Faculty of Science News
Dal profs receive funding for research and training to enhance Canada's economy, society and environment
Two outstanding researchers from Dal have received national funding for their innovative work. Daniel Ruzzante (Biology) and Michelle Adams (Resource and Environmental Studies) were recipients of the NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects.
Humble beginnings: how the Discovery Centre found a home in Halifax
In celebration of Halifax's new Discovery Centre, we take a look back at its humble beginnings and the Dal profs who were there from the start.
Supercharged success: Battery researcher Jeff Dahn wins Herzberg Gold Medal
One of the pioneers of lithium-ion battery technology used around the world today, Jeff Dahn (NSERC/Tesla Canada Industrial Research Chair) is this year’s recipient of the Herzberg Gold Medal, Canada’s top award for scientific achievement. His win is Dalhousie’s third Herzberg medal in four years.
Cookstove use and impacts on air quality
Dalhousie researchers have contributed to a new study on pollution from the use of cookstoves around the world.
Big ideas from unlikely places
Undergraduate science students explored benefits of a porcupine's microbiome at an international synthetic biology research competition.
Pilot whale families "babysit" each other's young
A Dal science research team discovered that babysitting, or alloparental care, of babies by other adult whales is an integral part of the pilot whale social structure.
Ocean Tracking Network receives $11.4M in federal funding
OTN was one of 17 research centres across 12 different Canadian universities to receive funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s Major Science Initiatives Fund.
Dal researchers study promising solar cell materials with laser focus
Scientific Reports published a study from Dal physicists that examines perovskites, promising new materials on the horizon for solar cell technology.
Turning teaching into a conversation
Earth Sciences professor Anne-Marie Ryan receives Dal's top teaching award for 2016
Faculty of Science contributes to Canada's Food Price Report
The 7th edition of Canada’s Food Price Report is published for the first time by Dalhousie University (led by the Faculty of Management).