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Posted Fri, 03/01/2013 - 11:27 in Oceans

Shark fisheries globally unsustainable: Researchers estimate 100 million sharks die every year

The world’s shark populations are experiencing significant declines with perhaps 100 million or more sharks being lost every year, according to a study published this week in Marine Policy.  Read more

Posted Mon, 02/25/2013 - 10:56 in Science

Two dogs take a photo break with Catherine Floyd

When learning goes to the dogs

Dr. Simon Gadbois, known for his work with coyotes, is operating an innovative lab at Dalhousie that trains dogs to perform many tasks that will benefit society in many interesting ways. It pro...  Read more

Posted Mon, 02/18/2013 - 07:42 in Health

Dr. Matthews supervises a dentistry student.

New approach to oral health research in Canada

A Dalhousie-directed Canadian network of oral health researchers is a new research collaboration and the first of its kind in Canada. The network recently announced its first round of funding, which w...  Read more

Posted Wed, 02/13/2013 - 14:30 in Arts

An installation by Stephen Kelly

Student-designed installation illustrates the science of art

Computer science PhD candidate and exhibiting artist Stephen Kelly mixes science with the arts in his new installation piece titled Patch.  Read more

Posted Tue, 02/12/2013 - 08:45 in Agriculture

Dalhousie University receives accreditation for International Food Business degree

The Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission (MPHEC) has formally approved Dalhousie University’s International Food Business (IFB) degree which allows graduates of the program to receive ...  Read more

Posted Mon, 02/11/2013 - 17:42 in Dalhousie-related

Incoming Director of the EUCE

Strengthening Canada-European Union ties

Earlier this month, the European Commission announced that Dal's European Union Centre of Excellence (EUCE) will be receiving €300,000 (more than $400,000 CDN) over the next three years to support E...  Read more

Posted Wed, 02/06/2013 - 14:56 in Science

Paul Bentzen in Dal's Marine Gene Probe Lab (MGPL), where much of the DNA database research happened.

Scientists develop Atlantic fish DNA database with possible conservation and seafood fraud implications

Dal’s Paul Bentzen and colleagues have developed a publicly available DNA database to identify all fish commonly encountered in the ocean off Atlantic Canada. This database could impact ocean ...  Read more

Posted Wed, 02/06/2013 - 13:56 in Agriculture

Influence of freezing and thawing on soil biology and nutrient cycling

Canadians know winter… but not all of its impacts on the environment Understanding how winter impacts the environment is particularly important in evaluating the potential impacts of climate change....  Read more

Posted Wed, 01/30/2013 - 15:10 in Health

An eye exam is performed at Dalhousie's CLSA site.

Dalhousie part of national aging study that will follow thousands of Nova Scotians

Dalhousie University is participating in a Canada-wide study that will offer new insights into how to age well.   Read more

Posted Mon, 01/28/2013 - 14:52 in Business

Standing in front of a team's visualization of online conversation

Experts@dal spotlight: Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd

Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd is an assistant professor in the School of Information Management and director of the Dalhousie Social Media Lab. In this video, Anatoliy shares insight on why it's important ...  Read more

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