Ending energy dependence

Providing education and access to services for remote communities is a daunting task. Not all communities have the same opportunities, but the University of Saskatchewan has facult...

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U of S film makes international waves

A short film showcasing a unique course at the University of Saskatchewan will soon be reaching international audiences.

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U of S researcher explores extreme precipitation events

In massive data downloads digested by state-of-the-art supercomputers, the mountain of evidence of the effects of climate change is making the scientific case for a troubling concl...

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World-renowned researcher plants roots at SENS

Although her work has taken her to multiple countries across four continents, Irena Creed has found a place to call home amongst like-minded researchers at the University of Saskat...

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Jay Familglietti to join SENS

The U of S has appointed NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory water scientist Jay Famiglietti to become its Canada 150 Research Chair in Hydrology and Remote Sensing. Jay Famiglietti wil...

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Howard Wheater Symposium

March 6 - 8, the Global Institute for Water Security is hosting 'Hydrology 2058: Learning from the past, shaping the future'.

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Bringing Indigenous Perspectives to Polar Bear Research

When Brady Highway first arrived in Churchill, Manitoba in November 2013 to begin a new position with Parks Canada, it was the morning after a polar bear attacked and seriously inj...

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Indigenous peoples are leaders in biodiversity conservation

Indigenous people and local communities around the world are critical players in environmental sustainability and biodiversity conservation, said University of Saskatchewan researc...

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CMN Podcast: Traditional Knowledge in the Yukon Territory

Douglas Clark was a recent guest on the Canadian Mountain Network's podcast on Traditional Knowledge in the Yukon Territory.

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Trail Camera Images: Wapusk National Park

Wapusk National Park is a remote, northern place that few people are lucky enough to visit in their lifetime. Fortunately, remote trail cameras provide an opportunity for the world...

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U of S ranked #1 academic institution in Canada for water resources

According to the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities, the U of S is number one in Canada, number six in North America and number 18 in the world for water resources.

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SENS faculty awarded Global Water Futures Funding

Global Water Futures (GWF), the world’s largest university-led freshwater research program, has announced 21 new projects across Canada—valued at over $10 million in total—to addre...

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U of S research reveals controversial insecticides are toxic to songbirds

SENS Associate Faculty member Christy Morrissey's research has linked the use of insecticides to serious health issues in songbirds.

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Distinguished Researcher

SENS Assistant Director, academic and Faculty Member Maureen Reed was recognized with the Distinguished Researcher Award at the Fall U of S Convocation Ceremony for her leadership ...

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What shapes sustainability?

SENS PhD students review factors that shape sustainability in new paper.

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SENS PhD student and associate faculty explore ways to remove antibiotics polluting lakes and rivers

Pre-treated barley straw is showing promise as an environmentally-friendly material that could be used to help soak up certain types of antibiotics polluting waterways.

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"Becoming Water: Art and Science in Conversation" available for online viewing

A 15-minute documentary film directed by Ian Toews (291 Film Co) during a collaborative, interdisciplinary course offered by SENS professor Graham Strickert and Art History profess...

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Symposium: Renewable Energy in Remote and Indigenous Communities

Together with SaskPolytech, we are bringing together international experts, government, industry, Indigenous and community members to share best practices and challenges for implem...

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Media release: SENS launches new research initiatives

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, SENS is expanding in two areas – aquatic toxicology and renewable energy for remote and Indigenous communities.

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Real-time data aims to improve Regina and Moose Jaw drinking water

Helen Baulch, an assistant professor at SENS, is leading a project that uses in-lake sensor technology to inform drinking water treatment and source water protection planning on Bu...

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