Steven J. Cooke honoured with prestigious Steacie Fellowship

Posted on March 04, 2015

By Michael Donaldson, Ph.D. In February 2015, Dr. Steven J. Cooke was awarded a prestigious Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC)...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Science News Science Careers Michael Donaldson

CSP Open: A new and exciting adventure!

Posted on March 02, 2015

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

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Filed Under: Scholarly Publishing Open Access Science News Tanya Samman

New CJFAS paper on changes to the Navigable Waters Protection Act

Posted on February 26, 2015

By Emma Hodgson, Amanda Winegardner and Adrienne Davidson This guest post is by authors of "Reductions in federal oversight of aquatic systems in...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Science News

Inspiring in Different Ways - a book review

Posted on February 24, 2015

By Dick Bourgeois-Doyle This is our first book review by Dick Bourgeois-Doyle, author of biographies George J. Klein: The Great Inventor and Her...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Science Careers Women in Science

Women in Science Series: Dr. Christie Bahlai

Posted on February 20, 2015

By Sarah Boon, PhD This post is the eighth post (first in 2015) in a ongoing series by Sarah Boon on Canadian women in science. Christie Bahlai has...

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Filed Under: Science Careers Women in Science Sarah Boon

Publishing Assistants: Expediting the Production Workflow

Posted on February 17, 2015

By Kyle Kortelainen This is the fourth post in a series of blog posts originally started by Tanya Samman, in her capacity as Scientific Publishing...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Scholarly Publishing Science Careers Kyle Kortelainen

MOND theory featured in Canadian Journal of Physics special issue

Posted on February 12, 2015

The February 2015 issue of the Canadian Journal of Physics is a special issue devoted to modified Newtonian dynamics (MOND). The articles contained in...

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What is a scientist?

Posted on February 10, 2015

By Sarah Boon It's all about image A scientist is someone who wears a lab coat 24/7, right? Who speaks in a language the public can't understand, and...

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Filed Under: Scholarly Publishing Science Communication Science Careers Sarah Boon

Dreaming the impossible dream

Posted on February 04, 2015

By Tanya Samman, Ph.D. Dino Hunt Canada, a mini-series that follows 16 paleontologists in 8 dinosaur digs across the country premiered on History...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Science Careers Tanya Samman

Limiting micronutrient additions to novel beverages = positive change for consumers

Posted on February 02, 2015

An interesting Editorial by Jane Shearer and Charlene Elliott published this month in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism (2015, 40(2): iii...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press APNM journal Science News

Content Development craziness!

Posted on January 30, 2015

By Tanya Samman This is the third in a series of blog posts by Tanya Samman, in her capacity as Scientific Publishing Associate at Canadian Science...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Scholarly Publishing Science Careers Tanya Samman

A compelling plea for the Gray Jay as Canada’s National Bird

Posted on January 25, 2015

You may have heard a lot of squawking about Canada's National Bird over the past few days. Like many, you may have assumed we already had one. In any...

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Filed Under: Meet the Editor Science Communication

Writing, rejection, and how to avoid perishing in a publication-crazy world

Posted on January 22, 2015

By Michael Donaldson, Ph.D. "Publish or perish." That dire adage is the mantra of researchers the world over. Publishing represents one of the...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Scholarly Publishing Science Communication Science Careers Raymond Nakamura Michael Donaldson

Lasting impressions from ArcticChange 2014

Posted on January 19, 2015

By Mallory Carpenter CSP was proud to be a sponsor of ArcticNet’s 2014 ArcticChange conference in Ottawa. (You may recall we launched our new OA...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Science Careers Mallory Carpenter

What's going on with the Ocean Tracking Network?

Posted on January 14, 2015

We're always interested in connecting with organizations who share our goal to support research communities. Nikki at Ocean Tracking Network recently...

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Filed Under: Science News Ocean Tracking Network

Harriet Brooks, pioneering Canadian nuclear physicist

Posted on January 13, 2015

By Elizabeth Shearly The new 2015 cover of the Canadian Journal of Physics depicts Harriet Brooks, a pioneering Canadian researcher in the field of...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Science Careers Women in Science Elizabeth Shearly

CJC celebrates 100 years of Chemistry at Western

Posted on January 08, 2015

Special editions of the Canadian Journal of Chemistry published in celebration of 100 years of Chemistry at Western University Earlier this week, the...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Scholarly Publishing Science News

Editorial Assistants: The Gatekeepers of the Submission and Peer Review Process

Posted on January 05, 2015

By Tanya Samman This is the second in a series of blog posts by Tanya Samman, in her capacity as Scientific Publishing Associate at Canadian Science...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Scholarly Publishing Science Careers Tanya Samman