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Recent media releases

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Dalhousie University and the Government of Nova Scotia today announced the opening of a new innovation sandbox. Hosted in the university’s Faculty of Science, the Science Unleashed: Research Growing the Economy (SURGE) sandbox will facilitate the training and mentoring of students in the areas of innovation, commercialization, and entrepreneurship.
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Unexpected findings from a ground-breaking new study have caused researchers from Dalhousie University, the Sharks of the Atlantic Research and Conservation Centre (ShARCC) and GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research to do a double take.
Friday, November 16, 2018
Students enrolled at Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Agriculture now have access to a new program to better prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow thanks to a $250,000 donation from RBC Foundation.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Scientists at Dalhousie Universityhave discovered a new branch on the ‘Tree of Life’ that no one knew existed. Their findings were published today in the journal Nature and will be critical to better understanding the evolutionary history of life on earth.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Dalhousie University is pleased to announce the appointment of R. Peter MacKinnon, OC, QC, as Interim President and Vice-Chancellor of Dalhousie University, effective January 15, 2019 and continuing through June 30, 2019.
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