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.

U of S clinician awarded $2 million by CIHR to improve HIV, hepatitis C care in First Nations

SASKATOON—University of Saskatchewan clinician and researcher Dr. Stuart Skinner has been awarded a $2-million team grant by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to refine and expand an on-reserve diagnosis and treatment program for HIV, hepatitis C virus (HCV) and sexually transmitted blood-borne infections.

U of S names main university boardroom after alumnus and nation builder Emmett Hall

SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will name the boardroom of the Peter MacKinnon Building in honor of alumnus Emmett Hall (1898-1995), a major contributor to the national health-care system, a defender of Indigenous land claims and widely considered to be among Canada’s finest jurists of the 20th century.

U of S-led Global Water Futures announces 21 new projects

Research aims to predict Canada’s future hydrology and support decision-making

U of S researchers in global food security awarded grants from Microsoft

SASKATOON - Two University of Saskatchewan (U of S) computer scientists are among the first grant recipients of Microsoft’s AI for Earth program, aimed at empowering people and organizations to solve global environmental challenges by increasing access to artificial intelligence (AI) tools and educational opportunities that will accelerate innovation.

Remai Modern and University of Saskatchewan to sign partnership agreement

SASKATOON – In what is believed to be the first agreement in Canada between a university and a city-owned art museum, University of Saskatchewan (U of S) President Peter Stoicheff and Remai Modern Executive Director and CEO Gregory Burke will sign an historic partnership agreement Tuesday.

A&W advances the U of S global leadership in beef and forage research

Donation marks an extraordinary collaboration between government, the university and industry

University of Saskatchewan to announce major gift

SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to an announcement celebrating an extraordinary commitment to the Canadian beef industry through a major gift to the Livestock and Forage Centre Excellence (LFCE).