Global leaders in ocean research
Oceans are an area of special emphasis at Dalhousie. More than 100 of our faculty are involved in research ranging from oceanography and marine biology to law and engineering.
One of the most cited researchers in the world, Dr. Axel Becke has spent his entire career focused on one goal: making the density-functional theory (DFT) work for chemical reactions. Learn more about his research.
The Conversation: I am a Mi’kmaq lawyer, and I despair over Colten Boushie
In a contribution to The Conversation Canada, Naiomi Metallic (Chancellor's Chair in Aboriginal Law and Policy) shares the text of her remarks from a recent panel on Gerald Stanley's acquittal in the death of Colten Boushie.
The Conversation: Young Canadians lead the charge to a meatless Canada
Canadians still love their meat, but consumers under 35 are three times more likely to consider themselves vegetarians or vegans than consumers who are 49 or older, writes Management’s Sylvain Charlebois in his latest piece for The Conversation Canada.
When sleep brings no rest — and how surgery can help
Dal researchers in the Faculty of Dentistry have won a major award for research on the effectiveness of surgery for treating extreme sleep apnea — a frequently undiagnosed chronic condition that disrupts sleep.
Aboriginal and Indigenous Research in the News
Supporting Aboriginal communities
A look at Aboriginal research at Dal: Given Dalhousie’s location in the heart of Mi’kmaq territory, it’s perhaps not surprising to find a number of research projects taking place with Aboriginal and Indigenous communities. What might be surprising, though, are their variety — and the degree to which they span various communities. Read the full story.
Dalhousie University is proud to have signed on as a founding partner of The Conversation Canada, a new-to-Canada media outlet providing independent, high-quality explanatory journalism.
This is the sixth affiliate of The Conversation, a global network. The format includes relevant and informed articles, which are written by researchers and academics in their areas of expertise and edited by experienced journalists
- Articles written by Dalhousie researchers
- Dal News (September 5, 2017): Dalhousie joins The Conversation Canada
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Dalhousie academics and researchers, including graduate students, who would like to promote their research through The Conversation can simply register as an author and pitch a story idea.
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