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.
An investment in ocean education and literacy
The Honourable Dominic Leblanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, was on campus Thursday to announce the Government of Canada's investment in Ocean School — a new educational initiative from Dalhousie University and the National Film Board aimed at increasing ocean literacy among Canadian youth.
Revolutionizing construction with recycled tires
Dal Engineering students, faculty and alumni have teamed up study how tire derived aggregate (or "TDA") can strengthen civil engineering and construction projects.
Preventing doom from bloom
Fresh water algae blooms can be toxic, which is why second-year Agriculture student Alexandra Warren is spending her summer studying how they affect wildlife that use local lakes as a water source.
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.