Four U of S students awarded prestigious Vanier Scholarships

SASKATOON — 2018 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships have been awarded to four top University of Saskatchewan (U of S) PhD students working in health, water and feral horse conservation research.

U of S awarded $2.4M for Indigenous health care, stroke recovery and cancer research

SASKATOON – Two Indigenous health initiatives are among four University of Saskatchewan (U of S) research projects awarded more than $2.4 million by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR).

U of S signs MOU in Kahkewistahaw First Nation for Indian Teacher Education Program

New Agreement between U of S College of Education, ITEP and Kahkewistahaw First Nation.

Indigenous cancer care, MS among U of S research projects awarded $2 million

Complicated, foreign and often inhospitable. This is how an Indigenous patient once described Saskatchewan’s complex cancer care system to University of Saskatchewan researcher Dr. Gary Groot.

U of S researchers study the risks and rewards of farmers taking kids to work sites

Farm parents are aware of safety and include it decision-making about kids’ presence in the farm work environment. However, they also balance safety considerations with constraints such as child care and benefits of children’s involvement with farm tasks, including work ethic, heritage and accountability.

U of S launches Fast License program to speed commercialization

SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is making it easier for companies to commercialize technologies that university researchers develop.

Six U of S researchers awarded grants for improving respiratory health

SASKATOON – Six University of Saskatchewan (U of S) research teams each have been awarded Ideas That Inspire grants of $25,000 jointly funded by the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) and the Lung Association, Saskatchewan (LAS) to improve respiratory health in the province.

Preston Avenue will be partly closed for approximately two weeks

Starting Monday, June 25, Preston Avenue – between 14th Street and College Drive – will be closed for construction. The closure is scheduled for approximately 15 days and is required to create access to the new Merlis Belsher Place. This timeframe is weather permitting and barring unforeseen issues. For safety reasons, there will be no access to sidewalks or bike paths while this project is underway.

U of S researcher Ingrid Pickering named CFI board chair

SASKATOON -- University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researcher Ingrid Pickering has been appointed chair of the board of directors at the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), an independent organization that invests in leading-edge infrastructure that researchers across Canada need to advance research and innovation.

University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine granted full accreditation

Saskatchewan’s medical school has achieved full accreditation of its undergraduate program from the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). The result was communicated to the University of Saskatchewan(U of S) yesterday. The college hosted a full-site accreditation visit in fall 2017.

Nine U of S researchers awarded SSHRC Insight Grants

SASKATOON – Researchers at the College of Arts and Science received six of nine Insight Grants awarded to the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) recently by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), with College of Education researchers awarded three grants.

Will there be enough food to feed the world? U of S-GIFS international conference to discuss global food security June 19-21

SASKTOON – By 2050, there will be 9.6 billion people living on our planet. What does this mean to agriculture and to our food supply? Will there be enough food to feed the world?