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Fedoruk Centre Invests $2-Million for Nuclear Policy Research

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The Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation will invest $2-million to support research at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) at the University of Regina (U of R) and the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).
5-Feb-2016 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Turning Electronic Waste Into Gold

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Stephen Foley Foley, an associate professor in the University of Saskatchewan Department of Chemistry and his colleagues, have discovered a new financially viable and environmentally friendly way to recover and recycle gold from electronic waste.
28-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

World Wheat Experts to Meet in Saskatoon, Canada in 2019

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Saskatoon, Canada will play host to the 2019 International Wheat Congress, where scientists will discuss advances in research and the future of wheat in helping avert a global food security crisis.
20-Jan-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Canadian Researchers Lead International Lentil Genome Sequencing Effort

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University of Saskatchewan researchers have released a draft lentil genome assembly that will help develop new understanding and commercial applications of this ancient crop.
11-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Canadian Researchers Help Lead Wheat Genome Sequencing Breakthrough

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An international consortium of scientists has announced it has been able to crack the code for understanding the order of about 90 per cent of the highly complex genome of bread wheat, the most widely grown cereal in the world.
11-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

U of S Researchers Hope to Harness Human DNA to Fight HIV

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Linda Chelico and her team are learning more about how an ancient “error correction” system in the human genome helps protect the body against HIV.
1-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

$50 Million Global Institute for Food Security Launched

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The Province of Saskatchewan, the University of Saskatchewan, and Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) today formally launched the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) to develop Saskatchewan-led solutions to feed a growing...
10-Dec-2012 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

$10 M CER Chair at U of S Aimed at Mitigating Infectious Disease

Search begins to fill $10 M Canada Excellence Research Chair at University of Saskatchewan aimed at mitigating infectious disease.
9-Nov-2012 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Canadian Experts Available to Speak on Vaccine Development for Emerging Diseases

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1-Feb-2016 8:00 AM EST

University of Saskatchewan Offers Expertise on Swine Flu Outbreaks

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Experts in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization, the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, the College of Medicine and the School of Public Health at the University of Saskatchewan are available to comment on the swine flu outbreak.
30-Apr-2009 12:50 PM EDT

Health Research Week: Researchers are Finding Health Solutions

Today kicks off Health Research Week in Saskatchewan. Here are some of the many University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers contributing to better health for Canadians.
1-Dec-2008 4:50 PM EST

Expert Available for Interview on U.S. Social Security Reform

Daniel Béland, a professor with the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan, is a specialist in U.S. and international old-age pensions and Social Security reform. He has published two books on U.S....
25-Nov-2008 9:00 AM EST

Experts Available to Comment on Bisphenol a Ban in Canada

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World-renowned toxicologists at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada are available to comment on Health Canada's announcement that Canada will become the first country to declare chemical bisphenol A hazardous and ban it from baby bottles.
20-Oct-2008 8:00 AM EDT

Earth Day: Researchers are Finding Green Solutions

As people around the world prepare to celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22, researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) are doing their part by developing smart, practical, green solutions to better the environment.
21-Apr-2008 2:00 PM EDT

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