The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) is honouring Markus Hecker of the Global Institute for Water Security, Toxicology Centre and the School of Environment and Sustainability along with three other professors from the University of Saskatchewan as new members of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.
The 7th Annual General Meeting and Conference of the SETAC North America Prairie Northern Chapter (PNC) was hosted from 16–17 June by the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth and Resources at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. The conference was themed “Wastewaters! Many Pipes, Many Solutions.”
The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has been awarded $77.8 million from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) to lead the “Global Water Futures: Solutions to Water Threats in an Era of Global Change” initiative—the largest university-led water research program ever funded worldwide. By University Communications
Project title Environmental and social risk assessment to support informed collaborative decision making for vegetation management of northern Rights-of-Way
The beautiful weather outside means we're drawing near the end of our 2015/2016 Tox on Tap season. We want to extend a huge thank you to all of our speakers, moderators, and sponsors over the past year, and of course a huge thanks to our awesome audience!
Congratulations to the following Toxicology Graduate Students: Environmental Sciences- (1st) Fred Leal (Dr. Weber, Supervisor) “Cardiac and metabolic effects of benzo-a-pyrene in juvenile rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)” (2nd) Sara Hanson Drs. Hecker/Wiseman, Co-Supervisors) "Assessing potential endocrine disrupting effects of municipal effluents on fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas) populations in Southern Saskatchewan"