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Games for change

Games for change

By developing an app-based video game, Dal Computer Science researchers are hoping to use fun, educational technology to help slow the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases in West Africa.  Read more.

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Patti Lewis
Thursday, July 12, 2018
New research by Dal biologist Aaron Macneil has identified a surprising link between rat populations and coral reef health, suggesting that rat control should be an urgent conservation priority on many remote tropical islands.
Tony Walker
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
We're drowning in plastics, writes Dal prof Tony Walker. With governments setting un-ambitious targets, corporations are now listening to consumers who are demanding less plastic packaging and food containers.
Patti Lewis
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
This fall, the Ocean Frontier Institute bring researchers from across Atlantic Canada and beyond together for Ocean Frontier 2018. Here are 10 reasons to consider attending the conference.

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Tony Walker
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
We're drowning in plastics, writes Dal prof Tony Walker. With governments setting un-ambitious targets, corporations are now listening to consumers who are demanding less plastic packaging and food containers.
Stefanie Wilson
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Biomedical Engineering doctoral student Kerry Costello does more than just study osteoarthritis — she shares that research with the world as a podcast host.
Sylvain Charlebois
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Every now and then, Canadians will take a stand against the U.S. by choosing Canadian items over American ones at the grocery store, writes food researcher Sylvain Charlebois. Unless they cost more — and most often, they do.
Michele Charlton, with files from Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
New funding from the Government of Canada will support Dal researchers in protecting and restoring coastline habitats in Nunavut.
Staff
Friday, June 22, 2018
Get to know the inaugural recipients of the new President's Research Excellence Awards, which celebrate both early-career reseachers and substantial research impact.