Dalhousie immunology professor Dr. Jean Marshall has captured Canada's top academic prize in her field, the Bernhard Cinader Award. She is the first Dalhousie faculty member to receive the award, given annually by the Canadian Society for Immunology.
An anniversary year requires a party or two, and Dal 200 has had its fair share of big celebrations. Take a look back at some of the galas and gatherings that helped shape the year - from the Bicentennial Launch to the Coast-to-Coast bus tour.
Dal Med's residency training programs have received a preliminary stamp of approval from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada, following the site visit in early December that marked the culmination of years of preparation for this accreditation.
A group of Dalhousie Engineering students are working in collaboration with the Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine to develop a state of the art, app-controlled rear anti-tipping device (RAD) for manual wheelchairs.
On a sunny spring day in 2016, Yana Eglit tucked herself away in the lab where she works to earn her PhD in biology. She peered down the eyepieces of a microscope, examining a soil sample she picked up while on a hike near Halifax a few weeks before. She was investigating the microbial species present in the dirt when an unusual movement caught her eye.
Dalhousie is home to four of the newest Canada Research Chairs announced by the Government of Canada. Established 18 years ago, the Canada Research Chairs program supports and attracts the world's best researchers in the fields of engineering and the natural sciences, health sciences, humanities and social sciences.
More than 1,200 people converged on Halifax's new convention centre on Saturday night, filling the grand ballroom to capacity for a long-anticipated evening of celebration to mark Dalhousie Medical School's 150th anniversary.