A Canadian team of 30 Dalhousie-led volunteers, the first in Rwanda, have performed 13 life-saving cardiac surgeries at King Faisal Hospital in Kigali, Rwanda, thanks in part to the generous support of the Official Airline Partners, Qatar Airways and RwandAir.
High and consistent performance. New approaches and initiatives. Impact on the university community. Alignment with organizational missions, vision and values. Positive influence and leadership. These are just a few of the qualities the Dalhousie Professional & Managerial Group (DPMG) — the association that includes the university’s managers and professional employees — looks for in selecting its award winners each year.
Kate Rogers with files from the Canadian Housing Evidence Collaborative
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
A newly-released Dalhousie co-led study has found women experienced more frequent, and often more severe violence during the pandemic, creating new challenges for violence against women services and their clients.
With a wave of new grants from Canada’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) announced Thursday by the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, Dalhousie will receive more than $1.5 million for research in the social sciences and humanities.
The Breast Cancer Society of Canada (BCSC) today announced $250,000 in funding to the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University, for a research project led by Dr. Paola Marignani. The project aims to identify unique markers associated with HER2+ breast cancer recurrence at the single-cell level.
Clinical psychology and psychiatry researcher Sherry Stewart will lead a new Atlantic Canadian research “node” dedicated to guiding substance use health policies and practices funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
Today (June 2), Gregory Fairn was announced as a Tier 1 CRC and Javeria Hashmi was renewed for a second term as a Tier 2 CRC. The CRC program provides the funding necessary for Canada’s post-secondary institutions to attract and retain the world’s best research talent.
A program at Dalhousie Medical School is creating opportunities for students and community partners to contribute to the commitment to social accountability and the Faculty’s strategic pillar of Serving and Engaging Society. On May 3, the Community-Engaged Service Learning Program year-end celebration commemorated its community partners and second-year medical students who had completed their experiences and projects.
Maria Laura Todesco, Public Relations student, Nova Scotia Community College
Thursday, May 26, 2022
One in eight Canadian women will develop breast cancer during their lifetime. Every day, promising new research is adding to our understanding of this disease, leading to better diagnosis and treatments. So, when Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute (BHCRI) scientific director Dr. Gerry Johnston and his wife Judy lost their only daughter Jen to advanced breast cancer last year, they could think of no better way to honour Jen’s legacy than by asking family and friends to donate to BHCRI.
Jason Bremner, Allie Fournier, and Kate Rogers
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
It’s a special time of year at Dalhousie—convocation. It symbolizes both a beginning and an end. A celebration of one’s time as a student, and a time to acknowledge the great potential to demonstrate the skills acquired during training. It’s a time to say goodbye to years as an undergraduate student and look ahead to exciting new opportunities.