Top-notch accreditation results for USask College of Medicine

SASKATOON –The University of Saskatchewan (USask) College of Medicine has achieved further strong results from the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS), meaning a site visit will not be required until 2025 or 2026

USask computer-based simulator tests insects for effects of new pesticide

SASKATOON—University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have used a novel combination of techniques to compare the effects of two families of pesticides used in agriculture, and found that at low dosages the newer pesticide is less toxic than a currently used neonicotinoid one.

USask researchers develop fast, accurate test to identify toxins in cereal crops

SASKATOON – Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) Crop Development Centre (CDC) have developed a fast and accurate method for identifying and quantifying toxins in fusarium-infected cereal grain, an innovation that could reduce toxins that are harmful to both animals and humans.

USask research projects with the City of Saskatoon awarded nearly $150K to target urban issues

SASKATOON – Measuring pharmaceuticals in Saskatoon’s wastewater, diverting food from the landfill to save money and the planet, and improving property assessment appeals are some of the first research projects of the new Research Junction collaboration between the City of Saskatoon (City) and University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers.

Canadian scientists first to test novel diagnostic tool for TB in bison

SASKATOON – To help protect Canada’s cattle and bison and maintain the country’s bovine tuberculosis (TB)-free status, scientists from University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac) and Parks Canada are conducting trials in bison of several diagnostic tools, including the innovative Actiphage® blood test developed by the diagnostics company PBD Biotech.

USask study reveals origin of endangered Colombian poison frog hybrids

SASKATOON – The origin of an understudied hybrid population of poisonous frogs—highly endangered colourful animals that live deep in the Colombian jungle—is the result of natural breeding and not caused by wildlife traffickers moving them, a University of Saskatchewan (USask) study shows.

USask research identifies potential cause of Minamata mercury poisoning

SASKATOON — One of the world’s most horrific environmental disasters—the 1950s and ’60s mercury poisoning in Minamata, Japan—may have been caused by a previously unstudied form of mercury discharged directly from a chemical factory, research by the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has found.

USask Global Institute for Food Security partners with Bangladesh to promote sustainable food security

SASKATOON – The Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) and the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC) of the Bangladesh Ministry of Agriculture have agreed to a multidisciplinary research, training and development partnership to help promote sustainable food security in the country.

USask study links high stillbirth rates worldwide to gender inequality

SASKATOON – In the first comprehensive study mapping global patterns of stillbirth rates, University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have found that pregnant women who are poor and have lower access to education and employment are more likely to experience a child’s death at delivery.

Canterbury Tales is first major literary work developed as an app

A University of Saskatchewan-led international team has produced the first web and mobile phone app of Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales—the first major literary work augmented by new scholarship, in any language, presented in an app.

New $2.35M USask research chair targets improved health, productivity in beef herds

SASKATOON – With $2.35 million in funding from the federal government and the Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC), University of Saskatchewan (USask) veterinary researcher Dr. Cheryl Waldner will undertake a major five-year research program to advance beef cattle health and productivity, helping to sustain the profitability and competitiveness of Canada’s $17-billion-a-year beef industry.

New community centre opens on USask campus

SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan (USask) has officially opened the USask Community Centre, located in Marquis Hall on the Saskatoon campus.

USask livestock researchers awarded nearly $7M to improve food sustainability and safety

SASKATOON – Twenty University of Saskatchewan (USask) projects have been awarded nearly $7 million through a joint federal-provincial government funding program to advance cattle, swine, and poultry research.

USask Global Institute for Food Security supporting collaborative social science research

SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (USask) research has received a $675,000 boost from the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) to investigate social science impacts on food security and barriers to agri-food innovation.

USask crop researchers awarded $8M to advance food and bio-products for a sustainable future

SASKATOON – Thirty University of Saskatchewan (USask) crop research projects have been awarded a total of more than $8 million through Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF), a program jointly supported by the federal and provincial governments and supplemented by industry partners.

