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.
Preserving the species
Dal postdoc Dara Orbach has earned international media coverage for her research into how dolphins and other cetaceans manage the physical side of sex.
Insight into global development
Last month, Dalhousie was one of two Canadian universities to host a launch event for the World Bank's 2017 World Development Report, titled "Governance and the Law."
Dal research to help farmers adopt clean technologies and practices receives $1.7M
On Friday, the Government of Canada announced a $1.7 million investment in research at Dal's Faculty of Agriculture to develop technologies, practices and processes to help farmers reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Aboriginal and Indigenous Research in the News
Setting a new context for indigenous research and education
University Affairs - From the Admin Chair: Dr. Martha Crago reflects on changing educational and research institutions. Read the full story.
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.