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U of S graduate wins toxicology award

January 17th, 2011

Dominic Hauck, a recent U of S graduate, earned third place in the student platform (oral) competition at the annual meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) in November 2010. Held in Portland, Ore., the international conference attracted about 2,500 delegates — including hundreds of student presenters. Working with Dr. David Janz from the WCVM’s Department of …

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Environmental scientists receive federal funds

A research team led by WCVM professor John Giesy is getting a $2 million boost in their quest to make the oilsands greener. The joint federal and provincial investment is targeted for a promising new technology being developed at the University of Saskatchewan Toxicology Centre. Giesy is a Canada Research Chair in Environmental Toxicology at the U of S and …

December 08th, 2010 Full story »

Giesy awarded honorary professorship

University of Saskatchewan researcher Dr. John Giesy’s international reputation as an ecotoxicologist has earned him a new title: Distinguished Honorary Professor of Saudi Arabia’s King Saud University. The honour includes a monetary award of €50,000 (equivalent of C$65,000) and the opportunity to apply for up to €1 million (nearly C$1.3 million) in joint research funding for Giesy and a Saudi …

May 22nd, 2010 Full story »

Dr. John Giesy among nominees for award

Dr John Giesy, Canada Research Chair in Environmental Toxicology at the U of S, is among the three nominees for the 2010 Innovation Place-Industry Liaison Office Award of Innovation. The $10,000 annual award honours U of S researchers who have brought new and commercially viable technology to the U of S Industry Liaison Office (ILO) for development into marketable products. …

April 18th, 2010 Full story »

Funding pours in for THREATS development

The Canadian Water Network has awarded a $1.6-million grant to Dr. Monique Dubé, the University of Saskatchewan’s Canada Research Chair in Aquatic Ecosystem Health Diagnosis and a professor in the Western College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences. Over the next four years, the funding will support Dubé’s development of The Healthy River Ecosystem Assessment System (THREATS). Once …

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