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Travelling scientist: microbiology student Leah Johnston shares her fourth‑year experience

From Cape Dorset, Nunavut to Boston, Massachusetts, Leah Johnston has had a whirlwind fourth year, travelling throughout North America sharing the power of education, science and her undergraduate microbiology research.


The Wallace McCain Learning Commons

A brand new space deisgned just for students is now open. Learn, study and socialize in the Wallace McCain Learning Commons.


Congratulations to Dal alumnus Arthur McDonald, Nobel Prize recipient

Dr. McDonald (BSc’64, MSc’65, LLD’97), from Sydney, N.S., shares the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics with Dr. Takaaki Kajita of Japan for the discovery of neutrino oscillations.


The Royal Society of Canada welcomes Dr. Christine Chambers to its College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Dr. Christine Chambers—internationally recognized for her innovative work on pediatric pain management—was named to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.


Newly elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Dr. Jeffrey Hutchings, perhaps best known for his work on fish population collapse and recovery, was recently elected to the Royal Society of Canada.


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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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