USask Global Institute for Food Security awarded $600K to study extended growing season

SASKATOON – A grant from Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF) is helping researchers at the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) pursue a project that could help extend the growing season for canola and soybean in the province and in temperate climates around the world.

USask Global Institute for Food Security researchers help crack canola genome

SASKATOON —Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) are members of an international consortium of key academic and global seed company leaders from Canada, the United States, Europe and Israel that has successfully sequenced the genome for canola.

USask Global Institute for Food Security and federal partners to pilot first ‘omics’ and precision agriculture laboratory in Canada

SASKATOON — Canada’s first laboratory combining digital data analysis of plant genes and traits with the latest precision agriculture technologies to improve crop yield, profitability and sustainability in the agri-food sector is gearing up for a two-year pilot project this year at the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS).

Increasing Canada’s preparedness for African swine fever with USask’s VIDO-InterVac

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is pleased to announce that the University of Saskatchewan’s Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac) will work with African swine fever (ASF), further supporting Canada’s preparedness strategy by increasing research capacity.

ZYUS and USask partner to conduct cannabinoid-based research on possible treatment of brain disorders

Pre-clinical study seeks to determine the impact of cannabis derivatives on mental health conditions.

USask and Indian institute sign MOU to advance water security, climate science and policy issues

SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan’s Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS) and a top Indian research institution—the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru—have signed an over-arching agreement to partner for five years on joint research, training and academic exchanges related to water security, climate science and policy issues.

White Coat Ceremony milestone for USask dentistry students

SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to attend the University of Saskatchewan (USask) College of Dentistry White Coat Ceremony.

USask renews commitment to working with Indigenous organizations on Urban Reserve

SASKATOON – With a sound on-going commitment towards Indigenization, decolonization and reconciliation, the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is pleased to announce that it has joined a growing number of organizations in renewing its presence on an urban reserve in the city of Saskatoon with the announcement of a new location.

P2IRC delivers innovative approach to seed selection through prize-winning PlotVision software

The future of seed development is set to become more efficient thanks to PlotVision, a new image analysis software product from the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research Centre (P2IRC).

Potentially toxic chemicals from LCDs in nearly half of household dust samples tested: USask-led study

SASKATOON – Chemicals commonly used in smartphone, television, and computer displays were found to be potentially toxic and present in nearly half of dozens of samples of household dust collected by a team of toxicologists led by the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

Canadian tundra formerly covered in rich forest: ancient plant fossil record shows

SASKATOON—The heady aroma of magnolia blossoms and lotus flowers might have wafted to your nostrils if you had gone for a walk 56 million years ago in the lush green forest which covered Canada’s northernmost islands.

The world is 'losing its cool' with the loss of snowpacks and glaciers, posing threats to water security

MADRID, SPAIN – At the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Madrid, Spain (COP25), University of Saskatchewan (USask) scientists are focusing attention on the world’s changing mountain snowpacks, glaciers, vegetation, and long-term effects that the thaw of snow and ice are having on the world’s freshwater and ocean water.

Community leaders bolster Board of Trustees for USask Huskies

SASKATOON — Committed to creating the best student-athlete experience in the country, the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has appointed new members to its Huskie Athletics Board of Trustees.

USask water expert joins global call to action to protect global groundwater sources

SASKATOON – A group of international scientists and practitioners including University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher Jay Famiglietti say we are not doing enough to protect and manage global groundwater resources, which will have long-term effects on the planet’s drinking water, food production, and adaptation to a rapidly changing climate.

Climate change and human activities threaten picky penguins

SASKATOON—Eating a krill-only diet has made one variety of Antarctic penguin especially susceptible to the impacts of climate change, according to new research involving the University of Saskatchewan (USask) which sheds new light on why some penguins are winners and others losers in their rapidly changing ecosystem.

