Women in Science: Dawn Bazely

Posted on February 16, 2017

By Sarah Boon, Ph.D. This post in part of an ongoing series by Sarah Boon celebrating Canadian women in science. Read through the archive to learn more...

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Spotlight on Science North: Nightlife on the Rocks

Posted on February 9, 2017

By Jenny Kliever Picture this: you’re out with friends on a Friday night after a long week at work. You’re having a few cocktails over good...

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Filed Under: Science Communication

Open up! On the Benefits of Open Access Publishing

Posted on February 7, 2017

By Jeff Clements, Ph.D. During my undergraduate degree, I remember all too well the many times when I would search for a journal article that I needed...

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Filed Under: FACETS Open Access

How to Write a Scientific Peer Review: A Guide for the New Reviewer

Posted on January 31, 2017

By Erin Zimmerman At some point in almost every scientist’s early career, he or she is asked to peer review a research paper for a journal. Peer...

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A primer on sigma factor regulation of gene expression

Posted on January 24, 2017

By Ryan Buensuceso, Ph.D. Genes are the basic element of living things, most of them carrying the information to make proteins from DNA through a...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press

Meet the Editor: Dr. Chris Yost, Canadian Journal of Microbiology

Posted on January 17, 2017

On July 1st, 2016, the Canadian Journal of Microbiology welcomed Drs. Chris Yost and Kari Dunfield as the journal’s new Editors. Chris is the...

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Solving a 150-Year-Old Fossil Mystery From the Canadian Arctic

Posted on January 10, 2017

By Tyler Irving This neck vertebra (left), found in Nunavut by a Royal Navy captain searching for the lost Franklin expedition, belonged to a creature...

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Filed Under: Tyler Irving Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences

Science and Academic Humour

Posted on December 20, 2016

By Sarah Boon, Ph.D. Science humour can be an excellent way to relieve the day-to-day stress of the job—whether you’re in academia,...

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Scientist, Meet Librarian

Posted on December 15, 2016

By Natalie Sopinka When I first started the Library Nexus blog series, the focus was on what I could learn from the most traditional deliverable of a...

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Describing New Dinosaurs: Background & Process

Posted on December 13, 2016

By Dr. Michael Ryan Dr. Michael Ryan from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and his colleagues published a new paper in the Canadian Journal of...

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The Bank of Canada Just Gave Us a Great Gift

Posted on December 9, 2016

By Dick Bourgeois-Doyle This month people across Canada and millions of future visitors to our country received a wonderful gift—the opportunity...

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From the Worst to the Best: A Personal Reflection on the International Council for Science Advisory on Gender Issues in Field Research

Posted on November 29, 2016

By Dick Bourgeois-Doyle “The worst kind. She doesn’t talk about it.” My daughter Rebecca, a researcher in ecology and evolutionary...

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Women in Science: Mary Anne Moser, CEO and Co-Founder of Beakerhead

Posted on November 23, 2016

By Sarah Boon, Ph.D. Have you heard of Beakerhead, Canada’s smash up of art, science and engineering? If not, you’re missing out. Held...

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APNM Undergraduate Research Excellence Award Winner Profile: Gregory McKie

Posted on November 17, 2016

By Gregory McKie Canadian Science Publishing sponsors the Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism Undergraduate Research Excellence Awards, which...

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Where should I submit my journal article?

Posted on November 15, 2016

By Sarah Boon, Ph.D. In a previous post we talked about the ins and outs of writing a journal article. But once you have that article—some would...

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Using Video to Share Your Research

Posted on November 10, 2016

By Steve Maguire Presenting your research via video is a good way to reach audiences that otherwise would never hear of you. However, getting in front...

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Filed Under: Science Communication

APNM Undergraduate Research Excellence Award Winner Profile: Alexandra Pépin

Posted on November 8, 2016

By Alexandra Pépin Canadian Science Publishing sponsors the Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism Undergraduate Research Excellence...

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Collaboration Station

Posted on November 3, 2016

By Sarah Boon, Ph.D. We’re all familiar with the stereotypical image of the lone scientist, slaving away (usually in the lab) for years to...

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