A Century of Innovation U of S researchers have been leading innovation in a variety of fields for more than 100 years. Flash Video (Runs: 4:11) Direct Download
Engaging Minds Videos
Profiles of Discovery and Creativity at U of S. Meet some of our leading faculty and student researchers and hear their passion for discovery. Videos
Canadian Light Source (Synchrotron) Videos
Alistair George – “The Synchrotron Explained”
Alistair George, nine-year-old son of synchrotron scientists Ingrid Pickering and Graham George, explains how a synchrotron works. Flash Video (Runs: 1:32) Direct Download
Ingrid Pickering & Graham George – “Synchrotron Family”
Husband-wife team Ingrid Pickering and Graham George share a love of scientific discovery which both fuels their joint research and inspires the youngest members of their “synchrotron” family. Dr. Ingrid Pickering, Canada Research Chair in Molecular Environmental Science Dr. Graham George, Canada Research Chairs in X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Flash Video (Runs: 4:50) Direct Download
Louis Delbaere – “Solving Puzzles for a Living”
Louis Delbaere loves solving puzzles – especially the puzzles involved with his latest scientific research into crystal protein structures which could lead to new, more effective pharmaceuticals. (Dr. Louis Delbaere, Canada Research Chair in Structural Biochemistry) Flash Video (Runs: 4:45) Direct Download
Alex Moewes -- "Hard Driving Science"
Alex Moewes is driven both by a love of discovery and by the promise of his new team of graduate students at the University of Saskatchewan – the Beam Team. (Dr. Alex Moewes, Canada Research Chair in Materials Science with Synchrotron Radiation) Flash Video (Runs: 4:59) Direct Download
Dean Chapman -- "When Creative Sparks Fly"
Dean Chapman shares his enthusiasm for the power of interdisciplinary partnerships which he believes could help make the U of S a world leader in biomedical research. (Dr. Dean Chapman, Canada Research Chair in X-Ray Imaging) Flash Video(Runs: 4:57) Direct Download
Gregg Adams -- "Dreams of a Vet" As a boy, Gregg Adams dreamed of becoming a veterinarian; his newest dream is to build BMIT, a sophisticated new bio-imaging and therapy beamline that will help further his passion for veterinary research. (Dr. Gregg Adams, Veterinary Biomedical Sciences, U of S) Flash Video (Runs: 4:59) Direct Download
Jeff Cutler -- "No Limits"
Jeff Cutler is keen to show what synchrotrons can do to further science and help industry because he’s determined to bring the world to the CLS synchrotron. (Dr. Jeff Cutler,Associate Director of Research for Industrial Science, Canadian Light Source) Flash Video (Runs: 4:52) Direct Download
Canadian Light Source -- "Teamwork Shines"
The story of the development and mission of the Canadian Light Source synchrotron facility at the University of Saskatchewan – and how its collaborative beginnings may shed light on its future. Flash Video (Runs: 4:57) Direct
Saving Lives Through Vaccine Research: The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization—Home of InterVac The world is changing, so is disease. Opening in spring 2011, the International Vaccine Centre (InterVac) at the University of Saskatchewan will enable scientists to find vaccines to help combat pandemic influenza and other emerging diseases. Flash
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Lorne Babiuk – “Dreams of a New Chapter in Vaccine
Lorne Babiuk pursues the dream of building InterVac, a $140-million vaccine
research facility to be located on the U of S campus, in order to fight
disease and improve human and animal health worldwide. (Dr. Lorne Babiuk, Canada Research Chair in Vaccinology and Biotechnology) Flash
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