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Announcing the winners of the 2022 Images of Research Competition
Each year, researchers capture the impact of their research - how their research makes a difference to society, economy, other research or global challenges – with an image and a simple description.
With submitted imagery representing the work of 11 colleges, one school, one research centre and the library, USask researchers – from undergraduates, to faculty, to staff – have demonstrated the local, national and international impacts of their work.
Visit all the winning images and submissions at the buttons below.
Photo: 2022 Grand Prize winner, "Biohazardous Birth"
Submitted by undergraduate student, Nicholas Bauer
Signature area (noun), \ˈsig-nə-ˌchu̇r ˈā-rē-ə\: areas of outstanding achievement enabled by our research capacity, investments, history and sense of place. (USask)
- Energy and Mineral Resources for a Sustainable Future
- Indigenous Peoples
- One Health
- Synchrotron Sciences
- Water: Health, Equity, Access, Security and Sustainability of our Planet’s Freshwater Resources
- Communities and Sustainability
- Health and Wellness
- Quantum Innovation
Using the best tools
The best minds need the best support. USask 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
USask scientists and scholars are winning awards and breaking new ground in research.
USask 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.
USask 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
Watch stories of great USask cross-cultural opportunities and international student successes.
USask International Office Connect to your next adventure. Get in touch, today!
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.
USask undergraduate students
Kantarama Senze Sale and Sydney Fuller
Photo credit: Merle Massie
Remembering our origins
To keep focused on the horizon, you need to be firmly rooted in the past.
In Nov. 1971, spectroscopist Gerhard Herzberg was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. His storied career as one of Canada's most brilliant minds was made possible thanks to the University of Saskatchewan which welcomed him to Canada in 1935.
How do you improve medicine? One evidence-based step at a time.
The Cobalt-60 'cancer bomb' saved the lives of millions. We have USask researchers to thank.
For 110 years, research has been at our core. Take a walk through time.
Turning our ideas into solutions
With an entrepreneurial approach, Research Excellence and Innovation turns ideas and technologies developed here into solutions for the benefit of society, industry and the environment.
We're putting the genius in ingenius, and the ingenius in your company.
Go from napkin-back to ready-to-launch with our Innovator's Guide!
Put USask Researchers in your corner to help your business succeed.
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