Stories by Shelby Banks

LanguagesIt’s time to overcome barriers to multilingualism: prof

Being able to speak multiple languages is now considered cool, but the journey has been difficult, says language expert Monica Heller

Nov 2, 2015

Creativity Complex link between creativity and mental illness, expert says

Dr. David Goldbloom told an audience at King’s that the two attributes appear to have an association, but we are still trying to understand it

Nov 1, 2015

Innovation Poster

Health careDoctors share ways to improve health care system

Improving waiting rooms and integrating research into clinical practice were among the topics discussed at forum on innovation

Oct 31, 2015

Climate changeWe can’t ‘stay in denial,’ climate researcher says

“People don’t believe it’s happening,” researcher Bob Sanford told Dal audience.

Oct 26, 2015

HealthStop cheating on your sleep: Dal speaker

Sleep specialist Dr. James Maas told audience sleep deprivation changes your life

Oct 23, 2015

The brain waves during an epileptic seizure.

Medical research Prof working to uncover link between brain trauma and epilepsy

Research by Dal professor Alon Friedman aims to shed light on how injuries and infections lead to seizures

Oct 23, 2015

Kayley Reed and Kyle MacNevin at the New York Fashion Show.

Mental health Designers making fashion a mental health statement

New Brunswick Company Wear Your Label is about “taking ownership over your struggles”

Oct 19, 2015

Candidates share their views at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Federal electionCandidates promise help for the disabled

Federal election candidates pledge housing, employment help in debate focused on disability issues.

Oct 11, 2015

Dalhousie Students

Federal Election Campus political clubs highlight job, wage promises

The leaders of political societies at Dalhousie University are pushing their parties’ messages on helping students pay back loans

Oct 9, 2015

Panelists from the left: Thomas Duck, Britt Hall, Peter Wells and Katie Gibbs.

Academic freedomWhy these academics are trying to rally Canadians

Participants at a discussion on supporting science called on the audience make their voice heard in the federal election

Oct 1, 2015