Building the future through creativity, collaboration, and research success
USask chemistry associate professor Stephen Foley and his business partners (including two USask alumni, his former students) took their technological innovation to CBC's Dragons' Den reality TV show competition and turned their golden idea - a novel way to extract gold from e-waste - into a total $1-million offer from all six "dragons."
It starts with working together,
We have six research Signature Areas
Signature (noun): a characteristic mark that serves to to set apart or identify (Webster's Dictionary)
Signature area (noun), \ˈsig-nə-ˌchu̇r ˈā-rē-ə\: areas of outstanding achievement enabled by our research capacity, investments, history and sense of place.(U of S)
What is a signature area? Watch an overview:
Using the best tools,
The best minds need the best support. U of S has some of the most advanced research facilities, centres, and networks in the world.
The Canadian Light Source synchrotron, the International Vaccine Centre, and the Saskatchewan Centre for Cyclotron Sciences are some of our exceptional facilities.
Reaching new heights,
U of S scientists and scholars are winning awards and breaking new ground in research.
U of S has stellar research talent, including Canada Excellence Research Chairs, Canada Research Chairs, Industrial Research Chairs, Centennial Research Chairs, Saskatchewan Research Chairs, and named chairs.
Our researchers are garnering attention from all sides. Sometimes, it's OK to brag.
U of S is only university to have been awarded two CFREFs. Exclusivity has its benefits.
See our latest findings, hot off the presses.
Connect to all the essential information. Find contacts, forms, ethical guidelines, and much more!
Sharing our knowledge and talent with the world,
Expand your mind by expanding your horizons. Let the U of S International Office connect you to your next adventure. Get in touch, today!
Watch stories of great U of S cross-cultural opportunities and international student successes.
Building strong foundations,
How can students like you
get involved in research?
Whether in the lab or out in the field, great adventure awaits you. Search for great undergraduate research opportunities, here.
Getting involved in research can seem intimidating. Students can make a difference. We feature stories of graduates and post docs in our Young Innovators series. Undergrads are integral to research, too.
The journey of 1,000 miles starts with a single step, but where do you start?
Remembering our origins,
To keep focused on the horizon, you need to be firmly rooted in the past.