Unearthing the residential school legacy

Historian Jim Miller’s comprehensive books on newcomer-Indigenous relations, residential schools and treaty-making were the first to delve into Canada’s treatment of Indigenous peo...

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Improving life expectancy for kidney patients

The pioneering work of U of S clinician researcher Dr. Marc Baltzan—who performed the third kidney transplant in Canada—put Saskatoon’s University Hospital on the map among world l...

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Preserving Western Canada’s heritage

By chronicling the history of the Western Canadian fur trade, creating the precursor to the Saskatchewan Provincial Archives, and pushing for a provincial archives act, U of S hist...

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Making a solid contribution

The research of U of S professors Thorbergur Thorvaldson and Kay Nasser has significantly increased the durability of concrete structures and made buildings safer.

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Leading the world in lentils

Research and innovation by U of S scientists has been the key to Canada’s global success in pulse crops, with a great measure of credit going to Al Slinkard who paved the way.

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Building on a legacy of nuclear medicine excellence

U of S medical physicists Harold Johns and Sylvia Fedoruk developed technology that revolutionized cancer treatment around the world.

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Breeding better beer

Bryan Harvey and his team developed the world’s most successful malting barley variety—Harrington.

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Engineering energy-efficiency in home heating

With the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change projecting the need for cooling to increase 30-fold this century, engineering professor Carey Simonson's research will have an in...

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Canola development a co-operative effort

U of S researchers contributed to the development of canola, a bright yellow flowering oilseed crop that generates about $26.7 billion in economic benefits to Canada annually, with...

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