Dal News /news.html Dal News Fri, 01 Mar 2024 14:51:21 GMT 2024-03-01T14:51:21Z Dal builds momentum in Nova Scotia’s growing ocean‑tech sector with new role /news/2024/03/01/ocean-technology-dalhousie-cove-deepsense.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews A new position created by Dal's Faculty of Computer Science aims to build on the shared ambitions of Nova Scotia's ocean-tech players. Computer Science Research Oceans Fri, 01 Mar 2024 12:30:00 GMT /news/2024/03/01/ocean-technology-dalhousie-cove-deepsense.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Andrea Hart 2024-03-01T12:30:00Z Stop breaking women’s hearts at work: 7 ways to make workplaces better for cardiovascular health /news/2024/03/01/workplace-cardiovascular-health.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Acknowledging that factors like the built environment, social and health systems, and outdated policies are the problems — rather than people — is a step towards healthier and safer workplaces. Fri, 01 Mar 2024 11:00:00 GMT /news/2024/03/01/workplace-cardiovascular-health.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Shannan M. Grant, Barb Hamilton-Hinch, Dayna Lee-Baggley, Jacquie Gahagan, Jessica Mannette and Leigh-Ann MacFarlane 2024-03-01T11:00:00Z At Dal talk, The Boat People author opens up about capturing the refugee experience through fiction /news/2024/02/29/sharon-bala-the-boat-people-dalhousie.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews In The Boat People, the 2023-2024 Dal Reads title selection, author Sharon Bala weaves together multiple perspectives to explore themes of displacement, asylum, and identity. Libraries Community & Culture Thu, 29 Feb 2024 12:30:00 GMT /news/2024/02/29/sharon-bala-the-boat-people-dalhousie.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Kristy Read 2024-02-29T12:30:00Z Recognizing excellence and community impact for African Heritage Month /news/2024/02/28/ahm-fm-awards.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews In the spirit of celebration, Խ's African Heritage Month committee has presented certificates of recognition to outstanding and impactful community organizations and staff this month. Learn more about this year's recipients. Community & Culture Wed, 28 Feb 2024 13:00:00 GMT /news/2024/02/28/ahm-fm-awards.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews African Heritage Month committee 2024-02-28T13:00:00Z New Dal.ca takes shape with launch of new homepage and more /news/2024/02/28/new-dal-ca-takes-shape-with-launch-of-new-homepage-and-more.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Խ's new homepage and “Խ” section went live this week in the first step of a multi-phase rollout of the university's reimagined home on the web. News Communications and Marketing Wed, 28 Feb 2024 12:30:00 GMT /news/2024/02/28/new-dal-ca-takes-shape-with-launch-of-new-homepage-and-more.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Alex Archibald 2024-02-28T12:30:00Z New research is helping communities across Atlantic Canada restore ocean plants that store carbon /news/2024/02/27/eelgrass-carbon-ofi.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Seagrasses store nearly 10 per cent of the world's carbon each year, but new research funded by the Dal-led Ocean Frontier Institute is trying to figure out why some species such as eelgrass — common across Atlantic Canada — are disappearing and how they can be restored. Oceans Biology Science Tue, 27 Feb 2024 12:30:00 GMT /news/2024/02/27/eelgrass-carbon-ofi.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Dani Silberman 2024-02-27T12:30:00Z Dal lab explores how to unlock the power of green hydrogen in Nova Scotia /news/2024/02/27/dalhousie-lab-green-hydrogen.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews A new lab established at Խ this week has partnered with a local energy provider to explore applications of green hydrogen that could assist Nova Scotia in its efforts to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Research News Community & Culture Engineering Tue, 27 Feb 2024 12:30:00 GMT /news/2024/02/27/dalhousie-lab-green-hydrogen.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Matt Reeder 2024-02-27T12:30:00Z PepsiCo Athletes of the Week (Feb. 26) /news/2024/02/27/pepsico-athletes-of-the-week--feb--26-.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Congratulations to our PepsiCo Athletes of the Week for the week ending February 25! Sports Mon, 26 Feb 2024 21:18:00 GMT /news/2024/02/27/pepsico-athletes-of-the-week--feb--26-.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Chelsea Norris 2024-02-26T21:18:00Z A banner weekend: Dal Tigers collect five AUS titles /news/2024/02/26/tigers-have-banner-weekend.