SASKATOON – Four University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have been awarded more than $160,000 in Connection Grants by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council for projects aimed at revitalizing agriculture on Indigenous lands, fostering reconciliation, ensuring safe water supplies, and designing sustainable communities.
SASKATOON –Members of the media are invited to to a special event at the University of Saskatchewan recognizing the inaugural winners of the Get a Bigger Wagon Young Entrepreneur Awards, presented by Gordon and Maureen Haddock:
SASKATOON—Members of the media are invited to attend Cameco Spectrum 2019 on the University of Saskatchewan campus this weekend.
SASKATOON – Renowned plant molecular geneticist Dr. Andrew Sharpe (PhD) will lead the next phase of the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research Centre (P2IRC), which will focus on using digital breeding techniques to create climate-smart crops and on artificial intelligence and digital data acquisition tools to enhance the yield potential of large-scale food crops.
With $3.6 million in new funding, the Saskatchewan Centre for Cyclotron Sciences (SCCS) at the University of Saskatchewan will renovate and equip its Innovation Wing to conduct leading-edge imaging research that will improve detection of cancers and other diseases, and advance human, animal and plant health.
SASKATOON – A comprehensive study by University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers involving 300 immigrant and refugee children in Saskatoon and Regina shows that many newcomers embracing a western diet and lifestyle are on their way to developing chronic health problems within five years of their arrival.
SASKATOON – Following an international search, Dr. Volker Gerdts has been selected to lead the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre, a world leader in infectious disease research and vaccine development.
SASKATOON – Internationally recognized environmental and health researcher Dr. Ingrid Pickering (PhD) has been awarded the 2018 Achievement Award by the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF)—one of 10 University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers honoured for providing innovative solutions to health challenges facing the province.
SASKATOON – A new training program that will better equip physicians to assess and treat mental health conditions in children and youth is launching this week in Saskatoon.
OTTAWA – At a special ceremony today, the University of Saskatchewan (USask) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will strengthen the country’s commitment to managing its freshwater resources in a time of rapid climate change.
SASKATOON — In an era when multidisciplinary research teams work across institutional and geographical boundaries generating vast amounts of live data that’s kept on various devices and platforms at scattered worksites, the ability to quickly access, process and share data securely with colleagues is essential for success.
SASKATOON – Dr. Bill Waiser (PhD), distinguished professor emeritus of the University of Saskatchewan, is the 2018 recipient of the Governor General’s History Award for Popular Media: The Pierre Berton Award—the top Canadian honour in the field of history and heritage.