USask and World Water Day 2019

SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) will highlight World Water Day on Friday, March 22 with two special events, one local and the other international.

USask creating pathways to help Indigenous students enter engineering and succeed

SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) College of Engineering today officially launched a program designed to help more Indigenous people enter the college and successfully complete their degrees. The new Engineering Access Program is part of the college’s Indigenous Peoples Initiatives Community (IPIC).

Shooting cancer’s messenger: new USask therapy disrupts communication inside malignant cells

SASKATOON – A new breast-cancer treatment which shoots the messenger within cancer cells and halts the growth of tumours is being developed at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

USask awarded CFI funding to research new antibiotics and food products

Two researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) have been awarded a total of $274,119 by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to buy equipment crucial to studies into antibiotics and novel food products.

USask receives funding to reduce carbon emissions

SASKATOON—The University of Saskatchewan (USask), with the support of federal funding, will work to improve energy efficiency resulting in significant cost savings.

USask launches training for health researchers engaging with Indigenous communities

SASKATOON – The Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre (IPHRC) is teaming up with the Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research (SCPOR) to offer free, monthly training modules for patient-oriented research teams seeking to engage Indigenous communities in their health research endeavours.

USask and Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra collaborate on Finding Heinz Moehn project

SASKATOON ¬– University of Saskatchewan (USask) music faculty and students are working with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra (SSO) to bring to life a “lost” 1938 concerto by a German music master—Heinz Moehn—who was a leading editor of Mozart’s works.

Lost concerto by German music master and Mozart editor resurrected in Saskatoon

A treasure trove of musical scores written by a pivotal figure in 20th century German music has been resurrected from a Saskatoon basement.

USask hosts planetary health conference

SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) is bringing the planetary health discussion and a number of expert keynote presenters to Saskatoon this week to examine the delicate interdependencies of human civilization and nature.

Eat Well Saskatchewan brings nutrition experts to homes across the province

SASKATOON – Eat Well Saskatchewan, a new service offered through the University of Saskatchewan (USask), aims to connect registered dietitians with people anywhere in the province via telephone, email and social media.

USask scientist boosting natural bodyguards against HIV

SASKATOON – A Saskatchewan virologist has been awarded close to $900,000 to develop ways to fortify the body’s natural defences against HIV.

Social impacts of oilsands poorly understood, USask study finds

SASKATOON — Decades of research into Canada’s oilsands have failed to give a clear picture of how industrial development has affected the region’s Indigenous Peoples, according to a study by University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers.