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Posted Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:45 in Science

‘Viral aphrodisiac’: Cricket disease leads Dalhousie University researcher to uncover unique sexually transmitted virus

Dalhousie Biologist Shelley Adamo and her team have discovered that one of the most unique sexually transmitted diseases nature has to offer is more disturbing than previously thought. The cricket vir...  Read more


Posted Mon, 03/24/2014 - 08:35 in Science

Dal Hydrology Research Group releases the first Nova Scotia watershed assessment, geo-database, and atlas for public use

The Hydrology Research Group at Dalhousie University, in collaboration with Nova Scotia Environment (NSE) has launched the first Nova Scotia Watershed Atlas and geodatabase as part of the Nova Scotia ...  Read more


Posted Thu, 03/13/2014 - 09:59 in Science

Why expanding flu vaccination is good public policy

A Dalhousie study, authored by Courtney J. Ward of the Department of Economics, shows that expanding flu vaccine coverage to healthy young people, as well as the elderly, might be a better strategy of...  Read more


Posted Tue, 03/04/2014 - 07:54 in Science

Dalhousie launches new undergraduate degree option in medical sciences

Students looking to study the science and biology of the human body will have a new option to consider at Dal this fall. Starting in September 2014, Dalhousie will offer Atlantic Canada's first Bachel...  Read more


Posted Mon, 02/03/2014 - 10:06 in Science

Dalhousie evolutionary biologist recognized for challenging long-held scientific beliefs

Dalhousie’s Dr. Ford Doolittle, recognized as one of the world’s top molecular evolutionists, was today awarded the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSE...  Read more


Posted Fri, 10/18/2013 - 09:50 in Science

Beyond the nature versus nurture debate

Four international leaders in the field of epigenetics, including one Gardiner Award winner, will participate in this year’s annual Dorothy J. Killam Memorial Lecture Series beginning Friday, Octobe...  Read more


Posted Thu, 10/10/2013 - 09:00 in Science

(L-R) Derek Reilly, Mohamad Tawakol and Mohamad Salimian

Operation Citadel

The Faculty of Computer Science has teamed up with Parks Canada to create a mixed virtual reality game that taps into Halifax’s rich history. The game will debut at Halifax Citadel National Hist...  Read more


Posted Thu, 07/18/2013 - 09:36 in Science

Dr. Stan Matwin working with students.

Faculty of Computer Science launches Canada's first big data research institute

Dalhousie University has launched the first academic research institute in Canada committed to expanding knowledge in the field of big data analytics.  Read more


Posted Wed, 07/17/2013 - 12:09 in Science

Experts@dal video spotlight: Dr. Stan Matwin

Dr. Stan Matwin is the Director of the Institute for Big Data Analytics at Dalhousie University. He's a professor in the Faculty of Computer Science and a Canada Research Chair in Visual Text Ana...  Read more


Posted Fri, 03/15/2013 - 09:44 in Science

Welch head shot

New faculty members awarded Canada Research Chairs

Two of Dal’s newest faculty members — Stan Matwin of the Faculty of Computer Science and Greg Welch of the Department of Chemistry — have been awarded new Canada Research Chai...  Read more


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