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Testing the waters: Project to detect COVID‑19 early through wastewater expands across Nova Scotia

Testing the waters: Project to detect COVID‑19 early through wastewater expands across Nova Scotia

Dal and partner researchers have begun collecting human wastewater samples at sites across Nova Scotia in an ambitious project that could help detect the presence of the virus that causes COVID-19 well before it can spread.  Read more.

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Michele Charlton
Tuesday, January 5, 2021
When it comes to commercializing research, Dalhousie has long been a leader in Atlantic Canada — a status set to grow in the years ahead as the office leading its efforts rolls out a new name and engagement strategy.
Stefanie Wilson
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Led by Dr. Catherine L. Mah, Canada Research Chair in Promoting Healthy Populations, the CELLAR research study brings an international team together to investigate the nutritional consequences of how we’re eating in Atlantic Canada during the pandemic.
Alison Auld
Thursday, November 26, 2020
Dal researchers have developed a new model that shows small vessels can cause lethal injuries in North Atlantic right whales, while large ships can kill even at slow speeds.

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Stefanie Wilson
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Led by Dr. Catherine L. Mah, Canada Research Chair in Promoting Healthy Populations, the CELLAR research study brings an international team together to investigate the nutritional consequences of how we’re eating in Atlantic Canada during the pandemic.
Stefanie Wilson
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Adelina Iftene, associate director of Dalhousie’s Health Law Institute, explains why vaccinations for incarcerated individuals should be prioritized and how this issue sheds light on the lack of preventative health care in prisons more generally.
Alison Auld
Friday, January 8, 2021
Dal and partner researchers have begun collecting human wastewater samples at sites across Nova Scotia in an ambitious project that could help detect the presence of the virus that causes COVID-19 well before it can spread.
Michele Charlton
Thursday, December 17, 2020
Learn more about the Dal scholars named this week as part of the newest cohort of the Canada Research Chairs program, which provides opportunities for researchers to excel in their fields and build teams of experts.
Terry Murray-Arnold (with files from Research Canada and The Coast)
Monday, December 14, 2020
Ingrid Waldron, an associate professor in the Faculty of Health, was recognized for her exceptional work as a champion of health research and innovation.