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Michaela Gardner for Dal News  –  Research, All News
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Killam post-doc Dara Orbach spent much of the past seven years studying the sexual activity of cetaceans, the class of aquatic mammals that includes species like dolphins.
Dal News - Patti Lewis  –  Students, Research, All News
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Three made-in-Nova Scotia approaches to ocean science will be used during an upcoming voyage to study the impacts of climate change on the Northwest Atlantic, sailing from St. John’s, NL to Galway, Ireland onboard the Irish research vessel the Celtic Explorer.
Michele Charlton, Dal News  –  Research, Faculty and Staff, All News
Thursday, April 13, 2017
On April 13, Erin Bertrand was announced as the 2017 recipient of the Simons Foundation Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution Award. The purpose of the award is to help launch the career of outstanding investigators who use quantitative approaches to advance the understanding of marine microbial ecology and evolution.
Dal News - Michele Charlton (with files from University of Waterloo and Cornell University)  –  Research, All News
Friday, April 7, 2017
Dal's Scott Chapman is part of a global team building an innovative, high-powered telescope 5,600 m above sea level in Chile's Atacama Desert.
Cherry Au - Dal News  –  Students, All News
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Three Dal students formed a World's Challenge Challenge (WCC) team to address limited resources and training in prosthetic limb production globally, particularly in developing countries. The team won Dal's stage of the WCC and will move on to nationals in May.
Dal News - Melanie Jollymore  –  Research, All News
Friday, March 24, 2017
A new means of advancing research and development in Atlantic Canada made its debut at Dalhousie’s Life Sciences Research Institute earlier this month.
Dal News - Ryan McNutt  –  All News
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Ari Jónsson, president of Iceland’s Reykjavík University, had been thinking about visiting Dalhousie University for some time. Earlier this month, he had his chance and toured various facilities.
Matt Reeder, Dal News  –  Students, Community Outreach, All News
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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.
Matt Reeder & Michele Charlton - Dal News  –  Research, All News
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
MEOPAR is strengthening Canada’s capacity to observe, predict and respond to marine risks. The network just received $28.5 million in renewal funding from the federal government.
Michele Charlton, Dal News  –  Research, All News
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Two outstanding researchers from Dal have received national funding for their innovative work. Daniel Ruzzante (Biology) and Michelle Adams (Resource and Environmental Studies) were recipients of the NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects.
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