SuperDARN Canada receives funding through province’s Innovation and Science Fund -
SASKATOON – The Super Dual Auroral Radar Network of Canada (SuperDARN), headquartered at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), will receive $1.58 million through Innovation Saskatchewan’s Innovation and Science Fund over four years.
Native Law Centre adds Cree name -
Members of the media are invited to attend a naming ceremony for the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Native Law Centre (NLC), which will add the Cree words “Wiyasiwewin Mikiwahp” meaning “law lodge” to the current name.
Unprecedented study reveals major shifts and threats to global freshwater supplies -
SASKATOON – An article in the research journal Nature by the incoming executive director of the Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) reveals the dramatic impact of climate change and human activities on the availability of freshwater around the globe.
U of S Gladue Rights Research Database first of its kind in Canada -
SASKATOON—A unique-in-Canada research database developed and launched at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will help to ensure the Gladue rights of Indigenous people are fully accounted for during sentencing.
Three U of S researchers awarded grants to help improve Indigenous health -
Three University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers are among six recipients of the Patient-Oriented Research Leader Awards recently announced by the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) and the Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research (SCPOR) for projects focused on Indigenous health, mental health and addictions.
U of S hosts childhood arthritis study launch -
SASKATOON – Hosted by the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, a team of 55 Canadian pediatric rheumatology researchers will meet in Saskatoon this weekend to begin a five-year international study on childhood arthritis.
Canadian Blood Services funds JSGS-led research to investigate harmonization and reform of legislation on the sale of blood and tissue -
SASKATOON – Alana Cattapan, assistant professor in the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has been awarded the Canadian Blood Services (CBS) James Kreppner Award ($43,275) to study the commercialization of blood and tissue in Canada.
Cutting out grains cuts out important nutrient sources -
New research highlights enriched grain and whole grain foods as important nutrient contributors to Canadians’ diets
U of S students achieve success in national and international space design competitions -
SASKATOON – In what will be Saskatchewan’s first student-designed satellite mission, a University of Saskatchewan (U of S) led space design team has been chosen by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to design, build, launch and operate a small cube-shaped research satellite for launch by rocket in 2021.
U of S computer scientist awarded Steacie Fellowship -
SASKATOON ¬– University of Saskatchewan (U of S) computer science professor Regan Mandryk, whose ground-breaking research involves developing digital game technology to assess mental health, has been awarded one of Canada’s highest honours for young scientists.
U of S announces 2018 honorary degree recipients -
SASKATOON – During the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Spring Convocation ceremonies from June 4-7, eight individuals who have made a worthy and unique contribution to their community will receive honorary degrees.
U of S hosts conference on indigenizing and opening academia -
SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to attend the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Teaching and Learning Today Conference. During the two-day event, professionals from across Canada will come together to tackle two important topics in Canadian higher education—indigenizing and opening academia.
U of S gets major federal boost for isotope and vaccine production, water research -
SASKATOON – Federal investment of $5.25 million in three University of Saskatchewan (U of S) research centres will help protect Canadians against infectious disease, produce and deliver medical isotopes to hospitals using non-reactor nuclear technology, and help conserve water and energy by advancing green roof technology for cold climates.
Veterinary college at U of S maintains international accreditation -
SASKATOON – After undergoing intensive review in 2017, the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) at the University of Saskatchewan has successfully maintained its accreditation with the American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) Council on Education.
Gabriel Dumont Research Chair in Métis Studies and new graduate scholarships established at U of S -
SASKATOON – The Gabriel Dumont Research Chair in Métis Studies and Gabriel Dumont Graduate Scholarships for Métis Students have been launched in the College of Arts and Science at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).
Gabriel Dumont Institute, U of S launch joint initiative -
SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to attend the announcement of an exciting new collaboration between the Gabriel Dumont Institute (GDI) and the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).
International partnership results in new vaccine for cattle in Africa -
SASKATOON – A vaccine against contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) developed by the University of Saskatchewan’s (U of S) VIDO-InterVac, the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation (KALRO) and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) has been licensed for commercial production by the Kenya Veterinary Vaccines Production Institute (KEVEVAPI).
Academics and industry tackle “big data” challenges at U of S-led AIMday™ event -
SASKATOON — How can you extract the most value from volumes of data to better use Saskatchewan-grown crops for health and wellness applications? How can you use “big data” to improve short-term weather forecasting, optimize insurance pricing models and increase workplace safety in mining?
U of S announces UNESCO Chair in biocultural diversity, sustainability, reconciliation and renewal -
SASKATOON – The Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) are pleased to announce the creation of a UNESCO Chair in Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability, Reconciliation and Renewal.
