From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog

February 20, 2014
written by Chris Reid
Working in my “other office” in northern Saskatchewan comes with a lot of challenges. Most of the remediation sites in Project CLEANS are remote and buried in the bush. Mother Nature likes to remind us who’s in charge now and then.
February 06, 2014
written by Dr. Laurie Schramm
Research and Technology Organizations (RTOs) help industry get innovation done, and they normally get paid by industry, so why do RTOs need government support as well?
February 01, 2014
written by Virginia Wittrock
One of the Worst Natural Disasters in Canada The Agricultural Drought Adaptation project is the first work to comprehensively assess the severity, area and duration of past droughts across Canada. It...
January 21, 2014
written by Mark Johnston
Canada’s massive expanse of boreal forest – three million square kilometers – is undergoing a serious transformation due to climate change. A group of Canadian forest scientists is investigating the impacts and published its findings.
January 07, 2014
written by Susan MacWilliam
Having sound environmental practices is becoming important for many companies worldwide because clients, consumers and regulatory agencies are expecting it. Many companies are going even further, taking steps toward determining, communicating and reducing their environmental impact through carbon footprinting.
December 19, 2013
written by Dr. Laurie Schramm
When it comes to how to get innovation done, and how to get through the Valley of Death, such discussions usually lead to questions about Research and Technology Organizations (RTOs).
December 06, 2013
written by SRC Communications
SRC employees are volunteering at Saskatchewan food banks as part of a new employee volunteer program. The Saskatoon Food Bank has seen firsthand the impact SRC’s employees have made on the community and the impact volunteering has made on SRC’s employees.
December 01, 2013
written by Nathan Peter
In 2011, SRC completed a pilot CHP project at Inland Metal’s manufacturing facility in Regina. The project used first-to-market CHP technology that captures heat from a natural gas-powered internal co...
November 27, 2013
written by Dr. Laurie Schramm
Discussions of how innovation actually gets done inevitably lead to discussions about the “Valley of Death.” So what is the Valley of Death?
November 13, 2013
written by SRC Communications
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. The Canadian Lung Association says that radon gas is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in Canada. So, what is radon and how do you know if you are being exposed to it?