Editors’ Choice for CJZ, CJFAS, and CGJ – July 2016

Posted on July 20, 2016

By Jeremiah Yarmie Each month, the Editors of many of our journals highlight noteworthy articles with an Editors’ Choice selection. These...

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Filed Under: Can. J. of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Editors Choice Jeremiah Yarmie

Editors’ Choice for Botany – July 2016

Posted on July 18, 2016

by Jeremiah Yarmie Each month, the Editors of many of our journals highlight noteworthy articles with an Editors’ Choice selection. These...

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Filed Under: Editors Choice Jeremiah Yarmie

Show the World How You Creatively Share Your Science… and Win!

Posted on July 14, 2016

Introducing the #CreativeFACETS Twitter Contest At CSP we’re always interested in learning about the creative ways researchers share their...

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Filed Under: FACETS Open Access Science Communication Science and Art

Channel Your Inner Artist at the Library

Posted on July 11, 2016

By Natalie Sopinka Libraries on university campuses are so much more than a quiet place to study. I, a scientist, am quickly learning all a library has...

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Highlighting Two Recent Papers in Botany

Posted on July 5, 2016

By Jeremiah Yarmie This blog post profiles two articles recently published in Botany. They take you from mourning a declining lichen species on the...

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Outstanding Reviewers 2015 for our Agriculture Journals!

Posted on June 29, 2016

Earlier this year, we announced our Outstanding Reviewers for 2015, which featured exceptional individuals who conducted peer-reviews for 14 of CSP...

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Filed Under: Scholarly Publishing

Announcing the 2016 Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Technical Paper Awards

Posted on June 27, 2016

by Jeremiah Yarmie The 2016 Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) Annual Conference was held earlier this month in London, Ontario. At the...

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Updating Physical Employment Standards: A Scientific Approach

Posted on June 22, 2016

Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism recently published a special issue on the best practices in physical employment standards (PES). Those...

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Editors’ Choice – June 2016

Posted on June 20, 2016

by Jeremiah Yarmie Each month, the Editors of many of our journals highlight noteworthy articles with an Editors’ Choice selection. These...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press APNM journal Editors Choice Jeremiah Yarmie

Book Review: The Scientist’s Guide to Writing, by Stephen B. Heard

Posted on June 14, 2016

By Sarah Boon, Ph.D. Last month I wrote a post about writing scientific journal articles. I mentioned that scientists rarely receive specific training...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Sarah Boon

A Global Perspective on Best Practices in Physical Employment Standards: Updating the Field Through Scientific Approaches

Posted on June 9, 2016

A review of current physical employment standards, that act as a call to action for more research and standardization in industry, is now available....

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Canada's Science Communicators: David Suzuki

Posted on June 8, 2016

By Kat Middleton In this new blog series we aim to highlight some of Canada's greatest science communicators, past and present. We will explore and...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Kat Middleton

Taking Heed to History

Posted on May 31, 2016

By Natalie Sopinka This blog series, Library Nexus, will explore how, in a digital era, libraries shape the connections between scientist and science,...

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FACETS’ New Integrative Sciences Section: Keeping Pace With Emerging Fields of Inquiry

Posted on May 19, 2016

By Michael Donaldson Throughout the history of scientific inquiry there has been a continual push towards identifying innovative scientific approaches...

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Filed Under: FACETS Open Access Science Communication

Women in Science: Dr. Kathy Lewis

Posted on May 10, 2016

By Sarah Boon, Ph.D. This is the thirteenth post in an ongoing series by Sarah Boon on Canadian women in science. Read through the archive to meet...

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Filed Under: Women in Science Sarah Boon

How Much Do We Really Know About Protein Nutrition?

Posted on May 3, 2016

A renewed interest in protein nutrition means learning more about the links between protein consumption and a healthy lifestyle. We know that protein...

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Filed Under: APNM journal

Library Firsts

Posted on April 28, 2016

By Natalie Sopinka I recently wrote about a study on attaching LED lights to fishing nets. The researchers affixed the lights to the nets used by...

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Filed Under: Natalie Sopinka Library Nexus

How to Write a Journal Article: Tips and Tools

Posted on April 19, 2016

By Sarah Boon, Ph.D. If you’ve trained as a scientist, you know that part of the learning curve involves figuring out how to write a scientific...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Sarah Boon