The Lab is working on several research projects

Our funding comes from various sources, including the National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Nippon Foundation through the Ocean Nexus Centre, and  from the Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) through a Canada First Excellence Research Fund.

We also work with philanthropic organizations, industry associations, and communities. 

Lab Intro to new students

Current Projects

Nippon Foundation

Nippon Foundation Ocean Nexus: Seafood sovereignty


Apoqnmatulti’k, Mi’kmaw: “we help each other” is a three-year collaborative study that paired Mi’kmaw and local knowledge with western science


Nunatsiavut is a land claim area in Inuit Nunangat, the homeland of Labrador Inuit.

Equitable Tuna Governance

Details for this project will be updated here in the near future…


Mi’kmaq have inherent and treaty rights, including the right to procure ‘necessaries’ through fishing, hunting, gathering.

Coming Soon…

A coming soon Char project

The Marine Affairs Program

The Marine Affairs Program (MAP) at Dalhousie University provides an inquiring and stimulating interdisciplinary learning environment to advance the sustainable use of the world’s diverse coastal and ocean environments.

Contact the Lab

FACULTY OF SCIENCE | Marine Affairs Program

Life Sciences Centre, Room 807 | 1355 Oxford Street | PO Box 15000 | Halifax NS B3H 4R2 Canada

902.494.3555 | Fax: 902.494.1123 | |