Canadian Western Agribition contributes $100,000 to USask Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence

REGINA – Canadian Western Agribition (CWA) has announced a contribution of $100,000 over the next decade to the University of Saskatchewan (USask) Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence (LFCE).

USask leads study into PTSD service dogs and veterans' substance abuse recovery

SASKATOON—Learning how psychiatric service dogs can help veterans living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) recover from problematic alcohol and drug use is the focus of a new $1.4-million research program led by the University of Saskatchewan (USask), in partnership with five universities and a dozen community organizations and members.

Canada falling short of UN’s Sustainable Development Goals: New report from water scientists

HAMILTON – Canada could lead the world in helping to achieve water sustainability but is falling short of reaching the goals set out by the United Nations (UN), according to a new report from scientists with the University of Saskatchewan-led Global Water Futures (GWF) program.

USask and Métis Nation–Saskatchewan sign education initiative

SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) and the Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN-S) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today designed to improve the education status of Métis people, remove barriers and close the university achievement gaps between Métis and non-Indigenous populations.

Health threat from blue-green blooms extends beyond single toxin: USask study

As blue-green algae proliferates around the world, a University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher cautions that current municipal drinking water monitoring that focuses on a single toxin associated with the cyanobacteria blooms is likely to miss the true public health risks.

Mild Zika infection in fetuses may cause brain abnormalities in young despite no symptoms

SASKATOON – Using a relevant animal model (pigs), University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have shown that mild Zika virus infection in fetuses can cause abnormal brain development in apparently healthy young animals.

901 USask students set to graduate this fall

SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to the University of Saskatchewan (USask) fall convocation, November 13, at Merlis Belsher Place.

USask to celebrate renowned researcher

SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan (USask) will pay tribute to an innovative and influential international leader in the field of synchrotron science at this year’s Fall Convocation ceremonies.

New USask Beef Industry Chair aims to improve sustainability and profitability

SASKATOON – Gabriel Ribeiro, the new Saskatchewan Beef Industry Chair at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), will be developing nutritional strategies to improve health, performance and profitability, while lessening the environmental impact of beef cattle production.

USask to honour community and corporate leader

SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan (USask) will pay tribute to a renowned business leader, philanthropist and volunteer at this year’s Fall Convocation ceremonies.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg and USask scientist John Pomeroy discuss glacier decline

At a stop on Oct. 22 during her ongoing trip across North America, climate activist Greta Thunberg met with University of Saskatchewan (USask) water scientist John Pomeroy at a USask field research site on the Athabasca Glacier in Jasper, Alberta.

Enhancing digital plant breeding for climate change resiliency

Fourth annual Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research Centre conference takes place October 23-24

USask College of Law to launch fourth annual Saskatchewan Access to Justice Week

SASKATOON — Together with more than a dozen organizations and community groups, CREATE Justice and the College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan (Usask) have planned workshops, lectures and other public events to celebrate the fourth annual Saskatchewan Access to Justice Week from Oct. 20 to 25.

USask partners with Saskatoon Tribal Council and mining companies on new mentorship program for Indigenous women interested in STEM and mining careers

With a $133,000 investment from Saskatchewan mining companies through the International Minerals Innovation Institute (iMii), the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is partnering with the Saskatoon Tribal Council on a new mentorship program for Indigenous women.

Global Institute for Food Security at USask develops Bangladesh partnership

This week, the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) invited and hosted His Excellency Mizanur Rahman, Bangladesh High Commissioner to Canada, as well as representatives from the country’s ministries of agriculture and education and leading research and training institutions, in weeklong meetings and negotiations to establish a research and training development partnership.

Ducks Unlimited Canada and USask partner to advance wetland and waterfowl conservation in Canada

SASKATOON – Today, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and the University of Saskatchewan (USask) announced a partnership to create the Ducks Unlimited Canada Endowed Chair in Wetland and Waterfowl Conservation—the first of its kind in Canada.

