USask’s Poelzer named to Senate advisory board

An internationally renowned researcher at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has been named to the Independent Advisory Board for Senate appointments.

USask project supports northern energy security

By:Jackie Martin

Imagine living in a remote community that is dependent on diesel generators or on an electrical grid that’s highly vulnerable to harsh winter storms. Or spending more than half you...

Teens to help USask researchers track climate change and wildlife impacts in northern Canada

By:USask Research Profile and Impact

As part of a University of Saskatchewan (USask) research project, small teams of high school students from Saskatchewan and Manitoba will spend their summers in bug jackets, ventur...

USask president delivers annual address

President Peter Stoicheff delivered his annual state of the university address to the General Academic Assembly (GAA), discussing COVID-19, the University of Saskatchewan and chang...

GENI student videos showcase strength and resilience of northern communities

By:Erica Schindel

JSGS students in the Master of Governance and Entrepreneurship in Northern and Indigenous Areas (GENI) program are showcased in a series of short videos that highlight the resilien...

Taking the next steps: Reclaimed stone key to Indigenous Achievement Week art project

By:Shannon Boklaschuk

A collaborative art project that blends the past and the present will take shape during Indigenous Achievement Week (IAW) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask).<br/>

USask-led northern energy planning project awarded $2.5 million by SSHRC

With a just-announced grant award of $2.5 million from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, two University of Saskatchewan researchers are leading an $8.8...

Bachelor of Education program in Cumberland House works to address teacher shortage in northern communities

The University of Saskatchewan, Northern Lights School Division, Cumberland House Cree Nation, The Northern Village of Cumberland House and the Métis Nation of Saskatchewan met in ...

New national Indigenous health research plan prioritizes Indigenous-led agenda

Supporting Indigenous individuals and their communities to drive Indigenous health research is a key goal of the new five-year plan of the national Institute of Indigenous Peoples’...

USask creating pathways to help Indigenous students enter engineering and succeed

The University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) College of Engineering has launched a program designed to help more Indigenous people enter the college and successfully complete their deg...

Social impacts of oilsands poorly understood, USask study finds

SASKATOON — Decades of research into Canada’s oilsands have failed to give a clear picture of how industrial development has affected the region’s Indigenous Peoples, according to ...

New USask group unites Indigenous students in STEM

By:Shannon Boklaschuk

A new group co-founded by two University of Saskatchewan (USask) undergraduates is aiming to unite and empower Indigenous students from across campus who are studying in the scienc...

Studying abroad in Canada

By:Meghan Sired

Quynh Giang Van says her experience at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) was unforgettable.

Indigenous Studies student research aims to document environmental health issues in Indigenous communities

By:John Shelling

Michelle Zinck has a community-minded approach to her studies.

SENS Renewable Energy Lead, Greg Poelzer Discusses Prairie Oil Production in the Media December 5th, 2018

Greg Poelzer is a political scientist whose work has advanced the study of Indigenous relations in Canada, in particular the north to shape policy and practice in Canada and intern...

The Flow of Knowledge is About Transformation

By:Bobbie Balicki

Our goal is to train the next generation of interdisciplinary researchers, policy makers, community practitioners and innovators that will advance scholarship, transform energy sys...

USask Renewable Energy Leads Share Expertise at FNPA Clean Energy Forum

By:Bobbie Balicki

USask SENS Renewable Energy Flagship Program exchanges the knowledge and tools needed to facilitate renewable energy transition at the 2018 FNPA Indigenous Clean Energy Forum.

Utility Leader, Valard, Partners with SENS Renewable Energy Flagship Program

By:Bobbie Balicki

The Valard Group of Companies has more than 35 electric power infrastructure services, provided by 11 companies across Canada. The group provides full-service capabilities for tran...

SENS' Renewable Energy Lead Greg Poelzer Talks Federal Carbon Pricing Plan with the Epoch TImes

By:Bobbie Balicki

In an article published Oct.25, 2018, Poelzer, along with Aaron Wudrick and Marco Navarro-Genie discuss the federally-imposed carbon tax.

U of S' Renewable Energy Flagship Program to work with WWF and FNPA to Analyze Local-level Feedback of Renewables for Nature Webtool within Indigenous Communities

By:Bobbie Balicki

Community energy leaders, government officials and industry partners know that community buy-in is one of the most aspects for implementing renewable energy projects in Canada.

Renewable Energy in Northern, Remote and Indigenous Communities Flagship Program's Core Researcher Will Develop Impact Assessment Methodology for Wind Projects by 2020

By:Bobbie Balicki

Bram Noble, leading international environmental impact assessment researcher partners with core team researchers Greg Poelzer, Kevin Hanna and project partner SaskPower to develop ...

The benefits of community-owned renewable energy projects

By:Jenna Gall

Many people think of reduced carbon emissions and environmental benefits when thinking of renewable energy projects at the community level. Even more important for many communities...