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  • Global fishing footprint captured in high resolution for the 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.
  • Underwater insights
    One of the world’s most accomplished deep-sea divers, Jill Heinerth, dropped by Dal this month to share stories from some of her most challenging expeditions in the Arctic and around the world.
  • Dal's cutting‑edge aquatic research facility to test tidal energy projects
    Dalhousie University, the Nova Scotia Department of Energy and the Offshore Research Association launch the Aquatron Research Program, an initiative to test new and innovative projects in tidal energy.
  • Providing seed money for innovative, ocean‑related research projects
    The Dal-led Ocean Frontier Institute announces new competition for students, faculty and staff to fund small, early-stage projects in ocean sustainability.
  • Dal researchers shine at 15th annual Discovery Awards
    Engineering prof Ghada Koleilat won the Emerging Professional award at this year's Discovery Awards, which celebrate research and innovation in Nova Scotia. Diagnostic Radiology prof Mohamed Abdolell's company Densitas Inc won the Innovation Award, Engineering faculty member Peter Allen was named to the Science Hall of Fame and many other Dal individuals were among the varied nominees.