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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

Year in Review: 2014's most-viewed articles from the NRC Research Press journals

Posted on December 31, 2014

The year in review featuring the most-read 2014 articles in the NRC Research Press journals. The list below is based on article views during the full...

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Year in Review: Best of the CSP Blog

Posted on December 29, 2014

In 2014, the CSP Blog took flight, thanks to many diverse contributors and talented guest bloggers. We covered a variety of subjects; showcased new ...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Women in Science Sarah Boon

A quick look back at CSP's major 2014 milestones

Posted on December 24, 2014

Leading up to 2015, we’ll be doing a Year in Review of the Most Read 2014 articles from the NRC Research Press journals and Best of the CSP Blog...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Scholarly Publishing

'Tis the season to acknowledge outstanding reviewers!

Posted on December 22, 2014

It’s that time of year when journal editorial teams take the time to thank and acknowledge the reviewers who dedicate their time, expertise and...

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Women-in-Science Series: Deborah Martin-Downs

Posted on December 18, 2014

by Sarah Boon, PhD This post is the seventh post (last in 2014) in a series by Sarah Boon on Canadian women in science. We look forward to continuing...

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

A Q and A on Edmontosaurus and the Danek Bonebed with Michael Burns

Posted on December 16, 2014

By Jenny Ryan Dinosaurs rock! (Earth science pun intended.) But seriously, dinosaur specials are very popular and the current issue of the Canadian...

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Women-in-Science Series: Dr. Alwynne Beaudoin

Posted on December 08, 2014

This post is the sixth in a series by Sarah Boon on Canadian women in science. Dr. Alwynne Beaudoin started off in a joint BSc in geology and...

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

Arctic Science - an NRC Research Press Open Access Journal

Posted on December 04, 2014

Arctic Science will be on exhibit at Arctic Net's international Arctic Change 2014 conference, taking place December 8-12, 2014 in Ottawa. We're very...

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

The Many Contributions of Dr. Kenneth G. Davey to the Canadian Journal of Zoology

Posted on November 30, 2014

Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus Kenneth G. Davey, Ph.D., O.C., F.R.S.C., Department of Biology, York University Post by Michael Donaldson, Ph...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Meet the Editor Scholarly Publishing Science Communication Science Careers Michael Donaldson

The Bones of Science Communication - Part 2

Posted on November 27, 2014

Invited post by Lisa Willemse, Science Communicator This is the 2nd post in a two-part series featuring the development of Super Cells, a science...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Science Careers Science and Art Lisa Willemse

Making the list – what a top-100 cited paper looks like: Part 2

Posted on November 26, 2014

By Jenny Ryan Earlier this month, Nature published a News Feature titled “The top 100 papers - Nature explores the most-cited research of all...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Science News Science Communication