projects through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grants program.
Martha Paynter, Linda Mussell, Nataleah Hunter-Young
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
It is not just policing agencies that have a systemic racism problem, Canadian prisons do too, writes Nursing PhD candidate Martha Paynter and her colleagues.

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Terry Murray-Arnold (with files from CIHR and WLN)
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research have awarded $100.8 million dollars over 16 years to nine new Indigenous health research networks across Canada. Among them is the Wabanaki-Labrador Indigenous Health Research Network (WLN), hosted at Dalhousie University in partnership with Mi’kmaq, Wolastoqiyik, Inuit and Innu communities and organizations and with academic institutions stretching across all four Atlantic provinces.
Michele Charlton
Friday, June 26, 2020
Researchers from Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Health Authority are leading projects which received a $1.1-million investment from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Research Nova Scotia as part of a May 2020 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity.
Alison Auld
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Marine Biology PhD candidate Laura Feyrer has discovered new insights into the nursing habits of northern bottlenose whales by studying whale teeth from the 1960s, offering a window into why the species has been slow to recover from sharp population declines.
Michele Charlton
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
With more than $181 million in research funding last year, Dal researchers are finding new ways to add to the intellectual, social and economic capital of our region and to take their discovery and innovation globally. Learn more about some of the Dal researchers making a significant impact.
Michele Charlton
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
A total of 54 Dalhousie University researchers have been announced as recipients of over $2 million in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) through its Discovery Grants and Research Tools and Instruments Grants Programs.