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When galaxies collide

When galaxies collide

Physics professor Scott Chapman and his former master’s student Tim Miller co-led a study in the journal Nature outlining an out-of-this-world discovery of 14 large, dense galaxies set to merge in a violently energetic collision.  Read more.

Featured News

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Dr. Christopher McMaster, a renowned expert in biochemistry and cell biology, has been has appointed as the scientific director for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute of Genetics.
Kevin Quigley
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
This week marks the 26th anniversary of the Westray mine disaster in Nova Scotia. There have been plenty of disasters since then, writes MacEachen Institute Director Kevin Quigley, but we still struggle to hold people to account when systems fail.
Ryan McNutt
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Over four decades, Rowe School of Business faculty member Mary Brooks has reshaped government policy, changed industry thinking and elevated the scholarship of shipping management. Now, she's the first woman to ever receive the top award in her field: the Onassis Prize in Shipping.

Archives - Research

Jocelyn Downie and Jennifer Chandler
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
In Nova Scotia, it's clearer now who qualifies for medical assistance in dying, writes Dal Law prof Jocelyn Downie and her University of Ottawa colleague Jennifer Chandler. Will the other provinces and territories follow suit?
Kathleen Kevany
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
This is a critical time for our planet, writes the Faculty of Agriculture's Kathleen Kevany. What we eat and how we get our food will shape its future.
Elissa Barnard
Monday, April 16, 2018
A Dalhousie Medical School cancer immunologist has received a rare five-year operating grant from the U.S. National Institutes of Health to develop new immunotherapies for advanced melanoma — the deadliest form of skin cancer.
Patti Lewis
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Led by Dalhousie together with Memorial and UPEI, the Ocean Frontier Institute has announced $25 million in funding for 15 ocean research projects.
Shirley Tillotson
Thursday, April 12, 2018
In the 1950s, Canada made it easy for employees to file their income tax. Now let's simplify the process for others, too, writes Dal History professor Shirley Tillotson.