• 31 Oct 2017

    October 2017 eNews

        Cystic fibrosis scientists discover abnormal response to lung infections The inability to clear bacteria from the lungs is the result of a lack of healthy mucus secreted in the airways of those with cystic fibrosis, according to research published today in the prestigious Nature ...

  • 28 Sep 2017

    September 2017 eNews

        International synchrotron expert, Mark Boland, joins CLS as new machine director Mark Boland began his new dual role this month as the machine director for the CLS and as an associate professor in the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics at the University of ...

  • 29 Aug 2017

    August 2017 eNews

      Call for proposals deadline is tomorrow, Wednesday, at noon The deadline to submit a proposal for experimental beam time for cycle 27, which will run from January to June 2018, is Wednesday at noon (CST). Research time allocated through the General User mechanism is via competitive peer ...

  • 31 Jul 2017

    July 2017 eNews

    Annual highlights report, call for proposals, data analysis webinar, and more in the July 2017 eNews Annual highlights report is now available Our annual highlights report for 2016-2017 is now available. Check out some of the interesting research conducted at the CLS in the past ...

  • 28 Jun 2017

    June 2017 eNews

    UAC reorganization, changes to building access, Bancroft award winner, and more... Users’ Advisory Committee reorganization update The Users’ Advisory Committee (UAC) has recently been disbanded in preparation for a reorganization that we hope will give the user community a stronger ...

  • 31 May 2017

    May 2017 eNews

    Scientists make important discovery around antibiotic resistance Researchers from McGill University have discovered why superbugs are resistant to certain antibiotics and are one step closer to finding new treatments. “Superbugs have different tricks up their sleeves on how to resist ...

  • 28 Apr 2017

    April 2017 eNews

    Catalyst developed by U of S researchers is better for environment Using the Canadian Light Source, a chemical engineering team at the University of Saskatchewan has found a possible pathway to reduce production costs and improve environmental performance in Canada’s oil sands ...

  • 29 Mar 2017

    March 2017 eNews

    Innovation150 comes to Saskatoon Science is celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday with festivals across Canada. Innovation150 Saskatchewan Festival begins this weekend. Public Lecture by 2015 Nobel Prize-winner Art McDonald at the University of Saskatchewan Quantum: the Exhibition at ...

  • 28 Feb 2017

    February 2017 eNews

    CLS strengthens ties with MAX IV Laboratory in Sweden CLS CEO Dr. Robert Lamb, was in Lund, Sweden, on Feb. 22, to sign a memorandum of understanding with MAX IV Laboratory. The two research facilities will collaborate closely in a partnership that will continue to advance science and innovation ...

  • 31 Jan 2017

    January 2017 eNews

    Call for proposals issued CLS allocates research time for general users through a competitive peer review that emphasizes the excellence of science where there is intent to publish scientific results. A call for proposals for experimental beam time is issued twice a year.  The deadline for ...

  • 31 Dec 2016

    December 2016 eNews

    Major Infrastructure Projects Applications Deadline CLS is now starting to look to potential future projects and at this stage we are inviting interested scientific leaders to tell us what major infrastructure projects they would like to see at the CLS in the next few years. Apply ...

  • 01 Dec 2016

    November 2016 E-News

    Results of the Call General user results are in and applicants have been notified. Due to the installation of new infrastructure in the spring of 2017, the number of available shifts has been reduced, resulting in a more competitive round of allocation. Of the 239 ...

  • 01 Nov 2016

    October 2016 E-News

    10 Years of Crystallography 2016 marks the 10th anniversary of the first crystal diffraction image collected at CMCF (shown left). Since the first data was collected and the first peer-reviewed article published in 2006, the CLS has become a hub of activity for ...

  • 31 Aug 2016

    August 2016 E-News

    Call for proposals for Cycle 25 (Jan-June 2017) closes August 31 at noon Synchrotron Infrared Nano-Spectroscopy: SINS at the CLS 2015-2016 Annual Highlights now available  Users' Advisory Committee Election Results Improving food security and livelihoods for rural West Africa    ...

  • 05 Jul 2016

    July 2016 E-News

    Call for Proposals Order of Canada: Dr. T.K. Sham and Robert Sawyer Trapped electrons cause battery inefficiency Team maps molecular interactions at the point of conception CLS Graduate and Post-Doctoral Student Travel Support           New staff and now hiring   1. Ca ...

