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Federal funds for livestock research centre

June 02nd, 2017

 A $4.47-million investment by the Government of Canada was announced on May 26 at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) to support the planned construction of the university’s Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence (LFCE). The money is being allocated to the university through a partnership with the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association (SCA) — the initial recipient of the federal …

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NSERC finalist

WCVM student finalist in NSERC contest

A University of Saskatchewan PhD student in veterinary biomedical sciences has been named one of 20 finalists in a nationwide showcase of scientific research images. Awang Hazmi Awang Junaidi, an international U of S student from Malaysia, has made it to the final round of the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s Science Exposed photo competition. His research …

May 15th, 2017 Full story »

U of S research finds good news for caribou

A University of Saskatchewan (U of S) research team has found that the woodland caribou population in the Boreal Shield region of Saskatchewan has been slightly increasing over the past two years and currently exists at a high density for the species in Canada. “The best available science suggests that the status of these caribou is one of a large …

December 01st, 2016 Full story »

Paws-ing ER stress

A trip to the emergency room can often be incredibly stressful for patients as well as their families. Waiting rooms, the constant movement of doctors, nurses and fellow patients, on top of the medical worry that brings people in to the hospital, can take a toll. But a new pilot project at the Royal University Hospital (RUH) is helping provide …

November 30th, 2016 Full story »

Dr. Clark committed to class and clinic

It was a chance encounter with a University of Saskatchewan professor that first brought Dr. Chris Clark to Saskatchewan. Now Clark, an associate professor of large animal medicine and associate dean academic at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM), is the newest recipient of the Master Teacher Award—the university’s highest honour in teaching. “It’s a huge honour, there’s no …

November 10th, 2016 Full story »