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News & Announcements

Valentina Ceballos, an honours student majoring in Marine Biology, has received the award in honour of the legacy of Rob Stewart, a Canadian photographer, filmmaker and conservationist best known for his documentary films Sharkwater and Sharkwater Extinction.
Ariel Provo, a four-time Academic All Canadian athlete, graduates from Dalhousie’s Medical Sciences program this spring.
Jeff Dahn, Chongyin Yang and Michael Metzger will use millions in new funding to help advance their work on developing better batteries for electric vehicles and grid-energy storage.
Today marks two years since the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that tragically took the lives of Angela Rehhorn and Danielle Moore, both 24-year old graduates of Dal’s marine biology program. Now, as a way to honour their daughter’s legacy, Rehhorn's parents are offering support for student mental health services at Dal.
Chongyin Yang and Michael Metzger will both work very closely with Jeff Dahn, who is currently the NSERC/Tesla Canada Inc. Industrial Research Chair and Canada Research Chair in Materials for Advanced Batteries.
Drs. Jeff Dahn and Kenneth Wilson are two of 114 new appointments to the Order of Canada announced by her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada.