Report - Sustainable Groundwater Management for Agriculture

Sustainable Groundwater Management for Agriculture, a World Wildlife Fund report which the GIWS contributed to, has been released.

From doctoral thesis to coffee-table book, for USask researcher

University of Saskatchewan (USask) doctoral student Caroline Aubry-Wake woke up on Wednesday morning to her phone buzzing out of control.

USask Canada Research Chairs to use Indigenous knowledge, stories to create social impact

Two University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have been awarded a total of $1.2 million in funding through the federal government’s Canada Research Chair program to support ne...

Discovery of ‘young’ deep groundwater tells surprising tale: USask researcher

The findings of a recently published study of ancient groundwaters have important implications for such practices as carbon sequestration and deep underground storage of waste from...

Global water basins hotspots prioritize areas under threat: USask research

New research at the intersection of how humans and ecosystems interact with water shows that the most-stressed regions in the world are becoming drier leading to water governance, ...

USask leads national team in creating the next generation of food and water security leaders

SASKATOON – The newly funded Food-Water Nexus Education and Training (FWNET) program will foster a new wave of professionals primed to lead Canada through future agricultural and c...

The dollars and ‘sense’ behind wetland conservation: USask research

A team of University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers has built a tool designed to estimate a value for wetland services to help farmers, land planners and policy makers underst...

USask honours Wastewater Surveillance Team for public engagement

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) Wastewater Surveillance Team, which responded swiftly to the arrival of COVID-19 by developing a monitoring program that provides reliable fo...

Curious by nature: How asking questions led Holly Annand to pursue a PhD at USask

Dr. Holly Annand (PhD) says she’s always been a curious person. Growing up, she was encouraged to ask questions and try different things. And it was this same curiosity that led he...

USask proud partners of exhibit Arctic: A Man Under the Ice

Art and science in collaboration on display at international traveling exhibit in downtown Saskatoon.

Wildfire smoke accelerates glacier melt, affects mountain runoff: USask research

As global temperatures rise, wildfires are becoming more common. A new study by University of Saskatchewan (USask) hydrology researchers found that exposure to wildfire smoke can c...

Women in Leadership: Dr. Corinne Schuster-Wallace works toward a more sustainable future

On Earth Day, the USask water expert discusses the Sustainable Development Goals and how individuals can improve water and energy efficiency.

USask researcher investigates Prairie superstorms

Scientists are long past the point of debating whether climate change is happening—the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report was crystal clear: to keep the...

USask report identifies sectors putting global freshwater resources at risk

A new report led by University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers reveals how industry practices are driving critical threats to global freshwater systems, including groundwater d...

USask wastewater COVID detectives’ paper is a roadmap for other scientists

University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers set up a wastewater monitoring program that’s become the province’s sole reliable source for data on the prevalence of COVID-19. Now ...

Crop, forestry residues fuel USask, industry green project

With Saskatchewan’s north home to a boreal forest that’s larger than Germany, and its south making up nearly half of Canada’s cropland, the province’s agriculture and lumber indust...

Palash Sanyal Honoured with Alumni Achievement Award

Palash Sanyal from the Global Institute for Water Security has received the "One to Watch" Alumni Achievement Award from the University of Saskatchewan.

‘We take water for granted’: USask professor highlights human relationship with water through artwork

Susan Shantz's new exhibition, Confluence, will be on view at the Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery until May 1<br/><br/>

Scientists develop new coating to protect kidney failure patients on dialysis

One in every ten Canadians has kidney disease, according to the Kidney Foundation.

New Science Communication Micro-Credential Offered by SENS

A new micro-credential course in science communication is being offered by the School of Environment and Sustainability

USask researcher named fellow by distinguished American science organization

University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher Dr. Jeffrey McDonnell (PhD) has been named a fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

USask wastewater testing for COVID-19 sets the standard

Oh, the stories wastewater streams can reveal about life in a community.

2022 GIWS Awards

The Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS) is pleased to announce four awards open to its members.