From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog

January 28, 2020
written by Mark Johnston
Climate change is affecting Canada’s forests to a greater extent than other parts of the globe. A climate change vulnerability assessment is currently underway in Saskatchewan and Manitoba with the goal of identifying what climate change will look like in the boreal forest and how to reduce its impacts.
January 15, 2020
written by Suzanne Johnston
Read about the projects and people that made our top five most-read stories published on our site in 2019.
January 07, 2020
written by Rebecca Gotto
2019 won’t be remembered in Saskatoon’s history books for its weather. When averaged over the year, the weather was very typical for Saskatoon and surrounding area. While the year may have been fairly unremarkable, there were still some notable weather statistics and events. Learn more.
November 27, 2019
written by Chuck Ingerman
Information Technology (IT) teams are tasked with the unenviable job of protecting the enterprise network infrastructure. Learn five ways employees can help keep their companies safe from cyberattacks.
November 12, 2019
written by Mike Menzies
SRC's Project CLEANS team travelled to five uranium mine sites in northern Saskatchewan that had been abandoned in the 50s and 60s to conduct preliminary site investigations as part of large-scale remediation project. Learn about the challenges of visiting these sites and the work being done to clean them up.
October 30, 2019
written by SRC Communications
Understanding what goes on inside a slurry pipeline is a complex matter. SRC's Gamma Ray Tomography unit uses multiple gamma-ray sources and sensors to produce real-time images of the density of the pipeline contents at top-notch speeds.
October 08, 2019
written by Suzanne Johnston
Ian Wilson leads a team of scientists, engineers and project managers who are remediating 37 abandoned uranium mine sites scattered across remote areas of northern Saskatchewan. Learn what makes this project and the remediation team unique.
September 04, 2019
written by SRC Communications
An environmental science student shares the hands-on learning she experienced as part of SRC's Aboriginal Mentorship Program. Learn about the diversity of career options in the environmental science field.
August 08, 2019
When many of uranium mines in northern Saskatchewan were abandoned in the 1950s and 60s, openings to mine workings were left without proper closures and pose a risk to public safety. SRC has been working with local contractors and consulting engineers to build proper mine closures. There are several methods available, depending on the type of opening and the site conditions.
July 09, 2019
written by Hongda Yuan and Suzanne Johnston
It’s important for the health of our ecosystems that industry and municipalities monitor and measure the impact their activities have on aquatic environments. Extensive research in the field of aquatic toxicology has helped pave the way for standardized testing to ensure industry and municipalities are operating safely and responsibly.