Faculty of Science News
News Release: Online Atlas Showcases Traditional Land‑Use Knowledge of Canadian Arctic Inuit of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut
In collaboration, a user-friendly web atlas of the Canadiana Arctic was released using Inuit traditional and current uses of the territory
News Release: low oxygen "dead zone" in Gulf of Mexico will be three times as large as Prince Edward Island, forecast finds
Dalhousie University scientists forecast the northern part of the Gulf of Mexico will experience a hypoxic zone, or an area of low oxygen also known as a dead-zone, about three times the size of Prince Edward Island this summer.
Curious? Just "Ask a Scientist"
Beginning this month, Dal Science professors, staff, students, and alumni will hit the streets to share their passion for science in the community. Ask a Scientist is a summer-long science outreach project designed to bring people together through their shared curiosity about scientific phenomena.
Kristal Ambrose's "trash talk" prevails at Dal's 3 Minute Thesis competition
Three minutes of “trash talk” about the Bahamas helped Marine Management student Kristal Ambrose win over the audience and the judges at the Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) finals at Dalhousie on Thursday evening.
200 Circles: a celebrated alumnus tells Dalhousie's story
Dal grad Erik Demaine (BSc'95) has given the university a unique gift of art and science. The MIT mathematician and his father created a curved-crease sculpture to honour Dalhousie's Bicentennial Celebration.
Leading a plastic pollution revolution
A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sail across the Pacific Ocean and study the Western Garbage Patch inspired Marine Management Kristal Ambrose to start a plastic pollution revolution.
Massive global fishing footprint captured in detail for first time
Humans have harvested the ocean’s resources for millennia, but a new study published this week in the journal Science reveals, for the first time ever, a precise image of the massive scale of global fishing activity.
Dal's cutting‑edge aquatic research facility to test tidal energy projects
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.
Current Tides: a collection of Dal's latest ocean research
The 3rd volume of Current Tidesis now available. This student-led magazine features the ongoing interdisciplinary research in the Department of Oceanography at Dalhousie University.
Gail Eskes' spatial neglect research receives $150k from local businesswoman and the Heart & Stroke Foundation
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.