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Posted Tue, 05/03/2011 - 10:32 in Dalhousie-related

The facility that housed the reactor has been returned to its previous state

SLOWPOKE-2 nuclear reactor decommissioned

After over 30 years of service, the SLOWPOKE-2 nuclear reactor at Dalhousie is no more. Purchased in 1976, SLOWPOKE — short for Safe Low Power Critical Experiment — resided in the baseme...  Read more

Posted Mon, 05/02/2011 - 13:31 in Dalhousie-related

Myra Freeman

Dalhousie to confer honorary degrees to eight distinguished leaders

At convocation ceremonies May 24-June 1 Dalhousie University will present honorary degrees to eight men and women who have made a significant contribution to society.  Read more

Posted Tue, 04/26/2011 - 08:11 in Dalhousie-related

Dal students get a chance to learn about food security issues in Uganda and Cuba

Dal students majoring in International Development Studies will soon get a chance to learn about food security issues on the ground. The Department of International Development Studies, part of the ...  Read more

Posted Mon, 04/18/2011 - 10:36 in Health

Dr. Syd Johnson, post-doctoral fellow in neuro-ethics with Dalhousie

Youth hockey should ban body checking - Dal researcher concludes.

After doing an analysis of injuries in youth hockey leagues, Dalhousie researcher Syd Johnson came to the conclusion that body checking should be banned for athletes up to the age of 16. Her study i...  Read more

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

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