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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

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

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