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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

  • Connecting food and health
    Third-year Faculty of Agriculture student Brianna Downey is spending her summer studying peptides, short chains of proteins that can have a big impact on human health — for the better.
  • New home, new hope
    A cross-Canada coalition — led by Dal and linked with the Children and Youth in Challenging Contexts Network — is partnering with German researchers to study the experiences of young Syrian refugees as they face the challenges of settling in a new country.
  • Improving knowledge of kids' cancer pain through social media
    A new partnership led by Dal's Dr. Christine Chambers and Dr. Jennifer Stinson from SickKids in Toronto will bring parents the best research evidence about pediatric cancer pain.
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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.