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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


Posted Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:20 in Environment

Dal students plant trees at Dal's Halifax campuses as part of the diamter replacement policy.

Sustainability at Dalhousie takes root with tree planting and shines with solar power

Earth Day, celebrated each year on April 22, is the world’s largest environmental event, with more than six million Canadians participating in the celebration. Aligned with Earth Day, Dalhousie ...  Read more


Posted Wed, 04/16/2014 - 08:30 in Dalhousie-related

Dal announces honorary degree recipients for Spring Convocation

At Spring Convocation ceremonies (May 9 in Truro and May 20-28 in Halifax), Dalhousie will bestow honorary degrees on nine outstanding individuals. Their ranks include the president and CEO of a vital...  Read more


Posted Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:20 in Engineering

(L to R): Brent Bergeron, Josh Leon, Richard Florzione, Christine Marks, Peter Dey, Donald Jones.

Goldcorp donates $300,000 to establish Goldcorp Professorship in Mining Engineering at Dalhousie University

Vancouver-based gold producer Goldcorp is donating $300,000 to Dalhousie University’s Mineral Resource Engineering program to establish a new professorship that will increase teaching capacity, ...  Read more


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


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