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History of same-sex marriage project among $1.3 million in USask research grants from SSHRC

Canada became global ‘destination’ for lesbian and gay weddings after legalization, researcher says. Jul 17, 2019 SASKATOON – The history of same-sex marriage in Canada is among eight research projects at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) awarded a total of $1.36 million in Insight grants by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 20199 Views

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U of Saskatchewan: New national Indigenous health research plan prioritizes Indigenous-led agenda

SASKATOON – Supporting Indigenous individuals and their communities to drive Indigenous health research is a key goal of the new five-year plan of the national Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health (IIPH), a Canadian Institutes of Health Research institute based at the University of Saskatchewan (USask). Jun 27, 2019 “To truly address the serious health inequities […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201944 Views

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$6 million awarded for Canada Research Chairs at USask

SASKATOON – Three new Canada Research Chairs (CRCs)—all held by female academics recognized as potential leaders in their fields—have been established at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) to carry out innovative research into air quality in cold climates, enhancing Indigenous health and well-being, and preventing cyberattacks. Jun 14, 2019 The announcement comes alongside the renewal […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201925 Views

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$1.25M awarded to innovative USask early career researchers

SASKATOON – Five University of Saskatchewan (USask) early career researchers have each been awarded $250,000 over two years by the New Frontiers in Research Fund, a new federal fund designed to promote exploratory research that crosses disciplinary boundaries and enables researchers to take risks and be innovative. “The scope and creativity of these research projects […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201992 Views

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USask Images of Research highlights research the world needs

SASKATOON – Top prizes in the University of Saskatchewan (USask) Images of Research competition were awarded to images that uncover the benefits of playful behaviour in pigs, build better understanding with Indigenous peoples, and help to gain new insight into ecological change from plants, birds, bees, and glaciers. Apr 9, 2019 These were among the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201963 Views

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Saskatoon founder John Lake was a ‘scallywag,’ says U of S professor – CBC

Prof. Keith Carlson says Lake should be disliked by First nations, Métis and settlers alike Mar 20, 2019 John Lake is endearingly known as the founder of Saskatoon, but a University of Saskatchewan professor says he should be known more as a villain. History professor Keith Carlson is giving a talk Wednesday night at the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 2019158 Views

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Government of Canada announces major investments in scientific research to protect Canadian waters from oil spills

March 18, 2019 Boston, Massachusetts – Keeping our oceans and coastal areas clean, safe and healthy for current and future generations is a top priority for the Government of Canada. That is why we are making significant investments, under the Oceans Protection Plan, to help protect Canadian coasts and waterways from oil spills. Today, on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 201939 Views

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Social impacts of oilsands poorly understood, USask study finds

SASKATOON — Decades of research into Canada’s oilsands have failed to give a clear picture of how industrial development has affected the region’s Indigenous Peoples, according to a study by University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers. Mar 5, 2019 A “crisis of confidence” about the industry has left the people most impacted by oilsands development feeling […]

by pmnationtalk on March 6, 201955 Views

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U of Saskatchewan: Rehab dogs help children with cerebral palsy walk

Feb 26, 2019 A team of researchers, physiotherapists and veterinarians at USask are studying how large rehabilitation dogs can help improve the mobility, balance and well-being of children living with cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is a neurological condition that can affect movement and overall mobility. The study, awarded $50,000 by the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF), has […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 201952 Views

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USask awarded $4.9 million for Indigenous health research, HIV and cancer

SASKATOON – Five University of Saskatchewan (USask) research teams have been awarded a total of $4.85 million by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)—the main funding body for university health research in Canada—for cutting-edge health research on cancer, HIV and Indigenous health. Feb 15, 2019 The grants include $2.26 million for research into re-awakening […]

by pmnationtalk on February 19, 201959 Views

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