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Global Affairs Canada Call for Preliminary Proposals - Women as Agents of Change in the Americas

Under this call, your proposed project must contribute to the achievement of this ultimate outcome: enhanced gender equality and empowerment of women and girls in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region. PLEASE NOTE: Each applicant organization may submit only one proposal under this call (either as a lead or a part of a consortium). Please contact le.li@usask.ca as soon as possible to indicate your interest in this call and our research facilitation team will help form a USask proposal development team to work on this opportunity. More information...

Internal funding for international projects

Coming soon!  Internal funding calls for Global Innovation Fund, Global Community Service Fund - new partnerships, Global Community Service Fund - existing partnerships, and International Research Partnership Fund. Please check here for more information. Call to be announced in late February.

Computer simulations may improve clean energy production

From the left: USask researchers Donald Bergstrom, Reza Haghgoo and Raymond Spiteri - Photo by Dave Stobbe - Story by Federica Giannelli
University of Saskatchewan researcher Dr. Reza Haghgoo (PhD) has developed a novel computer model to help engineers design more efficient equipment used across the energy sector for producing chemicals including syngas, a clean energy source with the potential to replace natural gas in generating electricity.   

Syngas — a mixture of hydrogen, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide — is a cheaper alternative to fossil fuels and is produced in refinery equipment called fluidized beds. Syngas is a growing industry, especially in Asia and Australia. The gas helps refine other chemicals — as of 2014, 25 per cent of ammonia and over 30 per cent of methanol worldwide was produced using syngas.

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