How to Create a Professional Website: A Guide for Academics

Posted on October 11, 2017

By Erin Zimmerman, PhD If you’re in the academic job market these days, or plan to be in the future, you’ve probably given some thought to...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Science Careers Erin Zimmerman

What’s in a Name?

Posted on September 13, 2017

By Jenny Crick In science there are always icons, household names. Some are ubiquitous; most people could quote Einstein’s most famous formula,...

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Filed Under: Scholarly Publishing Science Communication

Conflict of Pinterest: Is Social Media a Conflict of Interest Source in Academic Peer Review?

Posted on September 12, 2017

By Jeff Clements, Ph.D. In 1665, the concept of scholarly peer review was introduced by Henry Oldenburg, the founding editor of the scientific journal...

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Filed Under: Scholarly Publishing Science Communication

Climate Change Communications in Three Steps

Posted on August 24, 2017

By Dick Bourgeois-Doyle My son Jonathon lives amidst the heavy oil fields of Alberta. When I proudly shared the news that I would attend the Canadian...

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Filed Under: Science Communication

Marching on After the March for Science

Posted on August 16, 2017

By: Joelle Thorpe, Ph.D., Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellow The views expressed herein are those of Dr. Thorpe and are not necessarily shared by...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Science Policy

Science Blogging: The Essential Guide, edited by Christie Wilcox, Bethany Brookshire, and Jason G. Goldman

Posted on August 9, 2017

By Sarah Boon, Ph.D. Are you thinking of starting a science blog? Then this book is for you. There are even some excellent tidbits for those of you who...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Sarah Boon

2017 CSP Image Contest: Visualizing Science

Posted on August 1, 2017

Stay tuned for details on voting for People's Choice and announcement of the Category & Grand Prize winners! A great image can capture a moment,...

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Filed Under: Science Communication

Science Communicators, Get Your GIF On

Posted on June 21, 2017

By Kat Middleton The first animated GIF I ever made was a flaming red danger sign. The year was 1997, and I’d just started my own graphic design...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Kat Middleton

Air & Light & Time & Space, by Helen Sword

Posted on April 20, 2017

By Erin Zimmerman, Ph.D. Most academics have a fraught, love/hate relationship with writing. Though the final product brings pleasure and a sense of...

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Filed Under: Scholarly Publishing Science Communication Erin Zimmerman

Spotlight on Science North: Nightlife on the Rocks

Posted on February 9, 2017

By Jenny Kliever Picture this: you’re out with friends on a Friday night after a long week at work. You’re having a few cocktails over good...

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Filed Under: Science Communication

Using Video to Share Your Research

Posted on November 10, 2016

By Steve Maguire Presenting your research via video is a good way to reach audiences that otherwise would never hear of you. However, getting in front...

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Canada's Science Communicators: Jennifer Gardy

Posted on November 2, 2016

By Jeremiah Yarmie Dr. Jennifer Gardy is the reason I started writing about science. She showed me that I could make a life out of combining my two...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Jeremiah Yarmie Canadas Science Communicators

Open Access: Reaching Your Audience

Posted on October 26, 2016

By Michael Donaldson In honour of Open Access Week, we explore how open access removes barriers to scholarly research which in turn can increase the...

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Filed Under: FACETS Open Access Science Communication Michael Donaldson

Teeny Tiny Particles and Massive Money: Canada’s Bright Future in Particle Astrophysics

Posted on October 18, 2016

By Jenny Kliever In September, the Canadian Federal Government announced that it was investing a whopping $900 million in exceptional university...

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Filed Under: Science News Science Communication

How Drones are Helping to Map Changes in Canada’s Arctic

Posted on September 27, 2016

By Tyler Irving Tyler Irving chats with authors of a new Arctic Science paper, UAV photogrammetry for mapping vegetation in the low-Arctic by Robert H....

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Filed Under: Open Access Science Communication Tyler Irving Arctic Science

2016 CSP Image Contest: Visualizing Science

Posted on September 19, 2016

We are pleased to introduce the 2016 Canadian Science Publishing image contest! A great image can capture a moment, communicate a message, and stir...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Science and Art

Sharing our Solutions to Data Sharing Challenges

Posted on September 15, 2016

by Stephanie Dyke, Ph.D. Genomic researchers often feel stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to sharing the datasets underpinning their...

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Filed Under: FACETS Science Communication

Science Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Posted on September 13, 2016

by Jeremiah Yarmie There are countless ways to consume science media. The popularity of scientific Facebook pages, Tumblr blogs, and YouTube channels...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Jeremiah Yarmie


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