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Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale at the research grant presentation. Nov. 18, 2016

U of R receives grant to research bacterial immunity to antibiotics

By Britton Gray November 19, 2016 - 10:45am Updated: November 19, 2016 - 11:00am

A health research project at the University of Regina received some funding from the federal government.

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale was in Regina on behalf of...

Breast cancer survivor Fiona Mcgarry-gatzke (left) and her husband Kelly (right) donate $25,000 to the C95 Radio Marathon for Breast Cancer Research on Oct. 21, 2016.

C95's 17th annual radio marathon raised $260,021 for breast cancer research

By 650 CKOM October 21, 2016 - 10:12am Updated: October 21, 2016 - 6:10pm

People across Saskatchewan are coming together in an effort to improve the lives of patients, survivors and families affected by breast cancer.

The 17th annual C95 Radio...

University gets major funding for water security research Sept. 6, 2016.

U of S gets $77.4 million in federal grants for research

By 650 CKOM September 6, 2016 - 8:26pm Updated: September 7, 2016 - 6:24am

The University of Saskatchewan is getting a big boost from the federal government.

Liberal Minister Ralph Goodale was on campus Tuesday to announce the university would...

Jamie Nye takes the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge funds research breakthrough

By Lisa Schick July 27, 2016 - 8:28am Updated: July 27, 2016 - 8:30am

It turns out the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge phenomenon that swept across social media two summers ago actually did some good, besides providing hours of entertainment.


Richardson International CEO Curt Vossen.

Richardson research farm aims to bridge gap to the farmers' field in Sask.

By Sarah Mills June 22, 2016 - 4:26pm Updated: June 22, 2016 - 4:30pm

It was pure, yet sweet, coincidence that the new Richardson International farm was in Richardson, southeast of Regina.

That is the site of the Bennett farm, a new $15...

SaskPower Carbon Capture and Storage Facility.

BHP Billiton invests in carbon capture research at University of Regina

By Kevin Martel February 5, 2016 - 3:22pm Updated: February 5, 2016 - 4:25pm

One of the world's largest mining companies is making a big investment into the research of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology in Saskatchewan.

BHP Billiton...

Public policy school gets $2 Million for energy research

By 650 CKOM February 5, 2016 - 12:13pm Updated: February 5, 2016 - 12:13pm

The Johnson Shoyama School of Public Policy is getting a big cheque for research on energy policy.   The Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation is giving the...

Saskatchewan Legislative Building.

Sask. government to act on 2 out of 9 recommendations from MS review panel

By Adriana Christianson February 4, 2016 - 5:13pm Updated: February 4, 2016 - 5:15pm

Saskatchewan’s health minister is promising to move quickly on two out of nine recommendations outlined in a report on providing better clinical care for Multiple Sclerosis (MS...

C95 raises over $370,000 for breast cancer research

By 650 CKOM October 23, 2015 - 6:38pm Updated: October 23, 2015 - 6:38pm

This year's C95 Radio Marathon for Breast Cancer Research was nothing short of spectacular.   A last minute donation of $100,000 raised the total to $370,034 surpassing $3.9...

The University of Saskatchewan.

U of S scientists work towards clinical trial for Parkinson's treatment

By 650 CKOM September 14, 2015 - 1:48pm Updated: September 14, 2015 - 1:48pm

Scientists at the University of Saskatchewan have partnered with a Harvard Medical School affiliate to work on a promising treatment for Parkinson's disease.   The research...