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Posted Fri, 06/07/2013 - 08:19 in Oceans

Jessica Carrière-Garwood, BSc Honours student in Marine Biology and Ocean Sciences, collects a sediment core in the Bay of Fundy

Dal to launch Canada's first undergrad degree in Ocean Sciences

Dalhousie is set to launch Canada’s first undergraduate degree program in Ocean Sciences.  Read more


Posted Wed, 06/05/2013 - 09:51 in Oceans

The newest addition to Dalhousie University.

Building an Ecosystem of Excellence for Oceans Researchers

Dalhousie has opened a world-class facility that will be the home to some of the world’s leading oceans researchers and projects. Fittingly launched during World Oceans Week, the building repr...  Read more


Posted Wed, 05/29/2013 - 12:45 in Agriculture

Apple Diversity Collection launched in Kentville

The Apple Biodiversity Collection has been officially launched. The ABC is a collaborative project led by Dalhousie University and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC).  The lead scientist i...  Read more


Posted Mon, 05/27/2013 - 18:11 in Health

Mrs. Chesley (center right) speaks with some of the recipients about the projects the Chesley Research Fund will be supporting.

Chesley Research Fund announces first grant recipients

The first recipients of the Chesley Research Fund grants were announced today in Saint John by Mrs. Doris Chesley. Three research projects will benefit from this investment.  Read more


Posted Thu, 05/16/2013 - 09:08 in Dalhousie-related

Dr. Tom Traves announces the $280M total.

Dalhousie celebrates successful conclusion to Bold Ambitions

Thanks to unprecedented generosity on the part of alumni, faculty, staff and friends, Bold Ambitions: The Campaign for Dalhousie has exceeded its original $250 million goal. The campaign has raised ...  Read more


Posted Tue, 05/14/2013 - 11:49 in Arts

Fred and Elizabeth Fountain

Fred and Elizabeth Fountain contribute $10 million for New School of Performing Arts

Philanthropists Elizabeth and Fred Fountain have donated $10 million to establish a new school of performing arts at Dalhousie University. The school – the only one of its kind east of Montrea...  Read more


Posted Mon, 05/06/2013 - 16:03 in Health

Dr. Campbell-Yeo (left) and nursing students.

Research shows mothers holding at-risk babies can help with pain management

Dr. Marsha Campbell-Yeo and her team of researchers at Dalhousie's School of Nursing are exploring how maternal-driven interventions can help improve outcomes for at-risk preterm and fullterm infants....  Read more


Posted Mon, 05/06/2013 - 12:22 in Health

Nursing research explores challenges for pregnant same-sex couples

Research indicates pregnant same-sex couples are facing systemic challenges with maternal healthcare because of policies, procedures and practices that assume parents are heterosexual couples.   Read more


Posted Thu, 05/02/2013 - 09:53 in Health

Breast cancer advances: Dal researchers create a new model for testing potential treatments against aggressive breast cancers

Scientists at Dalhousie Medical School have developed a new and effective way to test potential new treatments for aggressive HER2-positive breast cancers. Dr. Paola Marignani and her team have cr...  Read more


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