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Studying Diabetic Alert Dogs

Dalhousie PhD Candidate Catherine Reeve is researching how diabetic alert dogs are able to recognize changing blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.

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Oceanic Connections

More than a body of water, our world's oceans have a connection to the atmosphere, environment and human health. Over 100 researchers across nine Dalhousie faculties are discovering the link.

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Using fossils to predict the future for oceanic species

Heike Lotze and Derek Tittensor have collaborated together through the National Evolutionary Synthesis Centre (NESCent) to analyze 23 million year old fossils to identify ocean “hotspots” that put species at risk.

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Chemistry's Axel Becke awarded NSERC's highest honour

Dr. Becke receives the Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering, Canada’s most prestigious scientific research prize. Dr. Becke's revolutionary work advanced a computational method called the “density-functional theory” (DFT).

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About the Faculty of Science

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Professors teach foundational skills for students to make a difference through science. Learn more about the Faculty of Science.

 

 

Our Research and Researchers

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Dalhousie's Faculty of Science attracted $34.5 million in total research funding in 2013 and graduated 97 PhD. and Masters students. Learn more about our Research.

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