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Canada becomes a world leader in ocean research

The Government of Canada announced $94-million in funding through the Government of Canada’s Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) to support the Dal-led Ocean Frontier Institute.



Qendresa, a new Dal Integrated Science student, aims to make a mark in neuroscience and beyond


Monitoring our atmosphere

Dal researcher part of team that identified 39 previously unknown major sources of pollution


Ocean School

Dalhousie and the National Film Board of Canada, supported by governments of Canada and Nova Scotia, have partnered on Ocean School, a project designed to build ocean literacy among youth


Stars of the deep

Dal biology researchers contributed to a new study showing that patterns of diversity in deep sea brittle stars are unlike those anywhere else on Earth.




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Dalhousie Science News

  • First impressions
    The first few weeks of university can be a period of adjustment for students, who are acclimatizing to new ways of learning and living. But for first-year student Linxi Zhang, the leap into student life hardly compares to the leap she made across the globe from her home country of China.
  • Exploring materials for "racetrack" memory
    Ted Monchesky and his research want to identify materials with the magnetic properties required for a major breakthrough in computer memory.
  • Shining a light on the global fishing industry
    PhD Candidate Kristina Boerder is involved with Global Fishing Watch (GFW), a website that uses satellite data from automatic identification systems (AIS) to enable the public to track fishing activity anywhere in the world in near real-time for free.
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