VIDO research provides insight into the immune response and possible long-term health impacts associated with COVID-19

One of the newest scientists at the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) has published new research on potential lasting effects of COVID-19.

USask researcher discovers tiny insects cause big threat to woodland caribou

Threats to Canada’s endangered woodland caribou can be traced back to spruce budworm infestations and salvage logging, says a paper co-authored by University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher Dr. Philip McLoughlin (PhD).

Infectious disease research bolstered by Hospitals of Regina Foundation

To help protect Saskatchewan residents from emerging disease threats, Hospitals of Regina Foundation (HRF) has invested $150,000 to help establish Canada’s Centre for Pandemic Research at the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO).

3 USask students named 2021 Vanier Scholars, one awarded international post-doctoral fellowship

University of Saskatchewan (USask) PhD students Fidelia Anulika Orji, Jocelyn Peltier-Huntley, and Gabrielle Iakotennikonhrare Doreen have been awarded the prestigious 2021 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. The annual award recognizes researchers who demonstrate academic excellence, research potential and leadership ability.

New Research Chair at USask will help maximize environmental, economic benefits of forage crops

A new Beef Industry Integrated Forage Management and Utilization Chair will be established at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) to connect the study of soils, plants, animals, economics, and ecosystems to tap into forage crops’ full range of benefits.

Managing water supply in changing times

When talking about future water issues, Dr. Jay Famiglietti (PhD) says there are two main concerns: Population growth and climate change.

Examining how therapy dogs support well-being

A University of Saskatchewan (USask) sociology researcher is studying how St. John Ambulance therapy dog-handler teams can further support people—including Indigenous people—dealing with substance use concerns and/or mental health concerns when visiting online, and in the future, in-person.