Science & Technology

USask commemorates Herzberg Nobel Prize with new international student award

The Herzberg International Equity Award will assist almost 50 students from 20 countries this year

USask, City of Saskatoon join forces on practical research

Four projects focused on improving life for Saskatoon residents will move forward thanks to Research Junction, an innovative partnership between the City of Saskatoon and the University of Saskatchewan

Making the promised Canada Water Agency a reality

Policy Options
Dr. Corinne Schuster-Wallace (PhD), a faculty member in the Department of Geography and Planning, has co-authored an article published in Policy Options magazine

GWF director awarded lifetime hydrology research award

USask Distinguished Professor Dr. John Pomeroy (PhD) is Canada Research Chair in Water Resources and Climate Change and a faculty member in the Department of Geography and Planning in the College of Arts and Science

Canada's waning water supply sows division in farm belt

CTV News
As the climate changes, winter precipitation falls more frequently as rain than snow, leaving less water stored in the mountains, says hydrologist Dr. John Pomeroy (PhD)

College of Arts and Science welcomes seven new faculty members

The new hires join the biology, drama, Indigenous studies, mathematics and statistics, and political studies departments

CLS employee blends traditional Indigenous knowledge with mainstream science after enrolling in USask’s STEM Accelerator courses

One of the most impactful learning experiences of Bernie Petit’s career took place at the University of Saskatchewan in 2020, when she enrolled in 90-level courses offered through the Indigenous Student Achievement Pathways program

New era for quantum computing possible thanks to warped crystals: USask research

University of Saskatchewan mathematician Dr. Steven Rayan (PhD) and University of Alberta physicist Dr. Joseph Maciejko (PhD) have developed a whole new theory of quantum material, based on a non-standard geometry called hyperbolic geometry

Scientists warn glacier in Canadian Rockies is slipping away before their eyes at unprecedented rate

Global News
“It’s horrific to see this almost unrecognizable from one year ago, two years ago, let alone 10-20 years ago,“ said Dr. John Pomeroy (PhD), a faculty member in the Department of Geography and Planning

USask ArtSci graduate builds career from undergraduate research experiences

Terava Groff plans to pursue a Master of Science degree in geography beginning in September 2021

USask PhD student seeks to better design agricultural drainage projects as farmers face more extreme precipitation

Holly Annand is an award-winning PhD candidate in the Department of Geography and Planning

First-of-its-kind project at the USask Global Institute for Food Security imaging live plants for more nutrient-efficient crop breeding

The project is co-led by Dr. Brian Ham (PhD), a faculty member in the Department of Biology, and Dr. Jean Claude Kieffer (PhD) at the Institut national de la recherche scientifique in Quebec