Current research


Our research spans disciplines, drawing together the best and brightest from the health professions, the sciences, and the humanities. You'll discover a range of subjects - from the health-care costs of childhood obesity to the benefits of exercise to people with chronic disease.

Funding opportunities


As a graduate student in the MA Leisure Studies program, you could be eligible to apply for grants and other opportunities to fund your studies. Many students also have teaching assistantships or research assistantships. Dalhousie also offers a range of funding opportunities to graduate students in various displines.

Search faculty by research area


Our faculty members have a range of research backgrounds - and many are cross-disciplinary, with research covering both leisure and health promotion or kinesiology and leisure. What they all have in common is a desire to share their knowledge and ensure students have the skills they need to pursue a rewarding career.