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Time to get out your library card or e-reader, SRC's President Emeritus Dr. Laurier Schramm shares his top five books about technological innovation for National Get Caught Reading Month.
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There are so many books on leadership and management that it's hard to sift through the pile to find the gems. Here is a diverse list of five books recommended that broaden the traditional notion of leadership.
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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.
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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.
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Energy is an intrinsic part of our daily lives, and it has become so common to simply make toast or coffee in the morning that we often forget how valuable energy is. For National Cut your Energy Costs Day on January 10, 2017, we are sharing seven ways to reduce your energy costs.
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Offering a mentoring program in your organization can have an extremely positive impact in your business. Find out what makes a mentoring program successful.
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Need to buy a gift for the science buff in your life? Look no more - we have nine fun gift ideas for a wide range of budgets and interests.
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The Saskatchewan Conservation House was a demonstration house built to test energy-efficient methods. Four more energy-efficient demonstration homes based on SRC’s research and expertise were later constructed. Learn about the innovative features of these homes that influenced energy-efficient housing across the world.
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When people think of Saskatchewan, diamonds don't often come to mind. Well, give your head a shake. Saskatchewan has one of the world's largest diamond labs at it's attracting international attention.
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Take a look back at Saskatoon’s top weather statistics and events of 2018 using data from SRC's Climate Reference Station. Some might be obvious – who could forget the thick smoke blanketing our city in August or the beautiful frost (freezing fog or rime frost) that set in on Saskatoon in late November – but some might also surprise you.
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Every mining and mineral processing industry requires the transport of slurries somewhere in their process. However, slurry transport theory and design are topics not adequately covered by undergraduate engineering fluid mechanics courses.
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Four seasons. One climate reference station to record them all. Find out how Saskatoon fared in the rain, snow, wind, sun and frost in 2014.
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Although the two things might appear to be unrelated, being a research technologist and a competitive curler has some similarities: both require precision, problem solving and a supportive team. Learn how a professional curler takes the skills he learns on the ice into the lab (and vice versa).
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The Cowessess Energy Storage Facility is the first known wind-solar battery storage project in Canada. With the addition of over one thousand solar panels, the facility now produces almost 3,000 MWh of energy per year, enough to supply power to 344 homes. Learn about how this system works and why wind and solar make a good pair.
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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.
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You may be familiar with the gadgets a home 3-D printer can produce, but engineering 3-D printed parts for industry is a different game. With strength and stiffness requirements, load-carrying parts and mechanical components are slow to find their way to critical applications. Learn more.
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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...
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Soil scientists have proposed a new type of soil based on the wide-spread effects of human activity: Anthroposols. We task this novel soil to mimic and support our ecosystems, but we're not sure how to measure its performance over time. One scientist is studying possible measures to see how well Anthroposols can supply nutrients to Canada's boreal forest.
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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?
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There is a lot of oil in the Bakken Formation – estimated to be as much as 16 billion m 3 (100 billion barrels) in Saskatchewan alone – but it is both difficult and expensive to access. SRC’s Enhanced...
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