George Armoyan’s Insights to Success
October 29, 2020, 12:00 PM
The IDEA Speaker Series welcomed George Armoyan (BEng'83) to speak to his business and entrepreneurial successes, and more largely the impact of mentorship
Creating solutions to supply shortages
August 20, 2020, 12:00 PM
The sourcing of PPE and medical supplies to Canada were drastically impacted by the pandemic, creating a critical need for locally available solutions. Dalhousie University and the Emera idea HUB team quickly stepped forward to connect Dalhousie and its network to respond to PPE and equipment needs in Atlantic Canada.
Empowering future leaders
August 10, 2020, 12:00 PM
Receiving an Irving Oil Scholarship has had an incredible impact on engineering student Megan Fudge.
Tackling Theses Together
August 3, 2020, 12:00 PM
2020 graduates, Kayleigh Rayner Brown and Addison Rayner, have many unique experiences as a married couple completing Engineering degrees. With the COVID-19 pandemic they faced a new challenge as each defended their thesis digitally.
Celebrating Student Leaders
July 27, 2020, 12:00 PM
Meet Faraj Shahrstan, one of eight students ranging from various disciplines and years of study were named to this year’s Dean’s Leadership List.
Engineering student developing models to help inform reintroduction of elective surgeries following pandemic
July 10, 2020, 12:00 PM
A Dalhousie Industrial Engineering grad student is working with Nova Scotia Health (NSH) to explore how elective surgeries could be reintroduced in the wake of a pandemic.
Engineering Capstone Project supporting patients with collapsed lungs
July 6, 2020, 12:00 PM
A group of students from Dalhousie’s Department of Mechanical Engineering are developing a novel device to help patients who have experienced a pneumothorax, also known as a collapsed lung.
Engineering students helping children conquer fear of MRIs
July 6, 2020, 12:00 PM
Four Mechanical Engineering students from Dalhousie University have teamed up with the IWK Health Center in Halifax to develop a new MRI simulator to help children conquer their fear of getting an MRI.
Dal researchers help develop wastewater test that could act as an early warning sign for COVID‑19 outbreaks
October 22, 2020, 8:30 AM
Researchers at Dalhousie have helped in the development of a rapid test to detect the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater — an unexpected resource that is becoming a valuable sentinel in the global fight to contain the virus before it is able to spread.
Expanded Schulich Leaders program brings six award recipients to Dal
October 8, 2020, 8:30 AM
Three high school graduates from Atlantic Canada and three from Ontario are this year's Dal recipients of the Schulich Leader award, one of Canada’s most coveted undergraduate scholarships.
How Dal and the Emera ideaHUB stepped up in the face of PPE supply shortages
August 28, 2020, 8:30 AM
As governments and health care providers around the world scrambled earlier this year to acquire personal protective equipment in the face of a growing pandemic and severely disrupted supply chains, Dalhousie and the Emera ideaHUB stepped in to help address the critical need for locally available solutions.
Mission to Mars: Robotics competition goes virtual in 30th year
August 5, 2020, 8:30 AM
Students across Canada, China, and even the Bahamas came together to form 37 teams, collaborating digitally over the semester to get their robots ready to compete in the autonomous robot challenge simulating farming on Mars.
Celebrating Dal’s stellar researchers: Meet this year's President’s Research Excellence Awards recipients
July 15, 2020, 8:30 AM
Meet the 10 stellar scholars selected for this year’s Dalhousie University President’s Research Excellence Awards, which recognize research achievements of faculty members at all stages of their careers.
Blazing a trail for others to follow: Atlantic First Nations Water Authority and Canada sign framework agreement
July 13, 2020, 8:30 AM
A new agreement with the federal government is creating the first ever First Nations-led water authority in Canada — a key milestone focused on ensuring safe drinking water now and into the future. It's an achievement built on more than a decade of collaboration between Dal researchers and the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs.
Grad Profile: A natural fit
June 5, 2020, 8:30 AM
Supriya Patel was drawn to Dal three years ago after reading about its reputation as a research institution. As she completes her master's in Electrical and Computer Engineering this spring, she did so having also made a lasting impact as a student assistant at Dalhousie Libraries.
Grad Profile: Empowering the next generation of female engineers
May 27, 2020, 8:30 AM
Civil Engineering student Sara Evely has served as an inspiration to her fellow female classmates as president of the Women in Engineering Society and to younger women considering careers in STEM.