Research Students & Staff

Hali Moreland


Hali Moreland is completing her Master of Marine Management degree in Dalhousie’s Marine Affairs Program. She graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a degree in Marine Biology and has a longstanding love for everything ocean related.  

Hali is currently working at EIUI on her graduate project, which is examining how information is used in consultation processes for marine conservation.  ________________________________________________________________________________


Diana Castillo



Diana Castillo is completing her Master of Library and Information Studies degree at the Dalhousie’s School of Information Management. She completed her BA in Government and Latin American Studies at Smith College down in the United States before moving to Washington, DC to work in a non-profit advocacy focused on evidence-based policies. It was there she witnessed first-hand how important managing information and communicating it is in policy-making, which was a deciding factor in choosing to enroll at Dalhousie. She is working with the EIUI team to complete her thesis in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.   ____________________________________________________________________

Curtis Martin


Curtis Martin is currently studying in the Marine Affairs program at Dalhousie University as a Master of Marine Management student. He graduated from the University of Victoria with a combined degree in Earth and Ocean Sciences and Biology, and an Ocean Sciences minor. Although holding a science background, Curtis is now more interested in the social aspects of climate change and the ocean.

He is currently working with the EIUI team on his major research project, which will focus on how social media is used to communicate science to the public. ____________________________________________________________________