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News & Announcements

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.
Allison Chua is a PhD student in the Department of Oceanography under Douglas Wallace (Canada Excellence Research Chair in Ocean Scicence and Technology) and Colin Devey (GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany). She wrote about her experience as a member of the Transatlantic Ocean System Science and Technology (TOSST) joint graduate school, which links ocean research between Canada and Germany.​
Over a year after a 63-foot female blue whale — the largest animal species on Earth — was sighted floating off the coast of Nova Scotia, Dal’s Gordon Price, Chris Harvey-Clark, Christopher Nelson and a team of volunteers are working to turn the loss into a learning opportunity.
Giavonna Rossi is a double major student studying biology and international development. Each discipline helped her realize a passion for eliminating the use of sticky mouse traps.
Dalhousie professor uses statistical techniques to determines authorship of long disputed Beatles favourites.