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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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

Effective science communication: sending the right message to the right audience

Posted on August 31, 2016

Communicating science information is not a one-directional process, it is indeed a complex conversation between multiple groups, where each group both...

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Filed Under: FACETS Science Communication

Canada's Science Communicators: Dan Riskin

Posted on August 30, 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 Canadas Science Communicators

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

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

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 Canadas Science Communicators

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

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