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Posted Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:51 in Health

Dalhousie set to expand biomedical research with new zebrafish lab

Dalhousie Medical School is opening a new zebrafish lab that will provide researchers with access to state-of-the-art facilities for developing and studying zebrafish models of disease, and for testin...  Read more


Posted Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:32 in Agriculture

Christmas Tree Research at Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Agriculture strengthened by industry partnership

Christmas tree growing and exporting is a nearly $100 million industry in Atlantic Canada employing 20,000 people. In the future, most of these trees may be “SMART Balsams.” Dalhousie Faculty of ...  Read more


Posted Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:00 in Dalhousie-related

CRC in Atmospheric Science

Dal welcomes two new Canada Research Chairs

The Canada Research Chairs (CRC) program, funded by the Government of Canada, invests $300 million per year to attract and retain some of the world's most accomplished and promising minds. Dal is plea...  Read more


Posted Wed, 10/15/2014 - 19:47 in Agriculture

Atlantic Agricultural Hall of Fame Inductees Honoured for 2014

The 2014 inductees into the Atlantic Agricultural Hall of Fame are Leonardus (Leo) Cox, Nova Scotia; Robert Colpitts, (1933-2014), New Brunswick; Wayne Dickieson, Prince Edward Island and Ross Travers...  Read more


Posted Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:04 in Dalhousie-related

Dalhousie Honorary Degree Recipient

Introducing Dal's honorary degree recipients for Fall Convocation 2014

This year’s Fall Convocation takes place October 6 and 7, with four ceremonies over the two days. Alongside Dal’s graduates, the university will present honorary degrees to a former Canadian Prime...  Read more


Posted Thu, 10/02/2014 - 14:00 in Science

Adjunt Professor, Dalhousie University.

Nature at risk: biodiversity will remain in crisis

The biodiversity crisis is alarming, with the future of many animal species and habitats at risk. Derek Tittensor, a Dalhousie adjunct biology professor and senior marine biodiversity scientist with t...  Read more


Posted Thu, 09/11/2014 - 09:25 in Agriculture

Breast Cancer research no longer just a dream for one Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture student

Wasundara (Wasu) Fernando, under the supervision of Dr. Vasantha Rupasinghe, recently received the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Training Program award for her work studying molecules in certain foo...  Read more


Posted Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:15 in Dalhousie-related

Exterior

Dalhousie's newest residence opens its doors to over 300 students

Located within the main corridor of Studley campus, LeMarchant Place (formerly known the LeMarchant Mixed-Use Building/LMU) provides nearly 165,000 square feet of student-centric space. The top five f...  Read more


Posted Tue, 08/12/2014 - 15:25 in Agriculture

Federal funding supports new research into organic agriculture in Canada, including projects at Dalhousie University

Today, Tuesday August 12, 2014, Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Gerry Ritz visited the Dalhousie Agriculture Campus in Truro and announced funding of $8-million to support a second Organic ...  Read more


Posted Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:45 in Science

Tara Imlay holds a male Barn Swallow

Where have all the swallows gone? Seeking answers to bird population decline

Dalhousie University graduate student researchers are studying swallows in their breeding grounds to try to find the cause of the sudden and steep decline of swallow populations in the Maritimes and a...  Read more


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