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Who really has the right to determine how countries manage their fisheries? Economist Megan Bailey with the Marine Affairs program explores this question and more in this Sciographies excerpt.
Few people can say that they’ve described a new species, but Alastair Simpson is one of them. The allure of discovering the unknown first drew Dr. Simpson to the field of evolutionary biology during his undergraduate studies in Sydney, Australia. Check out highlights from his Sciographies radio show and podcast interview.
Dr. Jason Brown discusses his musical upbringing, real-world applications of graph theory, the math behind music, and The Beatles (of course). Check out highlights from his Sciographies radio show and podcast interview.
How did Sara Iverson know her dream career at such a young age? And why is being a role model important to her? Check out highlights from her Sciographies radio show and podcast interview.
From Halifax to Iceland to Mars and the moons of Jupiter: in the 15 years since graduating from Dalhousie's Earth Sciences, Christopher Hamilton (BSc’04) has carved out a career path that has seen him apply his knowledge of the Earth’s volcanic structures to better understanding the volcanic history of and activity on other worlds.
Thanks to support from Eastlink, Nova Scotia Math Circles — a Dal-community partnership — is reaching more school-age children than ever with engaging, enriching mathematics experiences.