  • 06 May 2016

    May 2016 E-News

    UAC elections, AUM award winners, humans of the CLS, changes to our travel awards, and more... View this email in your browser ...

  • 05 Apr 2016

    April 2016 E-News

    Check out the new CLS website, register for the 2016 AUM, new research on airplanes and climate change, and more...  ...

  • 01 Mar 2016

    March 2016 E-News

    CLS AUM (May 2 & 3) registration, exhibitor, sponsor, and poster session information  Nominations open for Allen Pratt, User Support, and Young Investigator Awards 6th Annual CLS Mx Data Collection School: May 24–28 Canadian physicists discover new properties of su ...

  • 02 Feb 2016

    February 2016 E-News

    Call for proposals now open: cycle 24 (July–December 2016) CLS AUM (May 2–3) registration, exhibitor, sponsor, and poster session information Nominations open for Allen Pratt, User Support, and Young Investigator Awards 6th Annual CLS Mx Data Collection School: May 24–28 Breast ca ...

  • 04 Jan 2016

    January 2016 E-News

    Nominations for CLS awards, sub-zero bacteria could indicate life on Mars, Merck scientists gain insight into cancer treatment, AUM save the date, and more...  View thi ...

  • 01 Dec 2015

    December 2015 E-News

    CLS joins PTRC to find solutions for oil industry Diagnosing osteoarthritis before it appears General user results for cycle 23 (Jan– Jun 2016) CLS holiday schedule Tackling mill effluent treatment with chemistry CLS researcher wins first prize at crop science competition Travel su ...

  • 01 Oct 2015

    October 2015 E-News

    2016 Annual Users' Meeting: save the date, May 2–3 Putting a stop to deadly brain wasting diseases Rob Lamb to present at Canadian Science Policy Conference, Nov. 25–27 Tech Venture Challenge offers $50,000 first prize: deadline Nov. 30 Photo competition to build connections between UK ...

  • 01 Sep 2015

    September 2015 E-News

    Visit us at the Nuit Blanche art festival this Saturday Industrial Scientist receives Best Technical Paper award at CMA2015 Social Scientist in Residence: commercialization of synchrotron-enabled science 2020 Health Vision Conference, Oct. Oct. 19 – 20, Saskatoon Register for the CLS An ...

  • 01 Aug 2015

    August 2015 E-News

    Call for proposals for Cycle 23 (Jan - June 2016) closes Sept.2 at noon Planned shutdown for important infrastructure upgrade: June – August 2016 2014 – 2015 Annual Highlights now available The CLS and RMD Engineering prepare for Nuit Blanche 2015 Building a better vaccine for wh ...

  • 01 Jul 2015

    July 2015 E-News

    CLS key partner in major food security research grant Call for proposals now open for Cycle 23 (Jan - June 2016) Election results for the Users' Advisory Committee Open House and Partners in Science Festival a huge success New X-ray microscope installed in SM beamline Tracking breast ca ...

  • 01 Jun 2015

    June 2015 E-News

    Open House June 27, UAC elections, the blue lights, science highlights and more...  View this email in your browser ...

  • 01 May 2015

    May 2015 E-News

    Join the CLS Open House and Partners in Science Festival: June 27 User proposal results: July-December (cycle 22) Users' Advisory Committee nominations for new members CLS main entrance moved during lobby upgrade Thank you, follow-up, and award winners from the AUM Nanosilver and the fu ...

  • 01 Apr 2015

    April 2015 E-News

    Surface Canada 2015, May 19 - 22: early bird registration closes today Malaria researcher named 2014 Bancroft Award winner CLS Open House: June 27 Cause of wheat resistance to scab identified Revolutionary catalyst discovered Canadian Synchrotron Summer School, July 20 - 25 Now Hi ...

  • 01 Mar 2015

    March 2015 E-News

    A message from the 3 Amigos (Directors) 10 Years of Discovery videos Scientists discover why temperature increases affecting crop yields in peas 5th Annual CLS Mx Data Collection School: June 2 - 6 Biofuels and chemicals that don't cut into the food supply Surface Canada 2015, May 19 - 22 ...

