From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog

January 16, 2018
written by Andrew Downing and Ian Wilson
Ice roads are needed by industries operating in remote, northern climates to move supplies and equipment during the winter. Learn how an ice road is built and maintained.
January 09, 2018
written by Suzanne Johnston
Time to sweep up that confetti and put the countdown clocks away. 2018 is here. And it’s looking to be yet another interesting year. But let’s not forget all that happened in 2017 (or maybe some of it...
December 06, 2017
written by Al Jackson
Winter can bring weather extremes from beautiful sunny winter days to blizzards with whiteout conditions. The change from one to the other can happen quickly, so you need to be prepared when heading out on the slippery, snow-covered roads. Read on for important safety tips!
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 30, 2017
written by Dr. Laurie Schramm
Since the early 20th century, Canada's research and technology organizations have been interested in learning how to measure the economic impacts of their work. Find out how SRC's R&D impact assessment tool works.
November 27, 2017
written by Andrew Downing
Research programs that foster collaboration between industry and academia are an effective way to support industrial and social innovation. Learn about a recent mentorship that led to a ground-breaking discovery for the oil and gas industry.
November 22, 2017
written by Patty Ogilvie-Evans
What you can see on the surface of an abandoned mine site doesn’t always tell the full story of the mining activities that took place. In fact, the surface is a very small part of the whole remediation process. Find out how 3-D models of underground workings helps us get a better idea of risks below ground.
November 15, 2017
Old Man Winter has arrived in Saskatchewan and he's brought suitcases full of snow. It's important to be prepared for extreme winter weather events, like blizzards and extreme cold. The more we can anticipate and plan for these events, the more we can reduce their impacts and risks on us.
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.
November 01, 2017
written by Suzanne Johnston
I’ve changed career ideas more times than Taylor Swift has changed personas. I’ve wanted to be a bus driver, an advertising executive, a mermaid, a race car driver, a psychiatrist, a singer... Ask any...