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Massive global fishing footprint captured in detail for first time

Massive global fishing footprint captured in detail for first time

This week, a new study published in the journal Science involving Dal researchers reveals, for the first time ever, a precise image of the massive scale of global fishing activity. The groundbreaking study provides data that has the power to shape conservation efforts now and in the future.  Read more.

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Michele Charlton
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Eight researchers from Dalhousie University are the recipients of over $5 million in funding from the Government of Canada for their innovative health research.
Rajesh Rajaselvam
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
In the latest Dal contribution to The Conversation, Biology instructor Rajesh Rajaselvam argues future initiatives for conservation mainly depend on the proper co-ordination of scientists, governments, conservation groups and the media, especially when corruption is close by.
Genevieve MacIntyre
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Frank Harvey, dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, is off to Yale this winter as a Distinguished Fulbright Research Chair, re-engaging his research on Canada-US border security.

Archives - Research

Michele Charlton
Friday, January 19, 2018
Vice-President Research Alice Aiken is among the six leading researchers appointed to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Governing Council.
Sylvain Charlebois
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
In the latest contribution to The Conversation from Dal researchers, Sylvain Charlebois (Faculty of Management) argues against taxing a food product like meat and that the market should evolve and allow consumers to make their own choices.
Michele Charlton
Friday, January 12, 2018
Canadians are increasingly working in jobs where they have surplus skills or surplus education and qualifications. Management's Dana Kabat-Farr is embarking on new research into the rudeness these people often face in the workplace, with funding from SSHRC’s Insight Development Grants.
Robert Huish
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
In the latest piece for The Conversation, Robert Huish (International Development Studies) says Chrystia Freeland and Rex Tillerson should remember one point when they meet in Vancouver soon to discuss North Korea: Kim Jong-un runs a feudal gangland, not a nation state.
Jane Doucet and Matt Reeder
Friday, January 5, 2018
Schulich School of Law Professor Jocelyn Downie's contributions to Canadian health law and policy have been recognized with the Order of Canada. She is joined by former Dal VP Research Martha Crago and several other Dal-linked individuals.