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Thursday, March 21, 2019
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.
Monday, March 11, 2019
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.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
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.
Thursday, February 21, 2019
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.
Friday, February 15, 2019
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.
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Brand new research facilities open in Steele Ocean Sciences Building, fulfilling a vision to support researchers in their work to discover innovative solutions to ocean-related issues.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
New research from Dal psychologist Simon Sherry and colleague Martin Smith shows that perfectionism has increased dramatically over the last 25 years, and that perfectionists become more neurotic and less conscientious as time passes.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Humpbacks and seals and dolphins, oh my! Learn how Dal students get an up-close look at marine life through the Faculty of Science’s SEASIDE course.