The University of Saskatchewan continues to invest in world-class facilities, services and resources to enhance your research and support our goals to be a leader in advancing health and wellness for all species.

Research Areas

Our faculty members are carrying out research in a wide variety of areas:

  • classical anatomical sciences
  • medical imaging anatomy
  • neurobiology
  • cellular biology
  • developmental biology
  • molecular biology
  • cancer
  • cardiovascular and endocrine pharmacology
  • clinical pharmacology
  • neurochemistry
  • neuropharmacology
  • psychopharmacology


Canadian Light Source (CLS)

Synchrotron-based analysis provides unsurpassed information in a wide range of fields and allows scientists to gather information about the structural and chemical properties of materials at the molecular level.

Saskatchewan Centre for Cyclotron Sciences (SCCS)

A World-Class facility for nuclear imaging supports innovation in nuclear imaging and therapy in living specimens: plants, animals and humans.

Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization – International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac)

VIDO-InterVac is one of North America’s largest containment level 2 and 3 vaccine and infectious disease research institutes and works with international partners to study human and animal pathogens for the prevention and control of human and animal diseases.

Health Sciences Facility

The state of the-art, integrated health sciences facilities allows researchers, faculty and students to interact collaboratively through interdisciplinary programs and problem-solving research initiatives that enhance health services. 


There are many supports available for your research and partnership activities from the planning stages to securing funding to ensuring your research is executed to the highest operational, financial, legal, ethical and safety standards. Get help with:

Funding and Grants

Tools and Resources

  • University Research System (UnivRS)
    Find funding, collaborate online, track projects, import publications, share success or create reports  
  • The Conversation Canada
    Access or contribute to a hub for academic knowledge, featuring 600-800 word articles written by researchers in their areas of expertise.
  • Research Computing
    Consulting services such as system design and planning (including IT consulting for grant applications), data and storage services, compute services and software services.
  • Harvest
    USask's research archive
  • Balance & Belonging in Research
    Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion training and resources
  • Safety Resources
    USask's Safety Resources offers safety training courses, guidelines and procedures and can assist you and identifying an appropriate preventative and protective measure for a hazard in your workplace.

Student Research

Undergrad Research

Usask has many supports and resources for undergrad researchers including building your research skills, project and funding opportunities, or sharing your work.

Graduate Research

Interdisciplinary Research Clusters

Faculty, researchers and graduate students work together across disciplines in shared facilities to support a wide range of research projects.