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Posted Thu, 03/13/2014 - 09:59 in Science

Why expanding flu vaccination is good public policy

A Dalhousie study, authored by Courtney J. Ward of the Department of Economics, shows that expanding flu vaccine coverage to healthy young people, as well as the elderly, might be a better strategy of...  Read more

Posted Thu, 03/06/2014 - 07:04 in Arts

Connecting Cultures: Dalhousie researchers apply emerging technologies to arts and humanities

Researchers in Dalhousie’s Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences are using emerging technologies, such as social media and digitized collections, to understand and connect with past and present ...  Read more

Posted Tue, 03/04/2014 - 07:54 in Science

Dalhousie launches new undergraduate degree option in medical sciences

Students looking to study the science and biology of the human body will have a new option to consider at Dal this fall. Starting in September 2014, Dalhousie will offer Atlantic Canada's first Bachel...  Read more

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

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