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Posted Fri, 09/06/2013 - 13:12 in Health

Mr. Jim Irving, Co-CEO, J.D. Irving, Limited welcomes Dr. Anil Adisesh, the inaugural J.D. Irving, Limited, Research Chair in Oc

Canada’s first endowed occupational medicine research chair established in NB

J.D. Irving, Limited has contributed $2 million to Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick’s Medical Research Campaign to establish the first endowed occupational medicine research chair in Canada.  Read more


Posted Tue, 09/03/2013 - 10:36 in Health

Dr Patty Livingston and Prof. Patrick Kyamanywa officially open the FOMSSC

Dalhousie faculty instrumental in opening Rwanda’s first medical simulation & skills centre

A new simulation and skills centre that allows a wide variety of health professionals and trainees to practice their patient care skills opened at the National University of Rwanda this summer. Dr. ...  Read more


Posted Mon, 08/12/2013 - 09:38 in Oceans

Jenni Ratten and Chris L'Esperance will begin CREATE-TOSST training this fall.

Dal receives $1.6M for new ocean sciences graduate-level training and research program

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada has announced $1.6 million in funding for a new Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) program based at Dalhousie. The ...  Read more


Posted Fri, 08/09/2013 - 10:41 in Dalhousie-related

Dal's Central Services Building, which contains the current central heating and cooling plant

Considering the future of campus energy

Dalhousie is looking to become the first university in Atlantic Canada to generate its own electricity, as it considers a tri-generation system that would employ combustion turbine generators, fired...  Read more


Posted Tue, 08/06/2013 - 14:48 in Oceans

The Amundsen icebreaker (a vessel used during the research) at night, frozen in sea ice. (Photo credit: Helmuth Thomas)

Arctic Ocean more vulnerable to human-induced changes than Antarctic Ocean

A team including Dalhousie Oceanography Professor Helmuth Thomas and recent Dalhousie Oceanography PhD graduate Elizabeth Shadwick found evidence suggesting that the Arctic Ocean is more vulnerable ...  Read more


Posted Wed, 07/31/2013 - 15:01 in Oceans

Tagging a shark 16 KM off the shore of Nova Scotia

New funding for shark research in Nova Scotian waters

Dalhousie University’s Ocean Tracking Network (OTN) has been awarded funding from Encana Corporation to study blue sharks off the coast of Nova Scotia, and to train students in the capture, ta...  Read more


Posted Tue, 07/23/2013 - 14:06 in Engineering

New Industrial Research Chair seeks ways to improve data transmission underwater

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and Ultra Electronics Maritimes Systems (UEMS) have partnered to award a $2.5 million Industrial Research Chair (IRC) to Dr. Chr...  Read more


Posted Thu, 07/18/2013 - 09:36 in Science

Dr. Stan Matwin working with students.

Faculty of Computer Science launches Canada's first big data research institute

Dalhousie University has launched the first academic research institute in Canada committed to expanding knowledge in the field of big data analytics.  Read more


Posted Wed, 07/17/2013 - 12:09 in Science

Experts@dal video spotlight: Dr. Stan Matwin

Dr. Stan Matwin is the Director of the Institute for Big Data Analytics at Dalhousie University. He's a professor in the Faculty of Computer Science and a Canada Research Chair in Visual Text Ana...  Read more


Posted Tue, 06/25/2013 - 08:34 in Health

Robert Rose in his lab

Dal researchers join effort to reduce deaths due to heart disease and stroke

Dalhousie Medical School has joined the Heart and Stroke Foundation Research Leadership Circle to advance heart disease and stroke research. The Research Leadership Circle initiative will accelerate...  Read more


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