Dal Alert!

Receive alerts from Dalhousie by text message.


June 2017

« Back to 2017

June 2017

Meaghan Bartlett  –  All News
Friday, June 30, 2017
Dr. Josef W. Zwanziger has won the John C. Polyani Award for 2017 from the Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC) for excellence in research.
Matt Reeder  –  All News
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Dean of Science, Dr. Chris Moore shares plans for The Great Debate. Scheduled for April 2018, it will bring together world-leading thinkers in ocean science and space studies in a public discussion centred on the question, “What is the next frontier: space or the ocean?”
Kaitlin Burek  –  All News
Thursday, June 15, 2017
More than 1,000 vistors dropped by Dalhousie's Steele Ocean Sciences Building during Doors Open Halifax earlier this month — hanging out with mermaids, having close encounters with ocean life and learning about exciting research in our region.
Matt Semansky  –  All News
Monday, June 12, 2017
Growing up in the Eskasoni First Nation, Karlee Johnson saw first-hand the impact of language and culture barriers in the health-care system. Now, as a Medical Sciences student at Dal, she has her sights set on a career in medicine in her own community.
Niecole Comeau  –  All News
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Dr. Mary Anne White, Emerita Professor of Chemistry Research and her team have developed an improved tracking tag for fish using a natural material.
Meaghan Bartlett  –  All News
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Dal prof of oceanography Anna Metaxas is one of the leading scientists on a 15-day research expedition to the Gulf of Maine. The rich and vulnerable ecosystem is largely unknown. The expedition will livestream footage of the ocean floor on oceana.ca/GulfofMaine.
Patti Lewis  –  All News
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
David Barclay of Dal's Department of Oceanography is studying how sound moves through muddy seabeds — crucial knowledge for acoustic work related to defense, search and rescue.
Patti Lewis  –  All News, Research
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Wendy Watson-Wright, CEO of the Dal-led Ocean Frontier Institute, highlights women in ocean science/management and Dal's Ocean School initiative at the first-ever UN Ocean Conference.
Meaghan Bartlett  –  All News
Friday, June 2, 2017
Since coming to Dalhousie from The Gambia, Earth Sciences student Njillan Forbes has faced great pressures: losing her mother to illness, meeting the requirements to change degrees, making it into an honours program. But the struggles have only made her stronger.