CFI funds high-tech tools at U of S for cancer, water and food security research -
SASKATOON–Five researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) have been awarded a total of $625,000 by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) for state-of-the-art equipment that advances leading-edge work in precision medicine, water research and swine welfare.
Top U.S. scientists join U of S food security research -
SASKATOON–Flagship programs at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) are helping to create a cluster of expertise in world-class plant breeding and attract top researchers.
U of S hosts high school students on campus for National Biomechanics Day -
SASKATOON – Sixty high school students will visit the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) campus on April 11th, to experience biomechanics first-hand.
U of S researchers target the most aggressive breast cancer -
SASKATOON – More than 25,000 women in Canada are diagnosed every year with breast cancer, with no specific therapy available to target the most aggressive sub-type called triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC).
U of S Images of Research competition winners unveiled -
SASKATOON – Research at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is a community affair, evidenced this year by the composition of the winners of the fourth annual U of S Images of Research competition. Top prizes were awarded to graduate students, a post-doctoral fellow, faculty and staff from a field of 86 entries across five colleges, three schools, and two research centres.
World-leading U.S. water scientist recruited to U of S Canada 150 Research Chair -
SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has recruited NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory senior water scientist Jay Famiglietti as Canada 150 Research Chair in Hydrology and Remote Sensing, building on the university’s excellence in water science and bringing top international talent to the country.
Saskatchewan soil mapping goes digital with the help of U of S researchers -
SASKATOON – Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) have developed a new website to bring Saskatchewan soil maps online and to your mobile device.
U of S hosts young Indigenous athletes -
SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to attend the second––in a series of training sessions––for the new Indigenous youth athlete program hosted by the College of Kinesiology and Huskie Athletics at the University of Saskatchewan.
U of S hosts conference on Indigenous health -
SASKATOON - Members of the media are invited to attend Gathering for miyo mahcihowin, a University of Saskatchewan (U of S) health conference that showcases the approaches to developing reciprocal, respectful partnerships between Indigenous communities and researchers.
Provincial RxFiles moves to College of Pharmacy and Nutrition at the U of S -
SASKATOON - An internationally recognized program to assist doctors and pharmacists in deciding which drugs to prescribe is moving to the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).
One Day for Students celebrates giving on U of S campus -
SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is holding its fifth annual One Day for Students campaign on Wednesday March 14, when we celebrate giving on campus and invite the university community, alumni, donors and friends to make a special donation to enhance the U of S experience for students.
U of S brings Brain Awareness Week to local classrooms -
SASKATOON - Students at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will travel to elementary school classrooms, teaching children about head and brain injury prevention, while also promoting brain research during Brain Awareness Week (BAW).
Circle discussion at the U of S to explore opportunities for cross-cultural justice system -
SASKATOON - Members of the media are invited to join expert speakers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) for Imagining a Cross-cultural Criminal Justice System: A Circle Discussion.
University of Saskatchewan announces new Prince Albert campus -
SASKATOON - On March 15, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) plans to purchase a property in Prince Albert that will bring together the university's educational programming currently taking place across the city.
Virtual reality transforms how U of S medical students learn about the nervous system -
SASKATOON - Immersive interactive virtual reality can be a valuable tool for teaching neuroanatomy, according to a study published in CMAJ Open by the University of Saskatchewan's (U of S) College of Medicine.
New science is forecasting the future in the changing climate of Western Canada -
SASKATOON – As a five-year study of the climate and hydrology of Western Canada comes to an end, researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) say they have diagnosed the water-borne effects of recent climate change and are now predicting future impacts including floods, droughts, and extreme weather events that could save lives and prevent billions of dollars in damages.
U of S study shows the changing climate and environment of Western Canada -
SASKATOON - As a five-year study of the climate and hydrology of Western Canada comes to an end, researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) say they have diagnosed the water-borne impacts of recent climate change and are now predicting future impacts, including floods, droughts, and extreme weather events that could save lives and prevent billions of dollars in damages.
Public policy school appoints new director of Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre -
SASKATOON – After more than a decade of working with Indigenous groups in defining healthy communities, JoLee Sasakamoose has assumed leadership of the Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre (IPHRC) as the new director, under the guidance of the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS).
U of S researchers awarded 12 SHRF Collaborative Innovation Development grants -
SASKATOON – Neurologist Dr. Michael Levin, inaugural Chair in Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Research at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), is among 12 U of S researchers awarded Collaborative Innovation Development grants by the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) for 2017-18.
Expert to speak at the U of S on jury reform in Canada -
SASKATOON - Members of the media are invited to attend Jury Reform in Canada, with professor Kent Roach, and Prichard Wilson Chair in Law and Public Policy at the University of Toronto.
