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Posted Mon, 11/17/2014 - 15:58 in Dalhousie-related

Premier Stephen MacNeil, Dal grad Andreas Hart, Minister Kelly Regan, and Dal President Richard Florizone.

NS Government, Dal and NSCAD partner to create IDEA Sandbox

Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD University) and the Government of Nova Scotia have come together to create the Innovative Design and Entrepreneurship Academy (IDEA) ...  Read more


Posted Mon, 11/03/2014 - 11:01 in Science

The Mysteries of an Active Volcano System: The Magma Plumbing System Gives Clues about how Oceanic Crust is formed

Until recently, researchers mostly believed that the oceanic crust is formed at mid-ocean ridges from a single magma body called the axial magma lens and located in the middle of the earth’s crust. ...  Read more


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


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