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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

Posted Tue, 03/05/2013 - 10:20 in Science

The camels lived in a boreal-type forest. The habitat includes larch trees; the depiction is based on records of plant fossils

Remains of extinct giant camel discovered in High Arctic

A research team led by the Canadian Museum of Nature, and including Dalhousie's John Gosse, has identified the first evidence for an extinct giant camel in Canada’s High Arctic.   Read more

Posted Tue, 03/05/2013 - 10:08 in Arts

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Born in hell, escaped to freedom: Human rights activist to share his harrowing story of life inside North Korea’s labour camps

Shin Dong-hyuk, the only person born in North Korea’s political prison camp who is known to have escaped, is coming to Dalhousie this week to share his gripping personal story. He'll also meet with ...  Read more

Posted Tue, 03/05/2013 - 09:33 in Science

New study links binge eating to strained mother-daughter relationships

Dalhousie researchers link binge eating among university-aged women with strained mother-daughter relationships in a recent study published in the journal Eating Behaviors.  Read more

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