Science & Technology

USask researchers part of discovery of three extinct walnuts in Arctic

An international research project discovered three new extinct walnut species in an unlikely place

Why are the northern lights sometimes pink?

CBC News
What makes the northern lights change colours? Nothing on Earth, says Dr. Daniel Billett (PhD)

‘The cutting edge in mathematics’: USask hosts CMS Summer Meeting

The Canadian Mathematical Society Summer Meeting is a major knowledge-sharing event for mathematicians

Innovation Saskatchewan invests $600,000 in USask-led HAWC science mission through ISF program

The funding will help HAWC advance Canadian space science through the development of advanced technological space instruments

Agricultural antifreeze? Sask. researchers say spray could help wine grapes handle cold better

Department of Chemistry adjunct professor Dr. Sue Abrams (PhD) is studying ways to defend plants from freezing temperatures

New USask graduate set out to do the impossible

Dylan Haussecker was told he couldn’t learn middle school math. He helped send a satellite into space.

Logging in Canada’s most famous national park to save it from wildfires

New York Times
Drought conditions in Banff National Park are exceptional, says Dr. John Pomeroy (PhD) of the Department of Geography and Planning

Trio of USask graduate students receive prestigious Vanier Scholarships

Students received funding to support innovation in diverse fields of English literature, community air quality, and plant and nutrition genetics

USask partners with PINQ² to access Canada's only IBM Quantum System One

USask researchers will have access to one of the world's most powerful quantum computers, thanks to a $558,208 contribution from PrairiesCan through the Regional Innovation Ecosystem Program

Solar storm on the horizon

(En français) Dr. Kathryn McWilliams (PhD), director of SuperDARN Canada, speaks to Radio-Canada's Découverte about unlocking the secrets of the sun

USask alumnus headlines technology event to inspire Saskatchewan students

Rahat Yasir (MSc'18) gave the keynote at Digitized 2024

USask celebrates launch of Canada’s freshwater monitoring network

The Global Water Futures Observatories is a network of freshwater monitoring and observation stations placed strategically across Canada