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.
Dalhousie University and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) welcomed the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard to campus today to announce $250,000 for the development of the pilot project Ocean School.
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) recently funded Dr. Penny Corkum's online education program geared toward providing school teachers with information that supports students with neurodevelopmental disorders.
Tesla and Dalhousie have signed an agreement that lays out the terms of a new five-year research partnership with Dalhousie lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery pioneer, Dr. Jeff Dahn. The agreement was signed June 16, 2015 and the exclusive partnership with Tesla will begin in June 2016. It marks the first collaboration between Tesla and a Canadian university.
Researchers at Dalhousie University have found that Nova Scotian public school students in grades 7-12 average below 50 per cent when tested on their ocean knowledge. Their study, published recently in the journal Marine Policy, emphasizes the importance of ocean education and literacy for the future health of the world’s oceans.
The fossils of marine species that went extinct over the last 23 million years are giving an international team of scientists insight into the species that are at risk today, as well as where hotspots of extinction may be located.
Dalhousie University is honoured to join the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) to celebrate Dr. Axel Becke, a professor in the Faculty of Science, and his pioneering achievements in the field of computational chemistry. Dr. Becke will be awarded with the prestigious Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering.