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Inclusive Impact: A refreshed strategic direction for Dalhousie research and innovation
The new direction builds on transformative discoveries, an increase in research productivity, a boost in commercialization and partnerships, and the collective momentum of Dal's research community.
A rare survivor: Team rescue effort ends in spectacular triumph for beached sea turtle
How many people does it take to save a wayward turtle? For Scottie, the endangered green sea turtle, it took a team of veterinarians, government officials, a conservation group, a Canadian airline and an aquarium in Bermuda.
"In search of a better tomorrow": Dal innovators celebrated at Discovery Awards
Leading researchers and innovators from across Nova Scotia were celebrated last week at the 21st annual Discovery Awards, including eight members of the Dalhousie community.
Potato growers can use AI to monitor and predict potato nutrition in real time
Potatoes are one of Canada’s largest commercial crops. Artificial intelligence technologies can be used to maximize crop yields.
Can democracies get a grip on climate change? Takeaways from this year's Stanfield Conversation
A former federal MP and current head of WWF-Canada, an award-winning former mayor, and one of Canada's leading energy policy experts came together during Dal's annual panel series to probe the question: Can democracies meet the challenge of climate change? Here's what they had to say.
New Dal major uncovers long‑hidden Black experience in Canada and beyond
Dal’s Black and African Diaspora Studies major — the first of its kind at a Canadian university — will touch on everything from experiences of oppression and racial injustice to narratives of resilience and empowerment.
Scholars' showcase: A look at some of the latest publications and creative work emerging out of FASS
An award-winning book about the influence of tuberculosis on the modern stage, a deep dive into the archives of Apartheid, and a novel about the threat of nuclear war — the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences contains multitudes as illustrated at this year's celebration of research, publications, and creative activities.
Everyday life reimagined in Fountain School season opener Middletown
DalTheatre’s production of Will Eno’s Middletown brings an ensemble of final-year acting students together for a performance that shows just how profound day-to-day life in a small town can be.
Israeli hostages will undoubtedly be used as human shields in brutal Hamas‑Israel war
The Israeli hostages in Gaza are living a nightmare. They’re likely to remain displaced, under duress and will be the human shields of this war, writes Robert Huish.
A major international conference on slavery is coming to Halifax: Here’s what you need to know
Dalhousie University and the University of King's College have partnered with the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia to host a groundbreaking meeting of the Universities Studying Slavery consortium this month — the first ever USS event to be held outside of the United States.