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Posted Fri, 04/15/2011 - 12:17 in Health

A Dose of Art Good for Medicine

Using the arts and humanities to inspire multi-layered understandings of the experience of illness and health is the primary focus of Dalhousie University Medical School’s Medical Humanities P...  Read more

Posted Tue, 04/05/2011 - 09:42 in Oceans

Ocean life in the coral reefs

World's reef fishes tussling with human overpopulation

In an unprecedented collaborative analysis published in the journal PlosBiology, scientists from 49 nations demonstrated that the ability of reef fish systems to produce goods and services to humani...  Read more

Posted Mon, 04/04/2011 - 09:33 in Dalhousie-related

Dr. Anthony Stewart

Dalhousie Diversity Faculty Awards introduced

Dalhousie has launched the Dalhousie Diversity Faculty Awards, a program to increase representation of minority groups among professors and to provide role models across all Faculties.  Read more

Posted Tue, 03/29/2011 - 14:12 in Dalhousie-related

Dr. Tom Traves

Dalhousie kicks off Bold Ambitions campaign

With an eye squarely on changing the way higher education is delivered, Dalhousie University today launched the largest fund raising campaign in its history. Bold Ambitions will raise $250 million t...  Read more

Posted Mon, 03/21/2011 - 10:48 in Health

Dalhousie and Capital Health AIF recipients

Capital Health and Dalhousie receive AIF support to commercialize research, improve patient care

Three research projects aimed at increasing patient safety and reducing the length of hospital stays for patients received funding from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency’s Atlantic Inno...  Read more

Posted Mon, 03/14/2011 - 14:52 in Health

Aaron Newman

Brain Awareness Week at Dalhousie

Brain Awareness Week began March 10 and is running to March 18,2011, at Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S. The event’s purpose is to stimulate interest and educate the public about neuroscien...  Read more

Posted Fri, 03/11/2011 - 13:46 in Health

Melanie Moore, Donna Meagher-Stewart

Dal Nursing Prof studying impact of curling on rural women

  A Dalhousie researcher is part of a three-year study funded by Sport Canada investigating the role of curling in promoting the mental, physical, emotional and social health of women in...  Read more

Posted Mon, 03/07/2011 - 10:16 in Science

Bachelor of Informatics students in the faculty of Computer Science Sara Maldonado

"Girls Talk Tech" at Dalhousie, while numbers of women in the profession drop

Dalhousie University will mark International Women's Day by celebrating the role of women in the IT industry. "Girls Talk Tech" will feature a trio of speakers - all women who are inti...  Read more

Posted Wed, 02/16/2011 - 13:57 in Arts

Video Expert Spotlight: Claire Campbell

Heritage Day is observed annually on February 17. Claire Campbell, associate professor in history and director of Canadian studies at Dalhousie University discusses what heritage really means.  Read more

Posted Wed, 02/16/2011 - 11:21 in Dalhousie-related

CLASS II investigates the health of Nova Scotian Students

The first CLASS project was conducted in 2003 with the participation of over 5000 parents and children. The CLASS II project with assess health and fitness levels of grade 5 students from across Nov...  Read more

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