University of Saskatchewan

September 02, 2014   



Balancing Indigenous rights and Arctic energy projects
Whether the issue is of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline in British Columbia or shale gas extraction in New Brunswick, First Nations are asserting a more active role in resource development projects affecting their communities.

Student mapping language areas of the human brain
One. Won. Those two words might sound the same, but you probably used entirely different parts of your brain to read them. University of Saskatchewan neuroscience student Layla Gould is investigating uncharted regions of the brain, mapping out which areas are used for reading and picture processing—information which is already helping brain surgeons in Saskatoon.

Brazilian student shines light on nanomaterials
As a child growing up in Brazil, Verônica de Carvalho Teixeira received an astronomy book from her grandmother and it was love at first sight with science.

Engineering research could help save energy worldwide
Up to 20 per cent of all energy in the developed world is consumed by a single source—heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.

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