About the School of HAHP
At the School of Health and Human Performance, our interprofessional learning environment encourages you to build your critical-thinking skills while exploring how leisure and recreational activities enhance and impact our lives. You could learn about injury prevention and athletic performance, or the benefits of leisure activities in different groups such as cancer survivors and home-based workers. Find out more.
HAHP in Dal News
An exciting new course in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences explores popular representations of the end of the world — from A (apocalypse) to Z (zombies).
A global perspective on agriculture
Dal's Faculty of Agriculture is focused on building agricultural capacities around the globe, from Nova Scotia to Ethiopia.
Industrial Engineering students "Happy" with competition results
Dal students' video tribute to Halifax, soundtracked by Pharrell Williams' "Happy," isn't only a hit locally: it was part of their big win at a national student conference.
Thompson Tearing Up the League
In case you haven't heard, Courtney Thompson is on an absolute tear this season on the women's basketball team.
The Next 36 selects two of Dalhousie's young entrepreneurs
Two of Dal's Starting Lean alumni have been selected as part of the 2015 class of The Next 36, an elite program for young entrepreneurs.
Faculty & Research
Our professors aren't only dedicated to student education, they're also active researchers. From the physiology of exercise, HIV/AIDS prevention, and gender-based analysis of health policies to Aboriginal health issues, professors in HAHP are investigating cuttng-edge topics in health and recreation research - all with the goal of making society a better place to live. Find out how you can contribute.