From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog

May 03, 2016
written by Andrew Downing
North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week provides a valuable opportunity to talk about safety in terms of organizational culture and engagement- but we don’t just think about safety during NAOSH Week. Learn how we follow through on our safety commitments every single day.
April 20, 2016
If you think that creative thinking is just for “naturally creative people,” then you may want to reconsider. The good news is that everyone’s natural creative talents can be developed and enhanced.
April 07, 2016
In a recent case study, we examined historic and future climate extremes and variability in the Souris River Watershed that are impacting the energy sector. Find out how the energy sector has responded to extreme climate events and what future adaptation actions the they can implement to capitalize on potential opportunities and to reduce risks in a changing climate.
February 10, 2016
On average, a huge amount of work and several thousand failures almost always mark the landscape between a bright new idea and a commercial success. Let’s take a look at the prior history of the average successful new product.
January 14, 2016
written by Jeff Lettvenuk
UAVs have the unique potential to transform emergency management as we know it. By leveraging UAVs alongside traditional manned relief efforts in an emergency, operations can be conducted faster, safer and more efficiently.
November 23, 2015
written by Ryan Jansen
There are several off-grid communities and industrial sites in Saskatchewan that use diesel generators to meet their electrical power needs. But what if there was a more efficient way to generate power? SRC developed the Hybrid Energy Container (HERC) Power System in response to this challenge and put it to work at one of the mine sites they're remediating to demonstrate the technology.
November 10, 2015
On November 4th, 2015, SRC employees with children in Grade 9 brought their kids to work. We sat down with a few of the students and their parents to find out what the students thought about their parents' careers and what advice the parents had to share about making plans for the future.
November 04, 2015
Learning how to prepare media for fermentation isn't a daily responsibility of a business development professional, but SRC's Biomanufacturing training program offers a hands-on experience with its fermentation facility to give non-technical employees a basic understanding of the science behind the services.
October 06, 2015
Terms like “Fail Fast,” “Fail Cheap,” and “Fail Early” are often used in discussions about innovation, especially with regard to product development, entrepreneurs, and start-up companies. A popular one is “Failing Forward,” but what does it mean?
September 25, 2015
Thomas Lavergne is an Environmental Engineering student at the University of Saskatchewan and is also a student in SRC’s Aboriginal Mentorship Program (AMP). He shares his experience working with SRC's Environmental Remediation team in northern Saskatchewan.