News Archive

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Stephen Abbott  –  Alumni, Environment, Sustainability and Society, News
Friday, January 29, 2021
Siobhan Takala and Isaac Greenberg, both recent graduates of Dal, were chosen by advocacy organization The Starfish Canada for inclusion on their annual list of influential young environmentalists.
Mary Jane Webber  –  Research, Science, Marine Biology, Women In Research, News, Graduate Studies
Friday, January 29, 2021
Olivia Pisano, a Dalhousie PhD candidate in marine researcher Boris Worm's lab, is working through the Dal-based Ocean Frontier Institute on a project that enables quick scanning of satellite images in the quest for more data to understand the endangered animals' ever-changing movements due to climate change and other factors.
Staff  –  Community & Culture
Friday, January 29, 2021
Take a look back at all the animals featured on Pets of Dalhousie over the past month.
John Kirk  –  Arts and Social Sciences, History, International Development Studies, News
Thursday, January 28, 2021
Joe Biden could return to the path blazed by Barack Obama on Cuba, when two years of bilateral negotiations helped undo more than five decades of hostility, writes John Kirk, professor of Latin American Studies at Dalhousie.
Genevieve MacIntyre  –  French, Arts and Social Sciences
Thursday, January 28, 2021
Ana-Maria Garniceanu, a Dal double-major in Biochemistry and French, was recently recognized with an Excellence Prize and as winner of an Atlantic inter-university essay competition by Alliance Française Halifax.
Lindsay Dowling-Savelle  –  Computer Science, News
Thursday, January 28, 2021
Finlay Maguire, an expert in epidemiology and bioinformatics and a postdoctoral fellow in Dal's Faculty of Computer Science, explains how genomic data can be used to help fight against COVID-19.
Written with contributions from staff at Dal, OTN, OFI and MEOPAR  –  News, Ocean Tracking Network, Science
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
They’ve travelled more than 82,000 kilometres on over 100 missions, but the most notable expedition in 2020 for Dalhousie’s glider group was a trip over a Halifax harbour bridge to their brand new space at the Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship on the Dartmouth waterfront.
Stephanie Rogers  –  Agriculture, Research, Women In Research
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Researchers at the Faculty of Agriculture have discovered the plant essential oil carvacol can rapidly kill Streptococcus pyogenes, the bacteria that causes strep throat.
Stefanie Wilson  –  News
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Watch as we take you on a quick trip through the last 50 years of Dal News — from the printed word of University News to the informative digital reach of today.
Matt Reeder  –  News, Community & Culture
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Peek into the past to see what was making news at Dalhousie 50 years ago during the publication of the university’s first issue of University News, the predecessor to today’s Dal News.