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One of Canada's top innovators

World-renowned battery researcher Jeff Dahn honoured with inaugural Governor General's Innovation Award.


Axel Becke awarded Killam Prize

One of the most cited researchers in the world, Dr. Becke has received the 2016 Killam Prize in the Natural Sciences.


Research-driven solutions

Our world-leading experts are generating marine discoveries that ignite the economy and influence policy.


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's first Trudeau Fellow, Jocelyn Downie's research explores the legal and ethical issues at the end of life. Learn more about her research.

Research news

  • Pitching ocean ideas
    Students from Dal and Keil's joint Transatlantic Ocean System Science and Technology’s (NSERC CREATE TOSST) summer school recently had the opportunity to pitch their best ocean business concepts to a panel of Nova Scotian business moguls, "Dragon's Den" style.
  • Fulbright Scholarship takes Dal graduate student to California
    Thanks to a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship, Dal Political Science student John Mitton is getting to advance his award-winning international conflict research at the University of Southern California.
  • Dal prof receives national award for mental health research
    Psychiatrist Dr. Rudolf Uher is this year's recipient of the $100,000 Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research, in recognition of his innovative approaches to helping pre-empt mental illness.
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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.