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Niecole Comeau and John Gosse  –  Research, Faculty and Staff, All News
Monday, December 4, 2017
Earth sciences prof John Gosse worked with a team to recalcuate when the decay of the ancient Cordilleran Ice Sheet took place. The findings provide insight on the Greenland Ice Sheet's future and sea-level rise.
Patti Lewis  –  Research, Faculty and Staff, All News
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Dal Professor Jeffrey Hutchings adds a new honour to his CV: the AG Huntsman Award for Excellence in the Marine Sciences.
Tashianna LaRose  –  Research, Faculty and Staff, All News
Monday, November 20, 2017
For many cancer patients, going through radiation therapy can be an incredibly stressful and time-consuming process. Dalhousie’s Dr. James Robar wants to change that by providing health practitioners with an in-house tool that improves the accuracy and efficiency of this treatment, while making it a more comfortable experience for the patient.
Tashianna LaRose  –  Research, Faculty and Staff, All News
Friday, November 17, 2017
Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, was on campus to announce $5.7 million in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) through scholarships, fellowships, and grants for researchers at four Halifax post-secondary institutions, including Dalhousie. Among the recipients is Dr. Natalie Rosen of Psychology and Neuroscience.
Michael Mackley for The Conversation Canada  –  Alumni and Friends, Research, All News
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
This article was originally published on The Conversation, which features includes relevant and informed articles, written by researchers and academics in their areas of expertise and edited by experienced journalists.
Michele Charlton  –  Research, Faculty and Staff, All News
Friday, November 10, 2017
Three scholars from Dalhousie are among the newest Canada Research Chairs announced by the Government of Canada. Another three received renwals, including Dr. Josef Zwanziger of Chemistry.
Megan Bailey  –  Research, Faculty and Staff, All News
Monday, October 16, 2017
Assistant Professor and CRC Megan Bailey pens an article for The Conversation Canada.
Ryan McNutt  –  Research, All News
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Mayors, officers and other dignitaries from around the world were on campus this week to learn about research and innovation at Dalhousie, with particular emphasis on the energy sector.