Gliders added to fleet of tools to monitor and protect endangered North Atlantic right whales

Gliders added to fleet of tools to monitor and protect endangered North Atlantic right whales

The Ocean Tracking Network and Dalhousie have partnered with the University of New Brunswick and Transport Canada on establishing a $3.6-million project to conduct monitoring of North Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence using ocean-going marine autonomous vehicles called underwater gliders.  Read more.

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Tuesday, July 13, 2021
In partnership with the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia, Dalhousie University and the University of King’s College will host the Universities Studying Slavery (USS) conference in the fall of 2023 in Halifax, Nova Scotia — the first USS conference to be held outside the United States. Dalhousie and King’s will also host a one-day virtual pre-conference this October on reparations and education.
Monday, July 5, 2021
The Province of Nova Scotia has announced a permanent expansion of eight seats to Dalhousie University's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program based in Yarmouth.
Rebecca Rawcliffe
Monday, June 28, 2021
A team of researchers from the Institute for Big Data Analytics at Dalhousie took the top spot at the RoboCup 2021 world championship, becoming the first Canadian squad to win gold at the largest international AI soccer simulation competition.

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Stephen Abbott
Friday, July 23, 2021
Jennifer Frail-Gauthier was combing through rocks on a beach with her students last week when she found a rare fossil of a tetrapod skull dating back around 350 million years, a discovery that could help provide evidence for a key evolutionary link.
President Deep Saini
Friday, July 23, 2021
In this week’s column Dr. Saini discusses launching a comprehensive campaign during the lifespan of Dalhousie’s new strategic plan, and how this will serve as an opportunity for priority setting, collaboration, and accelerating the university’s momentum.
Matt Reeder
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Breaking Barriers identifies gaps in curricula at Dal and creates opportunities to increase exposure to the scholarship of researchers from underrepresented groups.
Andrew Riley
Friday, July 16, 2021
Four Dalhousie students were among this year’s winners of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, selected based on the potential impact of their research, academic excellence and leadership abilities.
Michele Charlton
Thursday, July 15, 2021
Feared by most and loved by some, sharks play a critical role in our ecosystem and are an important economic resource to many communities and countries. Fred Whoriskey of the Ocean Tracking Network helps us demystify these ocean dwellers.