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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

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

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