Jeff Dahn is a pioneer in lithium-ion battery research and one of the world’s leading innovators in battery technology. The work accomplished by the Dahn Lab at Dalhousie University has had an impact on nearly every aspect of lithium-ion battery research. Continue reading
Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are vital to Canada’s economic well-being and quality of life. Our students show strong ability in these areas. We see that in national and international tests. The bad news: most students drop math and science courses as soon as they become optional in Grades 11 and 12. That decision costs us all.
Today’s world is faced by major challenges; challenges science and technology can help solve when engineers do their magic. But less than 20% of engineering students and only 7% of professional engineers are female. This is a major problem! Continue reading