Newest Updates

September 23, 2020

Summer Student Research Awards - The Faculty of Science is proud to announce the results of the inaugural 2020 Summer Research Contest, a competition open to all undergraduate students participating in a summer research award.

New study models impact of rising fossil fuel prices on employment - A recent Dal Science study published in Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy reveals new findings on the impact of fossil fuel prices on employment.

September 9, 2020

Orientation Sessions for New and Returinig Students - Over the last few weeks, we've hosted virtual orientation sessions for our new and returning students. Did you miss a session? We have you covered. Check out the recorded sessions!

Sciographies - Sciographies is a podcast and radio program on CKDU 88.1 FM (Halifax, NS). The show introduces listeners to scientists at Dalhousie. Each episode explores events in the guest’s life that led to a career in science, while also exploring their research. The third season will be out next week!

Dal Science from a Distance - It’s safe to say that the transition to online education in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has led many members of the Dalhousie on a learning curve. For Medical Sciences student Laith AlHadeed, this shift is another part of why his time at Dalhousie has been so unique.

September 2, 2020

Dal Science Communitities - Launching in September 2020, Dal Science Communities are new program-based groups designed to welcome students to their home departments and programs and connect them with the specific supports and resources relevant to their majors.

August 13, 2020

Your back to school check list: Throughout the summer, we’ve been hearing from many of our students who have told us they would like to access basic course information in advance of the fall term. Check out our back to school check list to make sure you have everything you need for September! 

August 10, 2020

Science instuctors create virtual field trips for online fall term - With COVID-19 restrictions in place for the fall semester, Earth and Environmental Sciences instructor Mike Young and his team are using modern visualization techniques to build over 20 virtual field trips, complete with 3D models, video footage, photogrammetry and other high-resolution visualizations.

Course teaser of PN3190 - Psycholinguistics

Course teaser of ERTH1080 

Science Instructors create virtual field trips for fall online term

August 7, 2020

Enviromental Science Field Course Handbook - The Environmental Science Program brings together disciplines such as biology, chemistry, law, social sciences, and geographic information science to train future scientists capable of tackling major environmental issues. Our field schools are one of many ways to get hands-on experience and dig into experiential learning.

Curious about the field courses offered by Environmental Science? Learn more about these amazing opportunities and decide which are for you!

A Circular Approach to Summer Research

A Circular Approach to Summer Research - We are constantly uncovering new and exciting information that shapes the way we view the world around us. While modern technology plays a key role in these discoveries, Dalhousie Science professor Jonathan Ferrier also recognizes the value of approaching scientific research using Indigenous knowledge.

July 28, 2020

Orientation sessions - 

The Faculty of Science is looking forward to welcoming you back (or welcoming you for the first time) this September! Our faculty and instructors are working hard this summer to prepare for your arrival, and we are confident that the fall semester will be an engaging learning experience for all of our students. This fall will be a new adventure for everyone, but we are excited to find new ways to learn, collaborate and stay connected.

July 15, 2020

Biology course teasers - If you're taking BIOL 1020 this fall, you can get started right now by learning about some big ideas that shape how biologists think about the living world.

Dal Science Meme Contest - Share your favorite science meme on social media on twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #DalScienceMeme. Follow @DalScience to be in the running.

Sciographies - This summer Dal Science is seeking a current student to host one episode of our award winning podcast and radio show Sciographies.

July 8, 2020

Faculty Advisors - Advisors in the Faculty of Science are spread across all of our programs and can help you with questions about your major or honours program, answer course specific questions, find research and study abroad opportunities in your program and explore job opportunities.

Events Calendar - Stay in the loop on some of the events happening in the Faculty of Science and mark your calendars with the important dates that may be relevant to you.

First Year Interest Groups (FIGS) - These First-Year Interest Groups (FIGs) are open to any new student in the Faculty of Science who is entering as a first-year undeclared BSc student.