University of Saskatchewan

The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is a Canadian public research university, founded in 1907, and located on the east side of the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. An "Act to establish and incorporate a University for the Province of Saskatchewan" was passed by the provincial legislature in 1907. It established the provincial university on April 3, 1907 "for the purpose of providing facilities for higher education in all its branches and enabling all persons without regard to race, creed or religion to take the fullest advantage". The University of Saskatchewan is now the largest education institution in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.

Address
105 Administration Place, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Website
http://www.usask.ca/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Saskatchewan

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Having visible tattoos gives psychologists more cred

New University of Saskatchewan (USask) research suggests that to potential clients, psychologists with visible, provocative tattoos seem more confident, interesting, likable, less lazy, and more competent than psychologists ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New research contributes to understanding of cystic fibrosis

Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) are hopeful new understanding of cellular defects related to cystic fibrosis (CF) could help pave the way for treatment of the disease.

Health

Sleep and fitness go hand-in-hand

The University of Saskatchewan's (USask) Dr. Heather Foulds (PhD) and her team of students have conducted a new study which confirms the connection between sleep and physical activity among middle-aged women.

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