Dalhousie researcher hopes to create new mental health service for black women

“Culturally competent care” is lacking in Nova Scotia’s mental health system, according to an associate professor at Dalhousie University’s School of Nursing. To help fill that gap, Ingrid Waldron, who is also the chair of the Dalhousie Black Faculty and…

How Atlantic Canada’s largest university learned a hard lesson in social media identity

An attempt by Dalhousie University to refresh their social media identity earlier this year met harsh criticism from donors, alumnus and current students. The move to adopt a new circular, black and yellow logo resulted in angry emails calling the…

Group of Halifax researchers helping kids develop skills through play

July 22 2019 4:37pm Researchers from Dalhousie University are teaching kids and their parents the importance of taking risks through unstructured play. Whitney Oickle has more. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

Dalhousie biologist chosen as mentor for Barbie’s 60th anniversary You Can Be Anything campaign

A Dalhousie University biology professor has been included in a national campaign that shows young girls they can be anything they set their mind to. Sara Iverson has been selected by Mattel Inc. and National Geographic as an influential Canadian…

Search suspended for New Brunswick man missing in B.C.

The search for a man from Sackville, N.B., who went missing in B.C., during a canoe trip earlier this month has been suspended by the RCMP. Thomas Hines, 26, of Sackville, N.B., was last seen on June 17. Police say…