Announcing the 2016 Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Technical Paper Awards

Posted on June 27, 2016

by Jeremiah Yarmie The 2016 Canadian Society of 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

Canadian Chemistry Matters: Celebrating 50 Years of Chemistry at the University of Calgary

Posted on April 14, 2016

At the Canadian Journal of Chemistry we’re proud to highlight the achievements of Canadian researchers to our international audience through...

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Introducing FACETS, a new open access, multidisciplinary science journal

Posted on April 12, 2016

By Dr. Jules Blais, Founding Editor-in-Chief, FACETS It is my distinct pleasure to introduce FACETS, an open access, multidisciplinary and...

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Drones and wildlife research — a new paradigm takes off

Posted on March 29, 2016

By Tyler Irving Thumbnail image: Drones like this quadcopter are increasingly being used by wildlife biologists to track animals more cheaply and...

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Ontario Exercise Physiology Conference 2016 Part 2: Is there life after graduation?

Posted on March 23, 2016

The Ontario Exercise Physiology Conference took place February 26th to 28th. Kirsten Bott attended the event and shares her takeaways in a two part...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press APNM journal Science Careers Kirsten Bott

Meet the Editor: Dr. Phil Burton, Canadian Journal of Forest Research

Posted on March 22, 2016

On January 1, 2016, Dr. Phil Burton joined Dr. Tim Fahey as Co-Editor of the Canadian Journal of Forest Research. Phil, a Professor and Regional Chair...

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Ontario Exercise Physiology Conference 2016: Physiology Through the Lifespan and Aging Part 1

Posted on March 17, 2016

The Ontario Exercise Physiology Conference took place February 26th to 28th. Kirsten Bott attended the event and shares her takeaways in a two part...

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Filed Under: APNM journal Science Careers Kirsten Bott