October 2014

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Media Centre  –  Health, News
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Dalhousie Medical School is opening a new zebrafish lab that will provide researchers with access to state-of-the-art facilities for developing and studying zebrafish models of disease, and for testing potential new treatments in these disease models.
Media Centre  –  Agriculture, News
Monday, October 27, 2014
Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture Scientist, Dr. Raj Lada, driven by a commitment to rural sustainability, is providing support and research to innovate the Christmas tree industry in the region.
Media Centre  –  News, Research
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Dal is pleased to welcome Dr. Rachel Chang to the Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science and Dr. Karen Foster to the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology.
Media Centre  –  Agriculture, News
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The 2014 inductees into the Atlantic Agricultural Hall of Fame are Leonardus (Leo) Cox, Nova Scotia; Robert Colpitts, (1933-2014), New Brunswick; Wayne Dickieson, Prince Edward Island and Ross Traverse, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Media Centre  –  News
Monday, October 6, 2014
Alongside Dal’s graduates, the university will present honorary degrees to a former Canadian Prime Minister, one of Canada's beloved authors and a world pioneer in neuroscience.
Media Centre  –  News, Science
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Derek Tittensor, a Dalhousie adjunct biology professor and senior marine biodiversity scientist with the United Nations Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre, led a worldwide study concluding more investment is needed to manage declining biodiversity.