Research

Dal researchers receive funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

Dr. Ian Weaver, one of Dal's most recently funded John R. Evans Leaders Fund researchers, is looking at the role maternal stress may play in some individuals developing more stress–related health conditions.

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Global leaders in ocean research

Oceans are an area of special emphasis at Dalhousie. More than 100 of our faculty are involved in research ranging from oceanography and marine biology to law and engineering.

DalPower researchers

Dalhousie researchers are tackling our most pressing global challenges. Meet six scientists who are shaping our world and influencing our future. Watch more researcher videos.

Research news

  • A global perspective on agriculture
    Dal's Faculty of Agriculture is focused on building agricultural capacities around the globe, from Nova Scotia to Ethiopia.
  • Composting for stronger soil
    Faculty of Agriculture grad student Carolyn Wilson looks to increase potato yields through stronger, more compost-based soils.
  • Considering the future of policing in Canada
    Canada's police forces need to be more collaborative and more evidence-based, according to a national panel of experts that included Dalhousie sociologist Christopher Murphy.
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Aboriginal and Indigenous Research in Dal News

Supporting Aboriginal communities  

A look at Aboriginal research at Dal: Given Dalhousie’s location in the heart of Mi’kmaq territory, it’s perhaps not surprising to find a number of  research projects taking place with Aboriginal and Indigenous communities. What might be surprising, though, are their variety — and the degree to which they span various communities. Read the full story.