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.
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.
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.
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.
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.