Allison Chua is a PhD student in the Department of Oceanography under Douglas Wallace (Canada Excellence Research Chair in Ocean Scicence and Technology) and Colin Devey (GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany). She wrote about her experience as a member of the Transatlantic Ocean System Science and Technology (TOSST) joint graduate school, which links ocean research between Canada and Germany.
Over a year after a 63-foot female blue whale — the largest animal species on Earth — was sighted floating off the coast of Nova Scotia, Dal’s Gordon Price, Chris Harvey-Clark, Christopher Nelson and a team of volunteers are working to turn the loss into a learning opportunity.
Even though Nick Belliveau received his degree in May, he’s still spending most of his days in the Biology department. That’s because Nick is helping to digitize the university’s nearly 100-year-old Herbarium.