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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 Dr. Bill Freedman Nature Reserve

The Nature Conservancy of Canada has dedicated a 372-acre nature reserve in Nova Scotia to the late Dr. Bill Freedman, a beloved conservationist and member of the Faculty of Science community.


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.


Cracking the "coda"

Biology PhD candidate Mauricio Cantor found distinct dialects between two clans of sperm whales off the Galapagos Islands, suggesting culture is a mechanism for structuring their society.


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