Wilson, Dadachova honoured as Distinguished Researchers

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) is honouring radiopharmacist Dr. Ekaterina Dadachova (PhD) and Indigenous educator Dr. Alex Wilson (EdD)—both internationally recognized for their groundbreaking research and scholarship—as Distinguished Researchers for 2020.

Working abroad amid the pandemic

Queen Elizabeth Scholar Michele Monroy-Valle is conducting research and community work to improve childhood malnutrition and bone health in Guatemala.

Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship: Saniya Alwani

The College of Pharmacy and Nutrition is pleased to announce that PhD student Saniya Alwani has been awarded an Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship-Doctoral to undertake her research project, Engineering amino acid functionalized nanodiamonds for gene delivery, under the supervision of Dr. Ildiko Badea.

Class of 2020 graduating student awards

Each year, awards are presented to our graduating students at the spring convocation ceremony and other events throughout the day. While we were unable to celebrate in person this year, our new graduates received the following awards in June.

President’s statement and actions on racism

Racism and discrimination are experienced by members of the University of Saskatchewan community. Although we proclaim that we will not tolerate discriminatory or racist behavior in our teaching, learning and research spaces, those harmful behaviors nonetheless operate at our university in many forms, as they do in organizations and institutions across this country and around the world.

Saskatchewan video series receives award

“Solid Organ Transplantation – a Miniseries for Patients” received the Excellence in Pharmacy Practice – Leadership Award as part of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists National Awards & Fellows Recognition Ceremony.

Drug Discovery Developments

A new book edited by Drs. Kishor M. Wasan (PhD) and Ildiko Badea (PhD) highlights a series of drug delivery discoveries by USask researchers.

Indigenizing pharmacy education

An article by Dr. Jaris Swidrovich (PharmD) recently published in the journal Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning assessed the current state of research and the number of peer-reviewed publications on Indigenizing pharmacy education.