Ducks Unlimited Canada and USask partner to advance wetland and waterfowl conservation in Canada

Today, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and the University of Saskatchewan (USask) announced a partnership to create the Ducks Unlimited Canada Endowed Chair in Wetland and Waterfowl Conservation—the first of its kind in Canada.

Renowned USask Global Institute for Food Security scientist awarded prestigious international food innovation prize

Leon Kochian, Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) at the University of Saskatchewan (Usask), has won the 2019 Arrell Global Food Innovation Award for “global excellence in food innovation.”

USask College of Education receives $1-million dollar gift to transform teaching and learning

SASKATOON – The College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is thrilled to announce the largest gift in its 92-year history from donors Jane and Ron Graham to establish a school for the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Renowned USask water scientist awarded Royal Society Medal

SASKATOON — John Pomeroy, Canada Research Chair in Water Resources and Climate Change at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), has been awarded one of Canada’s top honours for outstanding contributions to environmental science.

USask part of $2 million investment in new prostate cancer research

A team involving two University of Saskatchewan (Usask) researchers – Kishor Wasan, from the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition and Franco Vizeacoumar from the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency – is one of 10 teams across the country awarded a total of $2 million by Prostate Cancer Canada and Movember to accelerate discoveries that could save and improve men’s lives.

USask-led study shows insecticides threaten survival of wild birds

SASKATOON – New research at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) shows how the world’s most widely used insecticides could be partly responsible for a dramatic decline in songbird populations.

USask Dentistry receives largest gift in college’s history

SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) is pleased to announce that the College of Dentistry has received $1,050,000 from dentalcorp, the largest donation in the college’s history since its inception in 1968.

USask and City of Saskatoon partner to tackle urban issues

SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan (USask) and the City of Saskatoon are partnering on a new program to help solve challenging urban issues through the power of research collaboration.

More frequent wildfires in the boreal forest threaten previously protected soil carbon

USask part of international team publishing Nature paper

University of Saskatchewan welcomes two Schulich Leader recipients this fall

University of Saskatchewan welcomes two Schulich Leader recipients this fall

Oil and water: university researchers say better monitoring needed to secure vital groundwater supplies

SASKATOON – When it comes to groundwater quality, fracking receives much of the public attention but misses most of the picture, according to hydrogeologists Jennifer McIntosh from the University of Arizona and Grant Ferguson from the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

CFI awards USask researchers $1.3M for new tools to advance health, environment and the economy

SASKATOON — Eight University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have been awarded $1.3 million by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) for state-of-the-art equipment to support leading-edge projects in human health, food security, environmental protection, public safety and computer technology.

The Muskrat Hut—a solution for clean and accessible remote kitchens and washrooms

SASKATOON – For First Nations communities in northern Canada and other remote regions, access to safe and clean water, toilets, and food preparation areas presents a serious challenge to communal gatherings.

Huskie Athletics announce chief athletics officer

SASKATOON – Dave Hardy has been appointed the chief athletics officer (CAO) for Huskie Athletics at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), beginning August 12, 2019.

USask researchers use mindfulness training to help women achieve leadership and excel

SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers are using mindfulness training to help women overcome stereotype threat, a major barrier that hinders them from joining and performing well in top leadership positions in organizations.

USask students launch balloon into near-space for space training program

University of Saskatchewan students are part of an international team that has launched a balloon 30 kilometres into near-space as the culmination of a special training program that will help them become the next generation of space technology and engineering experts.

USask medical team receives $987,000 to test new imaging agents for improved cancer diagnosis

A University of Saskatchewan medical research team will receive $987,000 from Western Economic Diversification (WD) towards a $4.55-million project aimed at producing and testing new imaging agents for diagnosing lung and colorectal cancers in humans.

Indigenous-led research centre to address HIV among First Nations, Inuit and Métis

USask researchers to lead $2.9-million project.