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews The Tigers brought home five AUS titles last weekend. The men’s and women’s track & field and swimming teams successfully defended their titles while the men’s basketball team re-captured the AUS title. Sports Mon, 26 Feb 2024 03:07:00 GMT /news/2024/02/26/tigers-have-banner-weekend.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Chelsea Norris 2024-02-26T03:07:00Z Dal Med student helps African Nova Scotian youth discover a passion for STEM /news/2024/02/23/ariel-provo-imhoteps-legacy-academy-stem.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Dal Med student and recent Science alum Ariel Provo knows what it's like being underrepresented. That's why she has volunteered with Dal-based Imhotep’s Legacy Academy since 2020, aiming to assist in closing gaps and disparities that exist with for students of African heritage in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Alumni Community & Culture Fri, 23 Feb 2024 12:30:00 GMT /news/2024/02/23/ariel-provo-imhoteps-legacy-academy-stem.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Mark Campbell 2024-02-23T12:30:00Z Dal scientist adds expertise in global effort to save the world's reef sharks /news/2024/02/23/reefs-shark-study.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews A research team that includes Dr. Aaron MacNeil of Խ will revisit marine protected areas in 26 nations to check reef shark numbers and help design new conservation sites. Biology Science Fri, 23 Feb 2024 12:30:00 GMT /news/2024/02/23/reefs-shark-study.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Alison Auld 2024-02-23T12:30:00Z Christie named AUS MVP /news/2024/02/23/christie-named-aus-mvp.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Men's basketball player Malcolm Christie has been named the AUS Most Valuable Player and Spencer Riar has been named to the all-rookie team. Sports Thu, 22 Feb 2024 17:00:00 GMT /news/2024/02/23/christie-named-aus-mvp.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Chelsea Norris 2024-02-22T17:00:00Z Ferrier named AUS Rookie of the Year /news/2024/02/23/ferrier-named-aus-rookie-of-the-year.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Women's basketball player Kaitlyn Ferrier has been named the AUS Rookie of the Year. Simona Matic has also been named to the all-rookie team. Sports Thu, 22 Feb 2024 16:00:00 GMT /news/2024/02/23/ferrier-named-aus-rookie-of-the-year.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Chelsea Norris 2024-02-22T16:00:00Z Schools have a long way to go to offer equitable learning opportunities, especially in French immersion /news/2024/02/22/canada-french-immersion-schools.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Parents in a study about the accessibility of French immersion programs discussed inadequate support for learning to read and feeling pressured to pay for expensive tutors. Health Professions Community & Culture Thu, 22 Feb 2024 12:30:00 GMT /news/2024/02/22/canada-french-immersion-schools.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Elizabeth Kay-Raining Bird, Diana Burchell, Becky Xi Chen, and Roksana Dobrin-De Grace 2024-02-22T12:30:00Z Serving up sustainability: Dal earns Fairtrade campus designation /news/2024/02/21/dalhousie-fairtrade-designation.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews At Խ, it's easier than ever to get a daily pick-me-up — coffee, tea or chocolate — that doesn’t come at the expense of farmers and producers. Facilities Management Food Services Office of Sustainability News Wed, 21 Feb 2024 12:30:00 GMT /news/2024/02/21/dalhousie-fairtrade-designation.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Alexa Goodman 2024-02-21T12:30:00Z Belanger named AUS Rookie of the Year and Community Service Award winner /news/2024/02/16/belanger-name-aus-rookie-of-the-year-and-community-service-award.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Men's hockey player Alec Belanger has earned two major AUS awards. Sports Fri, 16 Feb 2024 18:30:00 GMT /news/2024/02/16/belanger-name-aus-rookie-of-the-year-and-community-service-award.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Chelsea Norris 2024-02-16T18:30:00Z How do you treat injuries in space? A Dal doctor is going under water to find out /news/2024/02/16/dalhousie-microgravity-pain-management.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Խ's Dr. Jon Bailey and his team of researchers navigate the world of anesthesia in microgravity, setting out to make surgery and pain management a reality in the cosmic operating room. Research Medicine Fri, 16 Feb 2024 14:00:00 GMT /news/2024/02/16/dalhousie-microgravity-pain-management.