In a field where women are often underrepresented, Alison Thompson has distinguished herself as an outstanding mentor for aspiring organic chemists through her supportive approach to teaching in the classroom and her work as a graduate student supervisor.
Scientists at Dalhousie University have discovered a new branch on the ‘Tree of Life’ that no one knew existed. Their findings were published today in the journal Nature and will be critical to better understanding the evolutionary history of life on earth.
Perfectionists are rarely satisfied with their performance or appearance and engage in harsh self-criticism when their efforts fall short. Perfectionists are also more likely to develop the eating disorder bulimia nervosa, according to new research.
Grade-school science teachers have a lot on their plate — which makes keeping up with the science itself a challenge at times. There’s where the Atlantic Science Links Association (ASLA) comes in. A volunteer-based charitable organization, ASLA aims to bridge the gap between the scientific community, schools and the public.
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.