What we can learn about science communications from Ansel Adams

Posted on May 28, 2015

By Lisa Willemse The great landscape photographer and environmentalist, Ansel Adams, once said, “When words become unclear, I shall focus with...

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Filed Under: Scholarly Publishing Science News Science Communication Science and Art Lisa Willemse

Women in Science Series: Dr. Kathy Bleiker

Posted on May 20, 2015

Dr. Kathy Bleiker is the first to tell you that she didn’t find her passion for forest entomology and scientific research until her mid-20s,...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Science Careers Women in Science Sarah Boon

Effects of blueberry supplementation on functional mobility in older adults

Posted on May 13, 2015

Dr. Matthew A. Schrager and colleagues recently published a study on the effects of blueberry supplementation on measures of functional mobility in...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press APNM journal Scholarly Publishing Science News Matthew Schrager

Presenting… the face of FACETS!

Posted on April 27, 2015

By Kristina Henrikson This is the fourth in a series of posts chronicling Canadian Science Publishing's development of a new multidisciplinary open...

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Filed Under: FACETS Scholarly Publishing Open Access Science News Science Communication Science and Art Kristina Henrikson

A rebirth for science literacy?

Posted on April 24, 2015

By Lisa Willemse A few years ago, I attended a science communications conference where a speaker boldly pronounced that science literacy is dead. The...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Lisa Willemse

Passing the torch… a fond farewell and my favourite things

Posted on April 23, 2015

By Jenny Ryan Nobody likes long awkward goodbyes. So, I’ll do my best to keep this short and sweet. It’s funny how a blog can become such a...

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Publishing and Career Q&A with Dr. Terry Graham

Posted on April 21, 2015

The Ontario Exercise Physiology (OEP) 2015 Conference took place February 27-March 1. Dr. Terry Graham, editor of Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and...

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Filed Under: APNM journal Meet the Editor Scholarly Publishing Science Careers OEP 2015

Scientists Must Communicate! But How?

Posted on April 16, 2015

By Sarah Boon, PhD Everywhere you turn there’s another article exhorting scientists to communicate. They’re encouraged to share and promote...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Science Careers Sarah Boon

It’s all about choice… when it comes to open access

Posted on April 14, 2015

“It’s all about choice” is the slogan for an ongoing campaign to improve understanding about how researchers can meet the open...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Scholarly Publishing Open Access Science News

Women in Science series: Usha Srinivasan, PhD

Posted on March 31, 2015

By Sarah Boon, PhD This post is the ninth post in a ongoing series by Sarah Boon on Canadian women in science. "Don't be steered by stereotypes that...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Science Careers Women in Science Sarah Boon

Reaching the elusive audience about vaccination

Posted on March 31, 2015

By Lisa Willemse Let’s begin with a hypothetical situation. A parent, an educated professional, who is undecided about whether to vaccinate a...

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Filed Under: Science News Science Communication Science Careers Lisa Willemse

Interview with Janet Halliwell, new member of the CSP Board

Posted on March 29, 2015

By Jenny Ryan Janet Halliwell is the newest member of the CSP Board of Directors. She brings a wealth of experience in science and technology policy...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Meet the Board Science Careers Women in Science

How to handle rejection – is it personal?

Posted on March 26, 2015

By Khanh Tran The Ontario Exercise Physiology (OEP) 2015 Conference took place February 27-March 1. Terry Graham, editor of Applied Physiology,...

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Filed Under: APNM journal Scholarly Publishing Science Careers OEP 2015 Khanh Tran

Scientific Publishing Editor: it's more than just an editing job

Posted on March 24, 2015

By Eva Kwiatkowski This is the fifth post in a series of blog posts originally started by Tanya Samman, in her capacity as Scientific Publishing...

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And now - drumroll, please - introducing ...

Posted on March 19, 2015

By Tanya Samman This is the third in a series of posts chronicling Canadian Science Publishing's development of a new multidisciplinary open access...

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Filed Under: FACETS Open Access Science News Tanya Samman

Chairing the workshop: career advice to last a lifetime

Posted on March 16, 2015

By Val Fajardo The Ontario Exercise Physiology (OEP) 2015 Conference took place February 27-March 1. Terry Graham, editor of Applied Physiology,...

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Filed Under: APNM journal Science Careers OEP 2015 Val Fajardo

Twitter for Teaching

Posted on March 14, 2015

By Sarah Boon, PhD Twitter seems to be everywhere in science these days: scientists are urged to use it to promote their research and build networks,...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Science Careers Sarah Boon

Handling Revisions: Publishing Lessons from the Expert

Posted on March 12, 2015

By Amanda Milburn The 2015 Ontario Exercise Physiology (OEP) Conference took place February 27-March 1. Terry Graham, editor of Applied Physiology,...

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Filed Under: APNM journal Science Communication Science Careers OEP 2015