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.
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.
Earth sciences prof John Gosse worked with a team to recalcuate when the decay of the ancient Cordilleran Ice Sheet took place. The findings provide insight on the Greenland Ice Sheet's future and sea-level rise.
For many cancer patients, going through radiation therapy can be an incredibly stressful and time-consuming process. Dalhousie’s Dr. James Robar wants to change that by providing health practitioners with an in-house tool that improves the accuracy and efficiency of this treatment, while making it a more comfortable experience for the patient.
Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, was on campus to announce $5.7 million in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) through scholarships, fellowships, and grants for researchers at four Halifax post-secondary institutions, including Dalhousie. Among the recipients is Dr. Natalie Rosen of Psychology and Neuroscience.