Women in Science: Dr. Caroline Fox

Posted on April 11, 2017

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

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Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction, by Mary Ellen Hannibal

Posted on March 16, 2017

By Sarah Boon, Ph.D. In her latest book, Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction, Mary Ellen Hannibal picks up where...

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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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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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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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Women in Science: Anna Warwick Sears

Posted on October 11, 2016

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

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Volunteering With Your Scientific Society

Posted on July 25, 2016

by Sarah Boon, Ph.D. If you’re an academic scientist, your annual performance is assessed largely based on three criteria: research, teaching,...

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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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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 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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Women in Science: Interview with Sarah Boon

Posted on March 8, 2016

Happy International Women’s Day (#IWD2016)! At Canadian Science Publishing (CSP), we publish Sarah Boon’s Women in Science blog series,...

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Science Blogging 101

Posted on March 3, 2016

By Sarah Boon, Ph.D. Blogging has become a popular way for researchers to share their work. You likely have colleagues who blog about their research,...

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Women in Science: Dr. Imogen Coe

Posted on February 17, 2016

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

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How history (yes, history) plays into your science

Posted on January 21, 2016

By Sarah Boon, PhD Researchers are well aware of the importance of understanding how their field has developed over time, and where their research fits...

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21st Century Science Overload

Posted on January 7, 2016

By Sarah Boon, PhD Do you feel overwhelmed by the number of research papers in your field? Do you wonder if you’re missing key ideas that could...

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Making the Most of Your Academic Genealogy

Posted on December 01, 2015

By Sarah Boon, Ph.D. Doing a graduate degree can be an intense experience. You spend a lot of time with your grad school cohort: you share the ups and...

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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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If Science is Broken – How Can We Fix It?

Posted on June 18, 2015

By Sarah Boon, Ph.D. In the previous post we discussed the idea of science being broken, a crisis driven by a combination of the public being less...

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