USask-led northern energy planning project awarded $2.5 million by SSHRC

Imagine that your family lives on less than $1,600 a month and the power bill takes up half that money.

History of same-sex marriage project among $1.3 million in USask research grants from SSHRC

Canada became global ‘destination’ for lesbian and gay weddings after legalization, researcher says.

Sleep-deprived decision makers may be less likely to appoint women to top jobs

Research into link between sleepiness and bias among $647,000 in federal funding awards.

Artist links with scientists to tell climate change story

Exhibit at Norwich Cathedral a communication of science and art from Canada and the UK.

Métis jigging: a better cardio workout than aerobics or a run?

Dance has more to offer than a “fitness craze”, promoting reconciliation and Métis heritage.

USask-led group awarded $1.65 M to train young scientists for expanding plant protein industry

An interdisciplinary university group led by University of Saskatchewan researcher Michael Nickerson has been awarded $1.65 million by the federal granting council NSERC to train a new generation of innovative plant protein scientists to help industry satisfy the exploding worldwide demand for meat alternatives.

Cannabis dosage studied at USask to reduce seizures in children with severe epilepsy

SASKATOON – Medicinal cannabis oil containing both cannabidiol (CBD) and a small amount of THC (the drug that can cause intoxication) can reduce or end seizures in children with severe, drug-resistant epilepsy, a study by the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has found.

New chair for the Fedoruk Centre at USask

SASKATOON – Prominent Saskatchewan business leader Tom Kishchuk will serve as the new chair of the board of directors for the Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation (Fedoruk Centre) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

USask signs MOU with Northern Lights School Division and key partners to offer Bachelor of Education program in Cumberland House

SASKATOON — The University of Saskatchewan, Northern Lights School Division, Cumberland House Cree Nation, The Northern Village of Cumberland House and the Métis Nation of Saskatchewan met in Cumberland House Thursday, June 27 to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between their organizations to offer the Bachelor of Education degree program in the northern community.

New national Indigenous health research plan prioritizes Indigenous-led agenda

SASKATOON – Supporting Indigenous individuals and their communities to drive Indigenous health research is a key goal of the new five-year plan of the national Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health (IIPH), a Canadian Institutes of Health Research institute based at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

Nature paper explains impact of forest management on water resources

USask study finds depth of soil and porous rock beneath trees are crucial factors

International research executives to lead the Global Institute for Food Security at USask

SASKATOON – Following an extensive global search, two internationally recognized leaders with deep understanding of agricultural research and innovation have been named to the top leadership posts of the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

USask launches queer housing on campus

SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) has announced a new pilot project to support LGBTQI2S+ students. Starting in September 2019, self-identified queer students living in the College Quarter residence on campus may participate in a pilot project where they can choose to live with other queer students.

$6 million awarded for Canada Research Chairs at USask

SASKATOON – Three new Canada Research Chairs (CRCs)—all held by female academics recognized as potential leaders in their fields—have been established at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) to carry out innovative research into air quality in cold climates, enhancing Indigenous health and well-being, and preventing cyberattacks.

Veterinary college at USask opens Canada’s first PET-CT unit for animals

SASKATOON – Western Canada’s regional veterinary college, based on the University of Saskatchewan (USask) campus, is now home to Canada’s only PET-CT unit dedicated to clinical use in animals as well as for animal-human research studies.

Toxic metals found in reproductive organs of critically endangered eels

Mystery of shrinking population may be linked to eels devouring their own skeletons.

Downpours of torrential rain more frequent with global warming—USask-led study

The frequency of downpours of heavy rain—which can lead to flash floods, devastation, and outbreaks of waterborne disease—has increased across the globe in the past 50 years, research led by the Global Institute for Water Security at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has found.

New interim provincial head for pediatrics

SASKATOON - Highly regarded physician and medical educator Dr. Ron Siemens, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, has been selected as the interim provincial head of pediatrics beginning June 3, 2019 for a one-year term.