  • 01 Feb 2015

    February 2015 E-News

    A message from the new directors, Dean Chapman and Les Dallin Register now for the CLS Annual Users' Meeting, May 4 - 6 5th Annual CLS Mx Data Collection School: June 2 - 6, 2015 Making teeth tough: Beavers show ways to improve our enamel Bringing high tech down to earth: Soils and fe ...

  • 01 Jan 2015

    January 2015 E-News

    Call for proposals for Cycle 22 now open Register now for the CLS Annual Users' Meeting, May 4 - 6 G. Michael Bancroft PhD Thesis Award deadline Feb.17 Our 10th anniversary and the International Year of Light Dalhousie scientist harnesses gold's potential for biomedicine and be ...

  • 01 Nov 2014

    November 2014 E-News

    User proposal results: January-June,2015 (cycle 21) G.Michael Bancroft PhD Thesis Award nominations CLS Annual Users' Meeting: May 4-6, 2015 Advancements in battery technology shaping the future of electric vehicles CLS staff form energy storage working group New staff and now hi ...

  • 01 Oct 2014

    October 2014 E-News

    Message from the new guy CIHR-THRUST open house success UAC Chair recognized by ACS Blocking African sleeping sickness' tiny culprit Teachers' workshop: Nov.29 - Dec.1 Applied optics day @ CLS New staff and now hiring 1. Message from the new guy G’day! It's good to be he ...

  • 01 Sep 2014

    September 2014 E-News

    Welcome Rob Lamb 2013 Research Report now available A successful call for proposals Implications for the fate of green fertilizers Teachers' workshop: Nov.29 - Dec.1 Exploring the next generation of computing materials New staff and now hiring 1. Welcome Rob Lamb We are ve ...

  • 01 Aug 2014

    August 2014 E-News

    Call for proposals closes Thursday, September 4 2013-2014 Annual Highlights now available CLS on display at Nuit Blanche Saskatoon, September 27 Structure of the human Cereblon-DDB1-lenalidomide complex reveals basis for responsiveness to thalidomide analogs  New synchrotron imaging te ...

  • 01 Jul 2014

    July 2014 E- News

    Call for proposals opens today, Tuesday, July 29 2014 election results for the Users' Advisory Committee CLS proud sponsor of Nature Milestones: Crystallography Structural Delineation of a Quaternary, Cleavage-Dependent Epitope at the gp41-gp120 Interface of Intact HIV-1 Tr ...

  • 01 Jun 2014

    June 2014 E-News

    Farewell Board members Voting for Users' Advisory Committee members: July 7 - July 25 Call for interest in artist-scientist collaboration Large-area, freestanding, single-layer graphene-gold: a hybrid plasmonic nanostructure Bronze Age skull shot with an arrow reveals secrets of ancient so ...

  • 01 Jun 2014

    Jane 2014 E-News

    New CLS Executive Director Announced Call for Proposals open - deadline: February 26, 2014 - noon CST Science Highlight: Superconductor discovery an advancement for technology Science Highlight: Revealing the Role of Catalysts in Carbon nanotubes and nanofibers by Scanning Transmission X- ...

  • 01 May 2014

    May 2014 E-News

    General user proposal results: July - December, 2014 Applications of Synchrotron Imaging for Crop Improvement workshop: June 10 - 12 Retention and chemical speciation of uranium in an oxidized wetland sediment from the Savannah River Site Site du CLS en français Spring issue of Green & Wh ...

  • 01 Apr 2014

    April 2014 E-News

    G. Michael Bancroft PhD Thesis Award given to REIXS researcher Applications of Synchrotron Imaging for Crop Improvement workshop: June 10-12 Science highlight: Diffraction-enhanced synchrotron imaging of bovine ovaries ex vivo Canadian Synchrotron Summer School (CS3) July 20-25: ap ...

  • 01 Mar 2014

    March 2014 E-News

    Annual Users' Meeting: early bird April 8; abstract deadline April 1 1,000th peer-reviewed publication High school group publishes in Canadian Young Scientist Journal Seeing embryonic teeth in 3D CLS tours for school groups and the public Mx Data Collection School: June 9-13; ap ...

  • 26 Feb 2014

    February 2014 E-News

    Bancroft PhD Thesis Award application deadline: March 5 17th Annual Users' Meeting, May 1-2: registration now open Science Highlight: Understanding quinoa at the genetic level News Release: AITF and CLS see solutions to cleaner oil recovery Science Highlight: Perennially and annually fr ...

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