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  • 30 year later: Building resilience at milestone ceremony for victims of École Polytechnique tragedy
    December 5, 2019 8:30 AM
    This Friday is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. Dalhousie's Faculty of Engineering is one of several Canadian schools participating in École Polytechnique's 30th annual national remembrance ceremony this year via a live video-link broadcast.
  • Clean sweep: Dal researchers steal the show at 17th annual Discovery Awards
    November 22, 2019 8:30 AM
    The vast impact of Dalhousie's scientists and researchers was on full display last Thursday night at Nova Scotia's annual Discovery Awards, with Dal individuals winning every major category at Nova Scotia's top science, technology and innovation celebration.
  • Dalhousie hosts first NASA Space Apps Challenge
    November 14, 2019 8:30 AM
    Co-hosted by several different Dal labs and sandbox spaces, Dalhousie took part in the International NASA Space Apps Challenge last month, bringing together students and alumni across disciplines to tackle out-of-this-world challenges.
  • Learning how an idea becomes marketable
    October 21, 2019 8:51 AM
    A group of high-school students from Sacred Heart School of Halifax recently had the opportunity to visit the Emera ideaHUB and learn how an idea can be transformed into a marketable product.
  • Climate change is a top issue for Canadians. What should voters look for?
    October 16, 2019 11:00 AM
    Polls show that climate change is one of the top-three issues for Canadians heading to the ballot box, writes Dal prof Larry Hughes.
  • Getting the lead out
    October 15, 2019 8:30 AM
    How much lead is in your drinking water? That’s what Bofu Li, a Killam Scholar and PhD student in the Dalhousie’s Centre for Water Resources Studies, is trying to figure out.
  • From classic to electric car – Dal Engineering’s “Triumph”
    September 25, 2019 8:30 AM
    After months of work, Dal Engineering researcher Nathaniel Pearre and student Mitch Gregory have successfully converted a classic 1971 Triumph Spitfire into a modern-day electric car.
  • New Sexton street names celebrate diversity trailblazers
    September 11, 2019 8:30 AM
    With two Sexton Campus streets in need of new names, Dalhousie is recognizing the legacies of Mathieu DaCosta, the first named African in Canada who served as an interpreter for French settlers, and Norma Eddy, the first woman to graduate from what is now the Faculty of Engineering.
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