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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

Posted Mon, 02/14/2011 - 11:23 in Dalhousie-related

Ken Burt, Charlie Parker, Rochelle Owen

Dalhousie University switches to Natural Gas

Dalhousie University has officially made the switch from Bunker C oil to natural gas. This move is both environmentally and fiscally responsible and positions Dalhousie as a community leader in envi...  Read more

Posted Mon, 02/14/2011 - 08:30 in Oceans

Dalhousie Researcher Dr. Boris Worm

Leading oceans researcher receives major fellowship

Dalhousie professor Dr. Boris Worm, one of the world's leading oceans researchers has received the NSERC Steacie Fellowship. The fellowship will provide a $250,000 research grant over two y...  Read more

Posted Fri, 02/11/2011 - 09:54 in Dalhousie-related

The educational guide will aid in inspiring black students to pursue post-secondary education

TD Bank Group Makes Donation to Black Student Opportunity Scholarship

The Black Student Opportunity Scholarship is a co-ordinated effort to provide financial support for qualified Black Nova Scotia junior and senior high students. The goal of the scholarship is to eli...  Read more

Posted Thu, 02/03/2011 - 11:36 in Dalhousie-related

Video Expert Spotlight: Dr. Wanda Thomas Bernard

Dr. Wanda Thomas Bernard, director of the Dalhousie University School of Social Work discusses the implications of racism to the health and well being of African Canadians.  Read more

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