A supposedly terrible thing that I might do again: turning outreach obligations into opportunities

Posted on November 25, 2015

By Ellen Hamann So, you wrote a grant. Maybe it was a requirement, or maybe you were trying to make your project sound more fundable. Or maybe you...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Making Waves

Adapting to the changing media landscape: How to talk to journalists and write about your own work

Posted on November 18, 2015

By Ben Goldfarb If you’re a regular consumer of science stories, you’ve doubtless noticed some seismic shaking across the (cliché...

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How does creativity fit into science communication?

Posted on November 12, 2015

By Natalie Sopinka Since childhood I’ve always been a “crafter”. I would spend all my birthday money on glitter and googly eyes at...

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Studying plant responses to climate change in the Arctic

Posted on November 09, 2015

Zoe Panchen and her co-author Root Gorelick recently published the fourth paper in our open access journal Arctic Science. Arctic Science publishes...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Science News Science Communication Arctic Science

Making Your Scientific Voice Heard: Communicating Science and Increasing the Impact of Your Research

Posted on November 05, 2015

By Susanna Fuller, Heather Grant, Julia K. Baum Who knows about your scientific discoveries? If the answer is only you, your co-authors, and your...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Science Communication Can. J. of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Narratives of Nature: Use Storytelling to Reach New Audiences with Your Research

Posted on November 04, 2015

By Vanessa Minke-Martin “Did Al tell you that crazy story about the big muskie he caught?” Yeah, I’ve heard that one before. But...

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APNM Undergraduate Research Excellence Award Winner Profile: Jacob Bonafiglia

Posted on October 30, 2015

By Jacob Bonafiglia Canadian Science Publishing sponsors the Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism Undergraduate Research Excellence Awards,...

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Making Waves: The future of #scicomm in fisheries sciences

Posted on October 28, 2015

It’s the year 2015 and your babysitter, bank teller and parents are all tweeting, blogging and on YouTube. But only a decade or so ago many of...

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The Great Northern Cod Comeback: A Q&A with George Rose

Posted on October 26, 2015

CSP’s Michael Donaldson recently had a chance to chat with Dr. George Rose, co-author of the article, “Northern cod comeback”...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Science News Michael Donaldson

Open Access: A Quick Guide for Researchers

Posted on October 23, 2015

We’ve been celebrating Open Access Week 2015 with the launch of our CSP Open hub and by announcing that submissions are now open for our newest...

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FACETS is Now Accepting Submissions

Posted on October 21, 2015

The FACETS team is proud to announce that Canada’s first multidisciplinary open access science journal is now accepting submissions. Development...

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Happy Open Access Week!

Posted on October 19, 2015

We’ll be celebrating open access all week, starting with a joint event today at the University of Ottawa Library where we’ll hear from Dr....

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Learning More About the Conditions of Haida Gwaii 57,000 Years Ago

Posted on October 15, 2015

Optical dating along with a pollen and spore analysis cumulate in a study that brought together a biologist, two earth scientists and biological...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Posted on October 08, 2015

By Tanya Samman This is the second blog post in our new Alt-Ac series exploring alternative careers for scientists and researchers. If you are a...

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Congratulations to Nobel Prize Winner Arthur B. McDonald

Posted on October 06, 2015

By now you’ve probably all heard the exciting news that Canadian Arthur B. McDonald is the co-winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics. Dr. McDonald...

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Recognizing and Rewarding Peer Review

Posted on September 28, 2015

By Michael Donaldson In honour of the inaugural Peer Review Week (#peerrevwk15), we’re discussing the ways in which peer reviewers can be...

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Filed Under: Scholarly Publishing Michael Donaldson

Infographics: A Science Poster for the Mainstream

Posted on September 22, 2015

By Lisa Willemse If science posters and social media had a love child, it would be an infographic. Here’s why: they package concise bits of data...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Lisa Willemse

Women in Science Series: Dr. Rita Winkler

Posted on September 17, 2015

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

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Filed Under: Women in Science Sarah Boon