City of Saskatoon and U of S sign historic agreement -
SASKATOON - Today, the City of Saskatoon and the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore collaborations that will address issues related to urban planning, land development, reconciliation, transit and research collaborations, to just name a few.
U of S professor to discuss how Indigenous voices can add to political process in Canada -
SASKATOON - Members of the media are invited to attend the Wunusweh Lecture in Aboriginal Law, Shape Shifting: Making Space for Indigenous Process Within the Politics of Canada, with Marilyn Poitras, professor at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) College of Law, and former commissioner of the federal government's National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
University of Saskatchewan, City of Saskatoon set to formalize partnership -
SASKATOON - Members of the media are invited to an announcement with the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) and the City of Saskatoon, on exploring opportunities to support and promote present and future collaboration.
University of Saskatchewan's Edwards School of Business earns accreditation -
SASKATOON - The N. Murray Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has earned accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.
University of Saskatchewan a key partner in Agri-Food Supercluster announced today -
SASKATOON - As a world-leading agricultural research university, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will be a pivotal partner in Canada's agricultural supercluster-Protein Industries Canada-announced today in Ottawa by Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains as one of five national superclusters awarded a total of $950 million.
U of S hosts Canada 150 Book Launch with President Emeritus Peter MacKinnon -
SASKATOON - Members of the media are invited to join former University of Saskatchewan (U of S) president Peter MacKinnon for the launch of his new book University Commons Divided: Exploring Debate and Dissent on Campus.
College of Graduate and Post-doctoral Studies earmarks new scholarship money -
SASKATOON - The College of Graduate and Post-doctoral Studies (CGPS) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has announced two new scholarships aimed at supporting top graduate and post-doctoral researchers.
Romanow to speak at Indigenous student achievement ceremony -
Members of the media are invited to the University of Saskatchewan's (U of S) Indigenous student achievement awards ceremony. These prestigious awards will be presented to 44 students from 12 colleges and three student groups.
U of S to host People Around the World research conference -
Dr. Alaa Murabit of the UN is keynote speaker
Indigenous Achievement Week at the University of Saskatchewan -
The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) invites members of the media to attend Indigenous Achievement Week (IAW). The week is open to the public and celebrates the successes and contributions of Métis, First Nations and Inuit students, staff and faculty.
Expert to speak at the U of S on rape and sexual harassment -
SASKATOON - Members of the media are invited to attend It Takes More Than a Moment: Challenging Impunity for Rape and Sexual Harassmen, with Janine Benedet, presented by the McKercher Lecture Series at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) College of Law.
U of S SCI-FI Camps funding boost will immerse youth in STEM -
SASKATOON - The College of Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will receive approximately $165,000 in new funding to support SCI-FI Camps, with the goal of engaging underrepresented youth in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs.
U of S Diefenbaker Centre hits the ice with game-winning hockey exhibition -
SASKATOON - Hockey is many things, shinny on a frozen pond, the sweat-soaked smell of a locker room, a winning wrist shot, a roaring crowd. But most of all, it is an enduring national passion that brings Canadians together regardless of geography, language, gender or age.
Cameco Chair in Indigenous Health formally welcomed with pipe ceremony -
SASKATOON - A pipe ceremony this week will formally and traditionally welcome Dr. Alexandra King, Cameco Chair in Indigenous Health, to the University of Saskatchewan.King is leading work to improve Indigenous health care in Saskatchewan.
U of S-led homelessness mitigation project aims to be national model -
SASKATOON - The rate of homelessness in Saskatchewan is well above the national average. To tackle the issue, a community partnership in Prince Albert led by University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researcher June Anonson is developing a model that can be applied across the province and is transferable across Canada.
Province funds major science research at the University of Saskatchewan -
The Government of Saskatchewan has committed $2.2 million in funding to Compute Canada, a national organization that provides Saskatchewan’s research community with advanced research computing infrastructure, support personnel and services.
Breast cancer survivors needed for U of S study -
SASKATOON – Researchers from the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) know that one in nine women in Canada will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, according to the Canadian Cancer Society. Fortunately, the survival rate for breast cancer is high, however, it often results in upper limb impairments following surgery.
U of S hosts Indigenous Spend-a-Day for prospective students -
Through interactive sessions, an Indigenous U of S student panel and an information fair, students learned about the program opportunities that have made the U of S the choice of more than 2,900 current self-declared Indigenous students.
Experts to speak at the U of S on impact of marijuana legalization -
SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to attend Marijuana Legalization: Impacts on Students, Employers and the Public, presented by the McKercher Lecture Series at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) College of Law.
JSGS professor awarded $56k for women’s health research -
SASKATOON – Alana Cattapan, an assistant professor in the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), has been awarded a New Investigator Grant by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) to explore how the concept of “women of childbearing age” influences public health policy and biomedical research.