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Posted Tue, 11/27/2012 - 11:44 in Agriculture

Paul Manning

Paul Manning named Dalhousie's 87th Rhodes Scholar

Dalhousie's Paul Manning, a fourth year science student in the Faculty of Agriculture, has been selected as a Rhodes Scholar to represent the Maritime Provinces in 2013. He is Dalhousie's 87...  Read more

Posted Wed, 11/21/2012 - 16:35 in Arts


Black Canadians and the War of 1812

Dalhousie’s James R. Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies, Dr. Afua Cooper, is speaking up for forgotten African American and Canadian soldiers who fought for the British in the War of 181...  Read more

Posted Wed, 11/21/2012 - 09:56 in Engineering

Dr. Corbin working in his lab.

Finding ways to reduce costs and energy in aerospace manufacturing

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and Pratt & Whitney Canada have partnered to award a $1.25 million Industrial Research Chair to Dr. Stephen Corbin of Dalhou...  Read more

Posted Tue, 11/13/2012 - 14:53 in Agriculture

Oxford Frozen Foods, Wild Blueberry Producers Associations and Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture reduce agrochemical use in wild blueberry fields.

Oxford Frozen Foods Limited and researchers at Dalhousie’s Faculty of Agriculture recognize the need to reduce the amount of agrochemicals in wild blueberry fields. Teamed with Dr. Qamar Zaman under...  Read more

Posted Tue, 11/13/2012 - 13:56 in Arts

Chance or chants: What is Jewish music?

Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences and Department of Music present “Chance or Chants: What is Jewish Music?". It is the inaugural installment of the Marcie-Ann Gilsig Se...  Read more

Posted Tue, 11/13/2012 - 08:13 in Health

Understanding the impact of cyberbullying

Adolescents are exposed to the internet and social media now more than ever. With that comes the increased threat of cyberbullying—a form of torment that can be detrimental to one's health and wellb...  Read more

Posted Tue, 11/13/2012 - 08:12 in Dalhousie-related

Students use neurotechnology (EEG) in one of the RADIANT labs.

Training student researchers for today’s scientific and industrial needs

Dalhousie’s Collaborative Research and Training Experience programs (CREATE) support the training of students in a way that makes them poised for careers in science and industry. The multidisciplina...  Read more

Posted Thu, 11/08/2012 - 11:17 in Dalhousie-related

Dr. Richard Florizone

Richard Florizone named Dalhousie’s 11th President

Dalhousie University’s Board of Governors today announced that Dr. Richard Florizone has been named the university’s 11th president. Dr. Florizone’s term will commence July 1, 2013...  Read more

Posted Thu, 11/08/2012 - 08:56 in Agriculture

Blue and Gold recipients to be honoured at Dalhousie Agricultural Campus

The Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture will honour three of its alumni during their annual Blue and Gold Awards program Friday, November 9th, 2012. Peter S. Clarke will receive the Distinguished Alumn...  Read more

Posted Tue, 10/30/2012 - 08:58 in Health

Katherine Mifflin winning a prize for her research, Anesthesia Research Day. Pictured with Dr. M.Cousins (University of Sydney)

Video Reduces Children’s Anxiety Prior to Surgery

Research by Dalhousie student Katherine Mifflin found that having children watch a video immediately prior to surgery can reduce their anxiety during anesthesia induction, the most stressful time fo...  Read more

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