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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 Mon, 03/24/2014 - 08:00 in Dalhousie-related

Fred Fountain

Fred Fountain’s term as Dalhousie chancellor extended

The university’s Board of Governors has voted to extend Fred Fountain’s term as Dalhousie chancellor. Originally set to expire this June, Mr. Fountain’s term will now continue until March 31, 20...  Read more

Posted Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:30 in Dalhousie-related

Giving student entrepreneurs a space to think, plan and execute

The Government of Nova Scotia, Dalhousie University, Saint Mary’s University (SMU), Acadia University, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD), and Volta and are partnering to create two “sa...  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 Thu, 03/06/2014 - 07:04 in Arts

Connecting Cultures: Dalhousie researchers apply emerging technologies to arts and humanities

Researchers in Dalhousie’s Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences are using emerging technologies, such as social media and digitized collections, to understand and connect with past and present ...  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 Thu, 02/20/2014 - 12:23 in Arts

Standing at the former Africville settlement, Halifax, NS.

The Atlantic Canadian role in the Underground Railroad

Fulbright Independant Researcher Quanda Johnson is in Halifax to conduct research on the Underground Railroad as it relates to Atlantic Canada. She is researching the journey of fugitive slaves who es...  Read more

Posted Wed, 02/12/2014 - 13:10 in Agriculture

Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture scientist detects new invasive species

The Aquaculture Genomics Laboratory, founded 12 months ago at Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Agriculture, focuses on using innovative molecular biotechnology to drive scientific discoveries a...  Read more

Posted Wed, 02/05/2014 - 16:02 in Business

Keynote speaker Dr. Ron Deibert

Online Privacy, Security, & Surveillance subject of Halifax Conference

The Information Without Borders Conference is a student initiative hosted by the School of Information Management at Dalhousie University. This one-day event provides a forum for interdisciplinary dis...  Read more

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