Apr 19, 2023

USask students training for the future in agriculture technology

Graduate students at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) will experience a one-of-a-kind training opportunity thanks to a new program that has received a $1.6 million grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

Sep 13, 2022

Computer Science and Undergraduate Research: Fast Forwarding the Research Landscape

At the recent Summer 2022 Student Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Symposium, two of the top three awards were taken by students from USask’s Computer Science department. The Undergraduate Research Initiative caught up with the two winners and their supervisors to learn more about how Computer Science is such a hotbed for undergraduate research!

Feb 22, 2022

New federal funding to enrich USask digital agriculture research

A University of Saskatchewan (USask) Computer Science and Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) team has been awarded $125,000 in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) to support the development of innovative greenhouse imaging and computing infrastructure.

Jan 10, 2022

Building a tool for more efficient software coding: USask research

University of Saskatchewan (USask) College of Arts and Science graduate researcher Avijit Bhattacharjee has set out to find a solution to software bugs with a tool that helps developers to read, understand and document computer code. This way, software can be produced quickly, efficiently and increasingly error-free.

Sep 29, 2021

Driving a more efficient transit system

Dr. Debajyoti Mondal, in partnership with Saskatoon Transit, is undertaking a project to improve transit services in the Bridge City and beyond. The development of fast and trustworthy transit analytics will evaluate ridership data to uncover their behaviors and transportation needs, allowing planners to make data-driven decisions to optimize transit services.

Jul 7, 2021

USask computer science researchers awarded NSERC Discovery Grants

Four researchers in the Department of Computer Science have been awarded NSERC Discovery Grants, totalling almost $750,000. The Discovery Grants Program provides up to five years of support to ongoing and long-term research projects which present creativity and innovation.

Apr 9, 2021

Examining esports excellence

The global esports phenomenon is growing at an accelerated pace, boasting audiences in the hundreds of millions of spectators. A University of Saskatchewan (USask) computer scientist aims to find out what causes the players of these games to succeed or fail.

Feb 5, 2021

USask COVID-19 research to track online hate directed at Asian community

What makes a social media post racist and how does that hatred spread? These are some of the questions University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers are tackling, measuring how social media hatred directed at the Asian community has risen dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dec 9, 2019

USask app helps read medicine labels

If you have ever felt confused about the instructions on drug labels, a new University of Saskatchewan (USask) smartphone app may be able to help.