USask Graduation Powwow to attract thousands and celebrate Indigenous academic success

Media are invited to attend the University of Saskatchewan (USask) Graduation Powwow, in partnership with Affinity Credit Union, which celebrates the academic success of Métis, First Nations and Inuit graduates from USask and local high schools.

Concussion symptoms reversed by magnetic therapy

SASKATOON – Concussion symptoms—such as loss of balance, hazy comprehension, sleep disturbance and inability to walk straight—can be reversed by a new type of magnetic stimulation, research at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) shows.

USask launches unique Summer Entrepreneurs program

SASKATOON, SK. — The University of Saskatchewan’s commercialization unit Innovation Enterprise (IE) is embarking on a new initiative to train, inspire and motivate the next generation of successful entrepreneurs, while bringing USask innovations to the world.

Funding agreement ensures Fedoruk Centre at USask continues to support world-class nuclear research and training in Saskatchewan

SASKATOON – At the opening of the new Innovation Wing of the Saskatchewan Centre for Cyclotron Sciences (SCCS) today, Tina Beaudry-Mellor, Minister Responsible for Innovation Saskatchewan, announced $11.6 million in new funding over the next five years for the Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation (Fedoruk Centre) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

USask researchers awarded nearly $11 M in natural sciences, engineering grants

SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have been awarded nearly $11 million to tackle wide-ranging and critically important issues including cannabis, water quality, and swine flu.

USask scholars win prestigious national awards

Three outstanding University of Saskatchewan (Usask) researchers have been awarded Vanier and Banting scholarships and fellowships totaling $430,000 for research that will advance regenerative medicine and improve water quality and mental health.

World’s first wearable kidney the goal of USask-led research team

SASKATOON – An artificial portable kidney that patients who have suffered renal failure could wear is to be created by a research team at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) with federal funding.

$1.25M awarded to innovative USask early career researchers

SASKATOON – Five University of Saskatchewan (USask) early career researchers have each been awarded $250,000 over two years by the New Frontiers in Research Fund, a new federal fund designed to promote exploratory research that crosses disciplinary boundaries and enables researchers to take risks and be innovative.

Wild pigs invade Canadian provinces—an emerging crisis for agriculture and the environment

SASKATOON – Wild pigs—a mix of wild boar and domestic swine—are spreading rapidly across Canada, threatening native species such as nesting birds, deer, agricultural crops, and farm livestock, research by the University of Saskatchewan (USask) shows.

Prestigious Steacie Fellowship awarded to outstanding USask ecologist

SASKATOON – Maud Ferrari, an exceptional University of Saskatchewan (USask) behavioural ecologist who studies predator-prey interactions, has received one of Canada’s most prestigious awards for young scientists.

USask and Gwich’in Tribal Council hosts two-day public symposium on Indigenous leadership, energy policy and arctic issues

SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to join the University of Saskatchewan (USask) and the Gwich’in Tribal Council for a two-day event showcasing speakers from across Canada regarding public policy and energy sovereignty in Indigenous communities. USask’s College of Arts and Science and the School of Environment and Sustainability are hosting 10 young adults and youth from Inuvik, Northwest Territories as well special guests from Gwich’in Tribal Council for a week-long immersive post-secondary experience.

USask names Grit McCreath its 16th chancellor

SASKATOON – The next chapter of Grit McCreath’s University of Saskatchewan (USask) story is set to begin when she steps into her new role as chancellor.

Viral infections during pregnancy could be linked to behavioural abnormalities in offspring

Male and female rats whose mother experienced a simulated viral infection during pregnancy behave abnormally, consistent with behavioural alterations in autism or schizophrenia, research by the University of Saskatchewan (USask) shows.

USask research shows dogs reduce distress of patients waiting for ER care

SASKATOON – A visit from a dog can reduce the distress of patients waiting for emergency treatment in hospital, a study by the University of Saskatchewan (USask) shows.