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.
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Thursday, January 18, 2018
Earlier this month, Heart & Stroke and Dalhousie recognized and celebrated Halifax businesswoman Diane Campbell’s generous investment in improving women’s health. Campbell's gift will fund Dr. Gail Eskes’ ground-breaking research, which aims to improve rehabilitation for people after stroke.
Tora Oliphant, a Microbiology & Immunology and Sociology student, helped organize the Dal Science Society's Support the Report campaign to raise awareness of the importance of access to research funding for new and diverse perspectives.
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.
On a sunny summer day, 31 teachers from across Nova Scotia descended on campus to learn more about enhancing science in schools. This unique one-day conference was organized by the Atlantic Science Links Association (ASLA). Biology's Rajesh Rajaselvam is ASLA's Executive Director.
Offered through Student Health & Wellness, the Stay Connected Mental Health Project gives Dalhousie and King’s students in Halifax the opportunity to meet with other students who can provide them with safe mental health advice and support. One of these on-campus peer support workers is fourth year Medical Sciences student Tanaka Shumba.
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.