Research at Dalhousie

When you give to enhance research at DalhousieResearch, you’re funding initiatives that change lives. As one of Canada’s leading research universities, Dalhousie’s research expertise extends far beyond our borders. Our initiatives are global in scope, and give our students invaluable hands-on opportunities to work alongside renowned researchers in the lab, the library, the studio and the field.

World class research

ResearchDalhousie has development projects in 15 countries, and collaborations in nearly 100 countries. We have attracted more than $135 million in publicly-funded research funding, and we are home to 50 Canada Research Chairs.

Your support will help us maintain our world-class research programs. Some examples of privately funded research include The Simon and Riva Spatz Visiting Chair in Jewish Studies, the James Palmer Chair of Excellence in Public Policy and Law, and the Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative.

Priority Research Areas

Dalhousie University has identified four priority research areas: Ocean Studies, Advanced Materials and Clean Technology, Health and Wellness, and Governance, Society, and Culture.