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June 2022

Kate Rogers  –  News
Thursday, June 30, 2022
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.
Staff  –  News
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
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  –  News
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.
Andrew Riley  –  News
Thursday, June 16, 2022
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.
Breast Cancer Society of Canada  –  News
Thursday, June 16, 2022
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.
Andrew Riley  –  News
Thursday, June 9, 2022
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.
Andrew Riley  –  News
Thursday, June 2, 2022
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.