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  • 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.
  • Understanding the link between fracking and earthquakes
    September 3, 2019 8:30 AM
    Researchers studying hydraulic fracturing have answered a longstanding question over how the practice can sometimes cause moderate earthquakes and may be able to use their model to forecast when quakes linked to fracking might occur.
  • Space craft
    August 29, 2019 8:30 AM
    Engineering student Arad Gharagozli is heading to the European Space Agency’s academy to learn about operating a spacecraft from the ground — the sole Canadian selected for the program.
  • Dal alumni take the pain and destruction out of ring removal
    August 14, 2019 8:30 AM
    Conventional methods of removing rings are often painful and destructive, but emergency room doctors are now taking a new approach to the problem, using a device called RingRescue created by four Dal alumni to treat patients.
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