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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


Posted Wed, 04/24/2013 - 15:28 in Health

Dental hygiene student Kelly O'Donnell works on a patient in the dental care facility.

Dalhousie celebrates 50 years of dental hygiene grads

Oral hygiene plays a large role in our overall health. On April 26th and 27th, Dalhousie University’s School of Dental Hygiene will be celebrating its 50th graduating class. For the past 50 years th...  Read more


Posted Mon, 04/22/2013 - 10:51 in Dalhousie-related

RBC Regional President of Atlantic Canada, Kim Mason

An Earth Day gift: RBC Foundation donates $1.5M to Dalhousie University's College of Sustainability

The RBC Foundation recognized Earth Day 2013 with a $1.5 million donation to Dalhousie University’s College of Sustainability to support the Sustainability Leadership Certificate (SLC) program...  Read more


Posted Mon, 04/15/2013 - 11:42 in Health

Dalhousie University’s CIHR-GSK Chair in Pediatric Vaccinology

Dalhousie/IWK infectious disease specialist appointed CIHR-GSK Chair in Pediatric Vaccinology

Dr. Joanne Langley, professor of pediatrics and community health and epidemiology at Dalhousie Medical School and an infectious diseases specialist at the IWK Health Centre, has been appointed Dalho...  Read more


Posted Tue, 04/09/2013 - 09:10 in Dalhousie-related

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Dalhousie announces new honorary degree recipients

Dalhousie University will confer honorary degrees to nine distinguished individuals at convocation ceremonies to be held May 22-30.  Read more


Posted Tue, 04/09/2013 - 08:13 in Health

Getting a grip on hand function: Dal researchers discover the spinal cord circuit that controls our ability to grasp

Embargoed until 12 noon EST, April 10, 2013   Dalhousie neurosurgeon and scientist Dr. Rob Brownstone and postdoctoral fellow Dr. Tuan Bui have identified the spinal cord circuit that control...  Read more


Posted Wed, 03/20/2013 - 14:15 in Business

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Making sense of a networked world: The new Dalhousie Social Media Lab is first of its kind

After two years of planning and construction, the Dalhousie Social Media Lab officially opens on Friday, March 22, 2013. The lab allows for visualization of "big data" coming from social media platfor...  Read more


Posted Fri, 03/15/2013 - 14:13 in Dalhousie-related

Dalhousie names new AVP Government Relations

Dalhousie is pleased to announce that Matt Hebb is the University’s new Assistant Vice-President, Government Relations.   Read more


Posted Fri, 03/15/2013 - 09:44 in Science

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New faculty members awarded Canada Research Chairs

Two of Dal’s newest faculty members — Stan Matwin of the Faculty of Computer Science and Greg Welch of the Department of Chemistry — have been awarded new Canada Research Chai...  Read more


Posted Wed, 03/13/2013 - 15:08 in Science

Uncovering a “cosmic baby boom”: astrophysicist watches as stars are born 12 billion years ago

Looking 12 billion years into the past, Dal’s Scott Chapman and an international team of astrophysicists saw huge numbers of stars forming rapidly in a short period of time. They used a powerf...  Read more


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