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The new Mine Overlay Site Testing (MOST) facility will be located adjacent to the Crop Science Field Laboratory (pictured here) at Preston Avenue and 108th Street, just across from the main campus.

$1.8 million awarded for new mine reclamation research facility

May 21, 2015

The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS) has been awarded $1.8 million by Western Economic Diversification Canada to establish a research and testing facility to develop and commercialize innovative mine waste cover systems.


Yan Zhou, influenza project leader at VIDO-InterVac

Flu funding

May 1, 2015

Influenza research at the University of Saskatchewan will receive a nearly $1 million boost from the federal government through the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).


West African farmers in Nigeria and Benin are using techniques such as fertilizer micro-dosing and rainwater harvesting to increase yields and incomes.

Feeding a hungry world

April 29, 2015

International projects led by University of Saskatchewan researchers have been awarded $2.2 million from Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), part of an $8.3 million investment to improve food security with partners in Ethiopia, Nigeria and Benin.


From the Field winner: “Snowy Saskatchewan - from the stratosphere!” by Adam Vigneron

Images of Research: From the Field

April 23, 2015

To showcase the diverse research taking place at the U of S, a photography and imaging contest was launched called Images of Research. U of S students, staff, faculty and alumni were invited to submit visual depictions and brief descriptions of their research, scholarly, or artistic work.


Community and Impact winner: “Working Towards a Better Education for Girls in Tanzania” by Kelsi Toews

Images of Research: Community and Impact

April 22, 2015

To showcase the diverse research taking place at the U of S, a photography and imaging contest was launched called Images of Research. U of S students, staff, faculty and alumni were invited to submit visual depictions and brief descriptions of their research, scholarly, or artistic work.


Research in Action winner: “Soil Gas Sampling for Arctic Microbes” by Martin Brummell

Images of Research: Research in Action

April 21, 2015

To showcase the diverse research taking place at the U of S, a photography and imaging contest was launched called Images of Research. U of S students, staff, faculty and alumni were invited to submit visual depictions and brief descriptions of their research, scholarly, or artistic work.


More than Meets the Eye winner: “Plasma Chamber Music” by Adam Vigneron

Images of Research: More than Meets the Eye

April 20, 2015

To showcase the diverse research taking place at the U of S, a photography and imaging contest was launched called Images of Research. U of S students, staff, faculty and alumni were invited to submit visual depictions and brief descriptions of their research, scholarly, or artistic work.


Viewers' Choice winner: “Creating Own God(s) Beauty” by Ranjan Datta

Images of Research: Viewers’ Choice

April 17, 2015

To showcase the diverse research taking place at the U of S, a photography and imaging contest was launched called Images of Research. U of S students, staff, faculty and alumni were invited to submit visual depictions and brief descriptions of their research, scholarly, or artistic work.


Geochemical Rainbow, by geological sciences professor Matt Lindsay, was the grand-prize winner in the Images of Research photo competition.

Images of Research

April 16, 2015

From access to drinking water in Tanzania, to a synchrotron cross-section of a hockey stick, members of the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) community have been showing what research looks like to them.


Collin Letain

U of S student in research competition finals

April 10, 2015

A research report submitted by Collin Letain has put the third-year animal sciences student among eight finalists from around the world in animal nutrition company Alltech’s Young Scientist competition.