Dalhousie University was established in 1818 and is a vibrant hub with regional, national and global impact, recognized for the outstanding quality of its research and innovation. A member of the U15, Canada’s most research-intensive universities, it attracts more than 19,000 students from around the world and its faculty and staff foster a diverse, purpose-driven community, one that spans 13 faculties and conducts more than $165 million in research annually.

Dalhousie’s Research and Innovation Strategic Direction is grounded in discovery, innovation and impact and is designed to ensure that the University’s research activities have a strong influence on the local, regional and global landscape. Having carefully aligned its signature research clusters to support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, Dalhousie is dedicated to fostering community partnerships that serve the region and the world.