Games for good: Dal prof taps into the power of gaming to help people struggling with mental health

Games for good: Dal prof taps into the power of gaming to help people struggling with mental health

Rina Wehbe, a computer scientist with academic roots in psychology, created Above Water to help shatter the stigma around mental health disorders and encourage people to set actionable strategies to achieve personal goals.  Read more.

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Stephen Abbott
Thursday, August 18, 2022
New research from Dal postdoc Sussanne Benz illuminates the potential for shallow subsurface heat recycling to serve as a viable alternative to entirely heating spaces with fossil fuels like oil.
Alison Auld
Monday, August 15, 2022
Researchers at Dal have discovered that balsam fir needles can kill blacklegged ticks during the winter, preventing them from surviving until spring — offering hope that this natural resource could be used to battle the disease-carrying bugs whose population has surged in recent years.
Jamie Snook
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
International proposals to ban the trade of polar bear parts undercut Inuit rights, knowledge and decision-making, writes Marine Affairs Program Adjunct Professor Jamie Snook.

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Stefanie Wilson
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
The 2022 Global Rankings of Academic Subjects placed Dalhousie in the top 100 in the world for both Oceanography and Atmospheric Science.
Stephanie Rogers
Monday, July 18, 2022
Is animal protein as bad for the climate as some suggest and can we continue to eat meat in a way that’s sustainable? Dal experts weigh in.
Becca Rawcliffe
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
The Wellbeing Mapping Tool provides a simple and interactive way for anyone to identify trends into quality of life across the province.
Andrew Riley
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
NSERC has provided funding to Dal scientists taking different tacks to address our biggest problem: climate change.
Stephanie Rogers
Monday, July 4, 2022
Kathleen Kevany, an associate professor and director of Rural Research Collaborative with Dal's Faculty of Agriculture, shares insights about sustainable diets and well-being in this Q&A.