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Media Centre  –  News
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Imhotep's Legacy Academy (ILA) welcomes members of Nova Scotia’s African heritage community, federal Member of Parliament and Parliamentary Secretary for Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, Andy Fillmore, and the Honourable Tony Ince, Minister of African-Nova Scotian Affairs.
Media Centre  –  News
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.
Media Centre  –  News
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.
Media Centre  –  News
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.
Media Centre  –  Science, Research, News
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.
Media Centre  –  News
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.
Media Centre  –  News
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
The results from a large national research project led by the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group (HALO) at the CHEO Research Institute shows that about two-thirds of Canadian children haven’t achieved an acceptable level of physical literacy.
Media Centre  –  News
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Dalhousie University and Halifax Regional Police have put in place a multi-initiative plan ahead of Dalhousie’s homecoming weekend (September 27 – 30) to encourage safe and responsible off-campus student behaviour.
Media Centre  –  News
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
A Dalhousie University research team has coordinated an unprecedented scientific experiment with a number of partners, including the Canadian military, to study North Atlantic right whale (NARW) activity in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Media Centre  –  News
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Today Dalhousie University welcomed Premier Stephen McNeil to campus, where he announced a $10 million investment as part of the university’s $38.5-million Performing Arts Campaign to revitalize and expand the Dalhousie Arts Centre.
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