Research Partners

Some of our university partners

Centre for Foreign Policy Studies

The Centre for Foreign Policy Studies is strategically located to act as a focal point to examine the critical issue of maritime security. The MSPP focuses on the importance of both global and national maritime security to Canada’s sovereignty and prosperity. The Centre is affiliated via the MSPP with the Halifax Marine Research Institute, Dalhousie’s Centre of Excellence on Ocean research.

College of Sustainability

The College of Sustainability acts as a virtual and physical home for Dalhousie faculty, students and staff interested in all aspects of sustainability—socio-cultural, financial and environmental. The College’s interdisciplinary approach and innovative ESS (Environment, Sustainability and Society) curriculum has been internationally recognized for excellence in sustainability education.

European Union Centre of Excellence for European Studies

The European Union Centre of Excellence (EUCE) aims to utilize cutting-edge research undertaken by faculty members across the university to enhance the awareness and understanding of government stakeholders, the general public, and members of the academic community (students and faculty) on a range of topics pertaining to European Union (EU)-Canada relations, comparative EU-Canada public policies, and EU policies more generally.

Institute for Ocean Research Enterprise

The Institute for Ocean Research Enterprise (formerly Halifax Marine Research Institute) is a groundbreaking collaborative marine research and innovation vehicle that brings together a number of partners from industry, government and the post secondary education system has been launched on Canada’s east coast.

International Ocean Institute of Canada

IOI-Canada is a leading member of the International Ocean Institute’s worldwide network of operational centres and focal points. Established at Dalhousie University by Elisabeth Mann Borgese in 1979, it is a federally incorporated, not-for profit organisation with a mission to promote responsible ocean governance and the stewardship and sustainable use of coastal and ocean resources in Canada and around the world. Its three main activities are education and training, collaborative research, and outreach.

Marine Affairs Program

The Marine Affairs Program at Dalhousie University provides an inquiring and stimulating interdisciplinary learning environment to advance the sustainable use of the world’s diverse coastal and ocean environments. MAP offers professional education at the graduate level for both current and aspiring ocean and coastal managers.