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  • Volcano Watcher
    From Halifax to Iceland to Mars and the moons of Jupiter: in the 15 years since graduating from Dalhousie's Earth Sciences, Christopher Hamilton (BSc’04) has carved out a career path that has seen him apply his knowledge of the Earth’s volcanic structures to better understanding the volcanic history of and activity on other worlds.
  • Nova Scotia Math Circles celebrates five years with Eastlink
    Thanks to support from Eastlink, Nova Scotia Math Circles — a Dal-community partnership — is reaching more school-age children than ever with engaging, enriching mathematics experiences.
  • GRAD PROFILE: SEEING RISK AS OPPORTUNITY
    Lindsay MacCormick began her Science degree at Dal with an eye on neuroscience, but soon found herself drawn to the world of mathematics and statistics — particularly, to newly launched courses in actuarial science that have given her an edge in the rapidly growing field.
  • Getting to the heart of the research experience
    The Dalhousie Integrated Science Program (DISP) is a first-year option for Bachelor of Science students that want to jumpstart their exploration of the sciences with hands-on experience conducting studies in labs and out in the field. Read about one of the DISP Class of 2019 research studies.
  • Taking talent and innovation to the next level
    A unique seed-stage program for massively scalable, science-based companies, Creative Destruction Lab Atlantic is bringing together the best in the Atlantic region with the best in the world.
  • Reaching for the top: Dal's top co‑op students of the year
    Get to know the six outstanding students, including science student Claire Attridge, being recognized this week with Dal's Top Co-Op Student of the Year Award — and learn how their co-op experiences have helped take their eduation to new heights.
  • Just add social media: Pediatric pain researcher takes science to parents to make an impact
    A Dalhousie pain researcher and a former Much Music-host-turned-parenting-blogger are helping millions of parents around the world learn how to help relieve their children’s pain with the #ItDoesntHaveToHurt initiative.
  • Dal postdoc studies the birth of the Atlantic Ocean
    Marine geophysicist Hanchao Jian is helping us better understand the Earth of 150 million years ago by studying the rock off the coast of Nova Scotia today.
  • Postdoc explores how the ocean moderates global climate
    Marine geophysicist Hanchao Jian is helping us better understand the Earth of 150 million years ago by studying the rock off the coast of Nova Scotia today.
  • Nova Scotia start‑up a game changer for future of clean energy
    From an idea sparked in a Dal Physics lab to a company forged through Creative Destruction Lab Atlantic, Rayleigh Solar Tech is working to bring cheaper, more efficient solar cell technology to market.
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