Spring 2014
University of Saskatchewan Alumni Magaizine
What is the CLS synchrotron and how does it work?
A synchrotron acts like a giant microscope, producing light a million times brighter than the sun.
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Excelling at accelerator science: a brief history
The view from Les Dallin’s office window is the same one he has had, more or less, for 40 years.
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Can the CLS address a looming shortage of medical isotopes?
Researchers at the U of S are hoping to prove the value of the Canadian Light Source as a safe, reliable and cost-effective means of producing medical isotopes.
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CLS research that could change your life: synchrotron scientists curing the world’s ills
CLS researchers are laying the groundwork to create a better future for us all.
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President's Message

Having a world-class facility like the CLS on our campus increases our profile.


Seeking global solutions through U of S research.

Remember When

The departments of chemistry and biology marked their centennials.

Student Spotlight

ADRIAN HUNT, B E’03, MSC’07 Graphene, the world's thinnest material, could be a solution for clean solar energy.

Student Spotlight

Students on the Beamline gives students hands-on experience at the CLS.

On Campus

Keep up-to-date on news from around campus.

Faculty Focus

Graham George and Ingrid Pickering study the good, the bad and the ugly metals.


Read about award recipients and nominations, the annual general meeting and more.

Alumni Profile

SHAUN LABIUK ( BSc ‘97, PHD’03) Crystallography at the CLS is helping create new drug therapies.

Alumni Profile

JIM ( BE’96) AND SHEILA ( BE’82, MSC’98) BOIRE Building custom equipment for the CLS helps researchers overcome limitations.

Class Notes

Read your classmates' recent professional accomplishments and milestones.

In Memoriam

The Alumni Association has noted, with sorrow, the passing of our alumni and friends.