On a sunny summer day, 31 teachers from across Nova Scotia descended on campus to learn more about enhancing science in schools. This unique one-day conference was organized by the Atlantic Science Links Association (ASLA). Biology's Rajesh Rajaselvam is ASLA's Executive Director.
A decade ago, the world lost one of its most accomplished marine biologists and conservationists when Dal researcher Ransom A. Myers died at the age of 54. A lecture series established in his honour at Dal marked its 10th anniversary last week with a panel discussion on the collapse of Canada’s Atlantic cod fisheries in the early 1990s — a topic the late researcher held near and dear to his heart.
Imhotep's Legacy Academy (ILA) is a Dal-linked organization that aims to boost the number of children of African descent entering into STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields in Nova Scotia.
Science students Sandra Chukwu and Jordan Reynolds run Dalhosuie's chapter of Let's Talk Science, a national a national outreach group that creates and delivers unique learning workshops that engage children, youth and educators in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
In August, the Maria S. Merian came to Halifax for a port call between scientific voyages to the Labrador Sea. The Halifax community was invited to tour the modern research vesel, meet German and Dalhousie researchers and students, and learn how scientists study the ocean.