Mapping Priority Areas to Academic Programs

This page provides a mapping of Nova Scotia priority research areas to academic programs at Dalhousie University. The following is intended as a guideline ONLY.

Note that only students in thesis-based programs are eligible for the Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship.

Ocean S&T

  • Marine Biology
  • Oceanography
  • Physics and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Resource and Environ. Management

ICT

  • Faculty of Computer Science
  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering

Clean Technology (including Materials Science and Engineering)

  • Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Physics

Financial Services

  • Economics
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Mathematics & Statistics

Life Sciences

  • Agriculture
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biological Engineering
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Medical Neuroscience
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology and Biophysics
  • Psychology & Neuroscience

Aerospace & Defense

  • Engineering
  • Physics

Health & Wellness

  • Bioethics
  • Clinical Vision Science
  • Clinician Scientist
  • Community Health and Epidemiology
  • Health Promotion
  • Human Communication Disorders
  • Kinesiology
  • Leisure Studies
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • (Possibly Architecture & Planning)

Resource Sector

  • Agriculture
  • Civil and Resource Engineering
  • Earth Sciences
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Mineral Resource Engineering
  • Petroleum, Oil and Gas Engineering
  • Resource and Environ. Management 

Social Innovation (Policy Research)

  • International Development Studies
  • Law
  • Political Science
  • Resource and Environmental Management
  • Social Anthropology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • (other areas will be verified by the Dean of FASS)

 

* IDPhD, Engineering Mathematics, and Applied Mathematics and Statistics may qualify in any of these areas