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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


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


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