Dr. Alexander Crizzle receives funding

Assistant Professor Dr. Alexander Crizzle from the School of Public Health has secured funding for four new grants, including from the CCNA, SSHRC, CIHR, and the University of Sask...

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USask hosts successful planetary health conference

For two days in March, the University of Saskatchewan (USask) brought the planetary health discussion to Saskatoon to examine the interdependencies of human civilization and nature...

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USask-led Global Water Futures launches six projects co-led with Indigenous partners

SASKATOON – In a unique approach to improving water security through western science and Indigenous knowledge, the University of Saskatchewan (USask)-led Global Water Futures (GWF)...

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Poor diet, sedentary lifestyle put newcomer children’s health at risk

A comprehensive study by University of Saskatchewan researchers involving 300 immigrant and refugee children in Saskatoon and Regina shows that many newcomers embracing a western d...

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Partnership works to end ‘period poverty’

It isn’t just an issue affecting women in faraway countries, it’s happening right here in Saskatchewan.

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Veterinarian finds path in public health

A love of horses drew Dr. Megan Jurasek into a veterinary career. But a love of learning and an eye for opportunity are taking the recent graduate of the Western College of Veterin...

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Collaborative public health key to fighting epidemics

Dr. Steven Jones says it takes more than an Ebola vaccine to prevent disease outbreaks and unnecessary deaths. Interdisciplinary collaboration and communication are critical.

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After the Humboldt crash: Truck driver health and training must be a priority

The horrific crash involving a transport truck and the bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team on April 6, 2018, has focused a lot of attention on a risky profession.

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U of S experts weigh in on cannabis legalization

As Canada prepares to become one of the few countries in the world to legalize recreational cannabis use, the question remains: Are we ready?

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Balancing technical and cultural risk through co-design

An interdisciplinary research team says that planning of water services and infrastructure on Indigenous lands requires a collaborative approach.

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A clean future

Diane Adams hopes participating in a national fellowship to create clean energy strategies for Canada will help put an end to ‘energy poverty’ in Indigenous, rural and remote commu...

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U of S names new School of Public Health Executive Director

The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has hired Dr. Steven Jones, an internationally renowned health management expert, to lead the School of Public Health (SPH).

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