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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

Posted Mon, 02/03/2014 - 10:06 in Science

Dalhousie evolutionary biologist recognized for challenging long-held scientific beliefs

Dalhousie’s Dr. Ford Doolittle, recognized as one of the world’s top molecular evolutionists, was today awarded the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSE...  Read more

Posted Tue, 01/21/2014 - 06:33 in Oceans

BGU and Dalhousie University of Canada sign Memorandum of Understanding to create a world class Ocean Studies Centre

Dalhousie and Ben-Gurion University to develop Ocean Studies Centre

Dalhousie and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to create a world-class Ocean Studies Centre in Eilat, with Canadian philanthropist, Se...  Read more

Posted Tue, 12/10/2013 - 16:57 in Oceans

Jon Grant in the field

New Dal Industrial Research Chair in sustainable aquaculture most substantial in Canada

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Dalhousie University and Cooke Aquaculture have partnered to create the new Cooke Industrial Research Chair (IRC) in Sustainabl...  Read more

Posted Mon, 12/09/2013 - 11:28 in Agriculture

Dal researcher looks to give Christmas tree industry a boost

Christmas tree growing and exporting is about a $100 million industry in Atlantic Canada employing 20,000 people. In the future, most of these trees may be “SMART Balsams.” Dalhousie Facul...  Read more

Posted Mon, 12/02/2013 - 11:50 in Dalhousie-related

Michael Mackley is named Dalhousie's 88th Rhodes Scholar

Musician, volunteer, scholar: Michael Mackley named Dalhousie's 88th Rhodes Scholar

Dalhousie's Michael Mackley, a fourth year biology student, has been selected as a Rhodes Scholar for 2014. He is Dalhousie's 88th Rhodes Scholar.  Read more

Posted Mon, 11/25/2013 - 06:00 in Health

Representational photograph for print.

WATCH: Women and trans people left behind in HIV research (Expert@dal)

We're still seeing new HIV infections and there's still a lack of understanding of the virus, even after decades of progress in research and treatment. Dalhousie's health promotion expert ...  Read more

Posted Wed, 11/13/2013 - 06:21 in Health

Dr. Michael Ungar welcomes the crowd at launch of the CYCC Institute.

How a new research institute can change the lives of kids and teens

Growing up is tough even under the best of circumstances. When a child’s environment or identity present extra obstacles, it can seriously affect their mental health and well-being -- to the poi...  Read more

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