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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, 201930 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, 201955 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, 2019144 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, 201930 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, 201947 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, 201940 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, 201947 Views

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$1.85M in federal grants awarded for USask social science and humanities research

Jan 30, 2019 SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) has been awarded a total of $1.85 million for 10 wide-ranging faculty research projects and 30 graduate student scholarships and fellowships from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) in a Canada-wide competition. Several USask faculty projects announced today by Canada’s Science […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201943 Views

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USask-led Global Water Futures launches six projects co-led with Indigenous partners

SASKATOON – In a unique approach to improving water security through western science and Indigenous knowledge, the University of Saskatchewan (USask)-led Global Water Futures (GWF)—the world’s largest university-led freshwater research program—has launched six new co-led projects across Canada to address urgent and growing water quality issues for Indigenous communities. Jan 21, 2019 “We are seeing […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 201950 Views

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6 new projects to address urgent water quality issues for Indigenous communities – Globalnews.ca

University researchers will work with Indigenous partners to co-develop solutions for urgent and growing water quality issues. Six new three-year research projects across Canada — a $1.63-million investment — were launched by Global Water Futures (GWF), a University of Saskatchewan-led research program. The projects aim to research and aid in water governance, food security, water security, climate change as well as human […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 201944 Views

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