Dalhousie University scientists forecast the northern part of the Gulf of Mexico will experience a hypoxic zone, or an area of low oxygen also known as a dead-zone, about three times the size of Prince Edward Island this summer.
Three minutes of “trash talk” about the Bahamas helped Marine Management student Kristal Ambrose win over the audience and the judges at the Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) finals at Dalhousie on Thursday evening.
Humans have harvested the ocean’s resources for millennia, but a new study published this week in the journal Science reveals, for the first time ever, a precise image of the massive scale of global fishing activity.
A new partnership between the Offshore Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA), the Nova Scotia Department of Energy, and Dalhousie University will enable researchers to test new and innovative tidal energy technologies at the university’s state-of-the-art Aquatron Laboratory.
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.
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