Dec 18, 2023

A Climate Mural for Our Times

Artist Gennadiy Ivanov, working together with climate scientists from the Universities of East Anglia and Saskatchewan, illustrates the interactions between climate, sea level, and society in the context of the Norfolk coastline and city of Norwich.

Aug 3, 2023

Putting Indigenous knowledge at the forefront of water research in Canada

MISTAWASIS NÊHIYAWAK – In an attempt to create a better water future for everyone, Indigenous water experts and Knowledge Keepers have created a protocol that puts co-generation of research at the forefront, and promote its use across Canada in future water research projects.

Jul 29, 2023

USask experts sound warning over wildfire smoke, drought conditions

A record year of wildfires is threatening communities and leaving trails of devastation through forests in British Columbia and Alberta and across the country as far as Nova Scotia, while also creating dangerous air quality conditions from smoke drifting across the Prairie provinces.

Mar 9, 2023

USask projects asks, 'what's water worth?'

Parents who grump about their teens taking long showers know how much water is worth. So do the homeowners who stared in shock last year at their city bills after trying to maintain a bit of green in their lawns and gardens under barren summer skies.

Nov 23, 2022

Nandita Basu named Canada Research Chair

Dr. Nandita Basu, jointly appointed to the Faculties of Engineering and Science, was named the Canada Research Chair in Global Water Sustainability and Ecohydrology.

Aug 19, 2022

USask major scientific centres awarded $170M of MSI funding

Four flagship research centres at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) uniquely equipped to keep Canada at the forefront internationally in vaccine development, imaging science, sustainable water management and monitoring space weather have been awarded nearly $170 million.

Jun 8, 2022

Laurier Associate Professor Jennifer Baltzer named Canada Research Chair in Forests and Global Change

WATERLOO – Ecologist Jennifer Baltzer has been named the Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Forests and Global Change. An associate professor in Wilfrid Laurier University’s Department of Biology, Baltzer’s research as a tier one chairholder will examine how the effects of climate change, including the intensification of wildfires, will impact forest ecosystems in Canada’s North.

Jun 1, 2022

USask honours Wastewater Surveillance Team for public engagement

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) Wastewater Surveillance Team, which responded swiftly to the arrival of COVID-19 by developing a monitoring program that provides reliable forecasts of infection outbreaks in communities, is being recognized with USask’s 2022 Publicly Engaged Scholarship Team Award.

Mar 22, 2022

The state of water security in Canada: A water-rich nation prepares for the future after seasons of disaster

OTTAWA – Canada is known as a water-rich nation, but we are not a water secure nation. Researchers warn that if a national strategy based on the latest science and Indigenous knowledge is not taken seriously and urgently, our water security could be in even greater peril, risking the lives, livelihoods and health of communities and the integrity of our natural environment.

Feb 18, 2022

GWF Associate Director delivers key remarks at United Nations event

International Day of Women and Girls in Science calls for women to have equal participation and access to science. On February 11th Dr. Corinne Schuster-Wallace joined many in presenting to the UN the progress made since the inaugural date and the work that remains.

Sep 9, 2021

Deep Water: Researchers find more below than previously thought

More water lies within the Earth’s continental crust than previously thought, according to new estimates published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, which indicates the planet’s land mass groundwater is the largest store of water in any form, larger than ice sheets.

Jul 26, 2021

GWF PhD Student founds GNSS Reflectometry Blog

Yusof Ghiasi, PhD student at the University of Waterloo, developed the first and only online platform dedicated to sharing ideas, news, and reviews on Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) reflectometry.

Apr 14, 2021

Saskatoon COVID-19 wastewater testing results now available to public

Saskatoon residents now have access to the results of wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) testing for SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19, thanks to a partnership between University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers, the City of Saskatoon and the Saskatchewan Health Authority.

Sep 14, 2020

USask biologist Christy Morrissey Honored by the Royal Society of Canada

The Royal Society of Canada has named USask biologist Christy Morrissey, a highly regarded international leader in avian and aquatic ecotoxicology, as a member of RSC’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists which celebrates research excellence at an early career stage.

Jul 10, 2020

Meet USask's new Banting and Vanier researchers

Three exceptional young University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have been awarded national Banting and Vanier Canada awards to advance research focused on climate change and water security.