Building the future through creativity, collaboration, and research success

One of Canada's Top 15 Research Universities  U15

Innovations and creations with impact

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

Measuring our impact,


in Research Funding increase


in Water Resources Research in Canada


Research Chairs


cutting-edge Signature research areas


in Research funding in 2016

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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.


With the Global Institute for Food Security and the Global Institute for Water Security and numerous other centres -- USask is changing the world.

Reaching new heights

USask scientists and scholars are winning awards and breaking new ground in research.

Our expertise

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.

Award winners

Our researchers are garnering attention from all sides.  Sometimes, it's OK to brag.

Canada First Research Excellence Fund Programs

USask is only university to have been awarded two CFREFs. Exclusivity has its benefits.

Newest publications

See our latest findings, hot off the presses.

Office of the Vice-President Research

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?



 Get involved, today!

Whether in the lab or out in the field, great adventure awaits you. Search for great undergraduate research opportunities, here.

 Read student success stories

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.

Nobel Prize winning work

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.

An evolution in healthcare

How do you improve medicine? One evidence-based step at a time.

Targeting cancer

The Cobalt-60 'cancer bomb' saved the lives of millions. We have USask researchers to thank.

Deo et Patriae

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.

 Be inspired

We're putting the genius in ingenius, and the ingenius in your company.

Ideas into commercial success

Go from napkin-back to ready-to-launch with our Innovator's Guide!

 Find help

Put USask Researchers in your corner to help your business succeed.

 Fast License to success

Access USask technology faster and easier -- get a license in a snap.


Office of the Vice-President Research

Peter MacKinnon Building, 134
107 Administration Place,
Saskatoon, SK,
S7N 5A2