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.