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The Faculty of Science is Dal’s largest, with over 3,500 undergraduate students and 400 graduate students. Learn more about our programs.

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Our professors conducted more than $26 million in research last year. Learn more about our research.

News & Announcements

On Thursday, October 4, an innovative online learning experience that is transforming the way we learn about and engage with the ocean officially became available to students across Canada.
Launched in 2012, the Schulich Leader scholarship program funds a total of 50 undergraduate scholarships for the most promising incoming science, technology, engineering and math students at top universities across the country annually.
Aaron Prosper, now President of the Dalhousie Student Union, grew up as a member of the Eskasoni First Nation before moving to Halifax to study at Dalhousie. Now in his fifth year of the Neuroscience program, Prosper has his sights set on a career in medicine.
The Whale Habitat and Listening Experiment (WHaLE) team collaborated with a number of federal agencies, including the Canadian military, to conduct a unique data collection experiment in the Gulf of St. Lawrence this past summer.
Nine of Dalhousie's world-class researchers, three whom which belong to the Faculty of Science, have been recognized by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) for their outstanding scholarly achievement.
During August and September, the Northwest Atlantic Ocean’s sea surface temperatures creep up to just below 20 degrees Celsius. The warm waters bring with them some cold blooded creatures: sharks.