From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog

June 21, 2018
written by Rebecca Gotto
Learn why three students from SRC’s Aboriginal Mentorship Program chose a STEM education and what their careers aspirations are. Each of them have a unique story, which we hope will inspire other Indigenous youth to consider a career and education in STEM.
June 13, 2018
written by Erica Emery
Like many municipalities, the City of Swift Current is looking at methods to preserve the airspace at their landfill. One option is to reduce the volume of disposed cardboard and waste wood going into the landfill - but how? SRC explored several alternative uses for recycled cardboard. Learn which one is the most promising.
May 22, 2018
written by Elizaveta Petelina
Remediating a contaminated site may have positive and negative impacts on biodiversity. Learn how a sustainable approach to remediation involves planning and implementing environmental protection throughout the entire remediation process.
April 20, 2018
written by Mark Johnston
There are many potential impacts that climate change may have on Canada’s boreal forest. Industry and government will need to prepare for a different forest environment, and develop adaptation strategies for dealing with the new conditions.
March 22, 2018
written by Thomas Lavergne
Giving students the opportunity to try a hands-on experience in science is something we never shy away from. We love science. So, when we heard that youth in northern Saskatchewan were looking for opportunities to gain experience in science-related fields, we took on the challenge.
March 08, 2018
written by Susan MacWilliam
With all of the different products and choices available to us, how can we, as consumers, make “green” choices based on reliable information? One valuable way to lower our impacts on the environment is to think about the full life cycle impacts of decisions about the products and services we consume.
February 11, 2018
written by Suzanne Johnston
We’re fortunate that many women in STEM careers have chosen to work here – scientists, engineers, researchers, technologists. Learn how five women at SRC came to be in a STEM career and what and who inspired them - and continues to inspire them - to stick with it.
December 05, 2017
written by Suzanne Johnston
Science is all around us this holiday season. Our merry band of nerdy elves have identified several places to spot (and experience) science this holiday season so you can become an Honourary Scientist.
November 08, 2017
written by Rebecca Gotto
Offering a mentoring program in your organization can have an extremely positive impact in your business. Find out what makes a mentoring program successful.
October 03, 2017
written by SRC Communications
Chennoa Tracey is a fourth-year Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Saskatchewan and was a student in SRC’s Aboriginal Mentorship Program. Learn about her experience working with SRC's Industrial Engineering team.
September 08, 2017
written by Jeff Zimmer
As the second leading cause of lung cancer, the presence of radon in a home poses a safety issue that can be readily dealt with in many cases. As many people have not even heard of radon, the challenge lies in building awareness about the importance of testing among the general public.