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Enoch Ng 2024-02-16T14:00:00Z Dal draft budget plan for 2024‑25 released /news/2024/02/16/dal-draft-budget-plan-for-2024-25-released.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Released earlier this week, the budget plan includes expectations for revenues and expenses, tuition and fee recommendations, and a summary of projects being supported through Integrated Planning. News Senior Administration Fri, 16 Feb 2024 12:30:00 GMT /news/2024/02/16/dal-draft-budget-plan-for-2024-25-released.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Staff 2024-02-16T12:30:00Z Dal Bookstore dedicates shelf space to African Nova Scotian entrepreneurs /news/2024/02/16/homegrown-luminance-african-heritage-month-bookstore.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews The retailer’s Homegrown Luminance initiative celebrates African Nova Scotian-owned businesses and the inspiring people who drive them forward. Bookstore Community & Culture Fri, 16 Feb 2024 12:30:00 GMT /news/2024/02/16/homegrown-luminance-african-heritage-month-bookstore.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Melinda Stanley 2024-02-16T12:30:00Z Open Dialogue Live explores how Dal researchers are improving access to pediatric care in Atlantic Canada /news/2024/02/14/health-care-children-open-dialogue-live-2024.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Panelists at an upcoming Open Dialogue Live event will explore how to improve access to health care for children and families in Nova Scotia, across the Maritimes, and nationally. Medicine Health Professions News Community & Culture Wed, 14 Feb 2024 12:30:00 GMT /news/2024/02/14/health-care-children-open-dialogue-live-2024.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Kate Rogers 2024-02-14T12:30:00Z Where Ideas Meet Impact: How Dal researchers spun a bioengineering discovery into a medical industry innovation /news/2024/02/13/innovation-biomedical-3dbiofibr.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews A startup spun out of a Խ lab has spearheaded a bold new approach to tissue engineering that's making waves in the burgeoning medical research sector. Research Medicine Biomedical Engineering Tue, 13 Feb 2024 12:30:00 GMT /news/2024/02/13/innovation-biomedical-3dbiofibr.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Q. Casey 2024-02-13T12:30:00Z PepsiCo Athletes of the Week (Feb. 12) /news/2024/02/14/pepsico-athletes-of-the-week--feb--12-.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Congratualtions to Lucy Glen-Carter (volleyball) and Owen Purcell (curling) on being named the PepsiCo Athletes of the Week! Sports Tue, 13 Feb 2024 11:50:00 GMT /news/2024/02/14/pepsico-athletes-of-the-week--feb--12-.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Chelsea Norris 2024-02-13T11:50:00Z New national program supports mental health of doctors and trainees with daily messages /news/2024/02/12/doctors-wellness-text-message-dalhousie.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Խ's Dr. Vincent Agyapong leads research with Wellness4MDs, a program aimed at helping Canadian physicians, residents and medical students reduce stress, depression and burnout. Research Psychiatry Medicine News Mon, 12 Feb 2024 12:30:00 GMT /news/2024/02/12/doctors-wellness-text-message-dalhousie.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Penney Miller 2024-02-12T12:30:00Z Two Խ faculty members receive Juno Awards nominations /news/2024/02/09/juno-nominations-2024-dalhousie-faculty.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Fountain School Director Dr. Jérôme Blais and collaborator Suzie LeBlanc are nominated for Classical Album of the Year (Solo Artist), while composition faculty member Amy Brandon is nominated for Classical Composition of the Year for a piece recorded with Symphony Nova Scotia and cellist Jeffrey Zeigler. Arts and Social Sciences Music News Community & Culture Fri, 09 Feb 2024 16:00:00 GMT /news/2024/02/09/juno-nominations-2024-dalhousie-faculty.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Kate Hayter 2024-02-09T16:00:00Z Non‑credit diploma program helps international students transition to working world in Canada and abroad /news/2024/02/09/diploma-international-students-workplace.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Dal’s Faculty of Open Learning & Career Development has partnered with the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia to build a program centred around career and leadership training, one-on-one counselling, job search assistance, and a work term. Continuing Education News Community & Culture Fri, 09 Feb 2024 14:44:00 GMT /news/2024/02/09/diploma-international-students-workplace.html?utm_source=dalnewsRSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=dalnews Darcy MacPhail 2024-02-09T14:44:00Z