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Friday, November 23, 2018
It was a clean sweep for Dal researchers at the 16th annual Discovery Awards Thursday evening (Nov. 22).
Kristen Cyr  –  Research, All News
Thursday, November 15, 2018
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.
Simon Sherry for The Conversation  –  Research, All News
Friday, November 2, 2018
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.
Niecole Comeau and Michele Charlton  –  Research, All News
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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.
Nikki Beauchamp  –  Students, Research, All News
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
During August and September, the Northwest Atlantic Ocean’s sea surface temperatures creep up to just below 20 degrees Celsius. The warm waters bring with them some cold blooded creatures: sharks.
Emma Geldart  –  Students, Research, All News
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Over a year after a 63-foot female blue whale — the largest animal species on Earth — was sighted floating off the coast of Nova Scotia, Dal’s Gordon Price, Chris Harvey-Clark, Christopher Nelson and a team of volunteers are working to turn the loss into a learning opportunity.
Ryan McNutt  –  Research, All News
Friday, August 10, 2018
Dalhousie professor uses statistical techniques to determines authorship of long disputed Beatles favourites.
Patti Lewis  –  Research, All News
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Dalhousie Professor finds that rat control should be an urgent conservation priority on many remote tropical islands in an effort to protect coral.
Fallon Bourgeois  –  Research, All News
Thursday, July 5, 2018
Kate Pepler (BA’16) is set to open Halifax’s first zero-waste café and store this fall — the latest chapter in her deep dedication to sustainability. Environment, Sustainability and Society Science Environmental Programs Alumni
Michele Charlton, with files from Fisheries and Oceans Canada  –  Research, All News
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
New funding from the Government of Canada will support Dal researchers in protecting and restoring coastline habitats in Nunavut.
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