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$50 Million Global Institute for Food Security Launched


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

Ecotoxicologist John Giesy Receives Scope-Zhongyu Lifetime Achievement Award


John Giesy, Canada Research Chair in Environmental Toxicology at the University of Saskatchewan, has been awarded the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Paris-based Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) and China’s ...
24-Oct-2012 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Neurosurgeon and Synchrotron Researcher Awarded Saskatchewan Research Chair in Clinical Stroke Research


Saskatoon brain surgeon and medical researcher Dr. Michael Kelly has been awarded the Saskatchewan Research Chair in Clinical Stroke Research to pursue his work in the operating room and at the Canadian Light Source synchrotron to advance...
9-Oct-2012 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Team Unlocks Link Between Sex and the Female Brain


An international team of scientists led by Gregg Adams at the University of Saskatchewan has discovered that a protein in semen acts on the female brain to prompt ovulation, and is the same molecule that regulates the growth, maintenance, and...
20-Aug-2012 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Discover Cannabis “Pharma Factory”


U of S researchers have discovered the chemical pathway that Cannabis sativa uses to create bioactive compounds, paving the way for the development of marijuana varieties to produce pharmaceuticals or cannabinoid-free industrial hemp.
16-Jul-2012 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Biochar Explored to Remediate Soil Contaminated by Oil Spills and Gas Leaks in Canada’s North


Researchers from the University of Saskatchewan and Yukon College are working with industry in Canada’s North to develop biochar to remediate soil contaminated by oil spills and gas leaks.
11-Jul-2012 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Satellite Research Reveals Smaller Volcanoes Could Cool Climate


A University of Saskchewan-led international research team has discovered that aerosols from relatively small volcanic eruptions can be boosted into the high atmosphere by weather systems such as monsoons, where they can affect global temperatures.
6-Jul-2012 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Saskatchewan Offers Expertise on Swine Flu Outbreaks


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


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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