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When galaxies collide

When galaxies collide

Physics professor Scott Chapman and his former master’s student Tim Miller co-led a study in the journal Nature outlining an out-of-this-world discovery of 14 large, dense galaxies set to merge in a violently energetic collision.  Read more.

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Michele
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Dr. Christopher McMaster, a renowned expert in biochemistry and cell biology, has been has appointed as the scientific director for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute of Genetics.
Kevin Quigley
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
This week marks the 26th anniversary of the Westray mine disaster in Nova Scotia. There have been plenty of disasters since then, writes MacEachen Institute Director Kevin Quigley, but we still struggle to hold people to account when systems fail.
Ryan McNutt
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Over four decades, Rowe School of Business faculty member Mary Brooks has reshaped government policy, changed industry thinking and elevated the scholarship of shipping management. Now, she's the first woman to ever receive the top award in her field: the Onassis Prize in Shipping.

Archives - Research

Elissa Barnard
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
New research from Dalhousie Medical School researcher Dr. Bradley Johnston indicates that hospitalized patients at high risk for C. difficile infection should be recommended probiotics to help prevent infection.
Matt Reeder
Friday, May 11, 2018
Nursing PhD student Martha Paynter sees great power in her profession and is using her position as a researcher and advocate to enact change and improve health outcomes for pregnant inmates. Now, her efforts have been recognized with one of Canada’s top student awards: a 3M National Student Fellowship.
Patti Lewis
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
The Dal-led Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) rolled out the red carpet Tuesday for His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, who had high praise for the institute’s research and its work to support sustainable ocean development.
Kevin Quigley
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
This week marks the 26th anniversary of the Westray mine disaster in Nova Scotia. There have been plenty of disasters since then, writes MacEachen Institute Director Kevin Quigley, but we still struggle to hold people to account when systems fail.
Michele Charlton
Monday, May 7, 2018
Dal faculty and students will make up one of 15 teams chosen to launch and operate a satellite as part of the Canadian Space Agency’s national CubeSat project.