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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


Posted Fri, 07/11/2014 - 09:54 in Health

Finding new weapons to fight flu

Dalhousie Medical School researchers have discovered a potential new treatment for influenza A – the virus responsible for flu pandemics. By studying the way the virus interacts with infected ce...  Read more


Posted Thu, 07/10/2014 - 11:16 in Health

Dalhousie-led research finds promising new treatment for psoriasis

In one of the largest psoriasis studies reported to date, an international team of researchers led by Dalhousie Medical School’s Dr. Richard Langley has verified the key protein that causes the ...  Read more


Posted Tue, 06/17/2014 - 15:00 in Science

Program director Dr. Danielle Cox works with graduate students to prepare NS Math Circles programming.

Eastlink and Dalhousie University partner to support math education for youth in Nova Scotia

Eastlink has donated $500,000 to Dalhousie University’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics’ “Nova Scotia Math Circles” program. Nova Scotia Math Circles is a province-wide outreach initi...  Read more


Posted Tue, 06/17/2014 - 09:34 in Health

Dalhousie neuroscientists receive top rankings and $1.7 million from CIHR to learn how spinal cord circuits make us move

Two neuroscientists at Dalhousie Medical School have received $1.7 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to answer key questions about how circuits in the spinal cord allow us to mov...  Read more


Posted Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:15 in Oceans

Dalhousie researcher shines new light on Inuit presence and history in the Canadian Arctic

A Dalhousie researcher has launched an interactive online atlas that provides a unique window into the spatial extent and connectedness of Inuit occupancy, illustrating their historic sovereignty over...  Read more


Posted Thu, 05/08/2014 - 14:59 in Health

Internationally recognized autism expert appointed Joan and Jack Craig Chair in Autism Research

Dr. Isabel Smith, a psychologist with the IWK Health Centre’s Autism Research Centre and a professor in Dalhousie’s departments of Pediatrics and Psychology & Neuroscience, has been ap...  Read more


Posted Wed, 05/07/2014 - 08:27 in Health

Making patients healthier: how nurse practitioners improve health-care delivery

A new study by Dalhousie University and Ryerson University finds that patients receiving holistic care from nurse practitioners (NPs)—in collaboration with other health-care professionals— experie...  Read more


Posted Wed, 04/23/2014 - 15:32 in Health

When sex hurts: helping couples cope with genital pain

Dr. Natalie Rosen of the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is developing new supportive approaches for women and couples coping with genital pa...  Read more


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