From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog
January 04, 2017
Employee volunteer programs (EVP) are an important way for businesses to create opportunities for its employees to participate in community initiatives. Learn why SRC provides paid time for employees to volunteer.
December 13, 2016
At the beginning of the 20th century, organized research, development and technological innovation were quite rare, but this changed with the advent of industrial research organizations. Read more about the evolution of SRC.
November 15, 2016
Jaz Gatin is an Environmental Biology student at the University of Saskatchewan and was also a student in SRC’s Aboriginal Mentorship Program (AMP). He shares his experience in the program working with SRC's Environmental Performance and Forestry team.
November 09, 2016
For this year’s Take Our Kids to Work™ day, we wanted to remind ourselves of what jobs and careers and work look like through the eyes of a young person. So we sat down with one of our ten students to get that perspective and share it with you.
October 11, 2016
Key Enabling Technologies are expected to be the most important building blocks for future technological innovation across all industrial sectors. Find out how these technologies are expected to play critical roles in the evolution and sustainability of leading-edge economies.
September 13, 2016
Advanced mining systems enable remote sensing and decision-making for operators and engineers before, during and after mining activities.
August 25, 2016
In Saskatchewan, there are hundreds of millions of barrels of heavy oil still in the ground and currently no way to extract it. SRC's new Post-CHOPS Well Test Centre validates new technologies that could solve this challenge.
July 27, 2016
In 1960, the Lorado Mill was abandoned in northern Saskatchewan, leaving an estimated 227,000 cubic meters of radioactive uranium tailings that covered the mill site and flowed into nearby Nero Lake. In 2008, SRC was contracted to clean up the site, which began a multi-year journey to reduce the risk to human health, wildlife, and aquatic life.
July 05, 2016
Spore-forming microorgansims can be an outstanding tool for research in microbiology and biotechnology. However, many biomanufacturers refuse to work with them at the risk of cross-contaminating other products and areas. Find out how we keep our microbes under stringent control to ensure the safety and quality of all products manufactured in our facility.
June 09, 2016
Laboratory test results impact many areas of our daily lives. Accreditation enhances the public confidence in those test results. Find out how lab gets accredited, who does the accrediting and what role quality personnel play in maintaining standards.