A rebirth for science literacy?

Posted on April 24, 2015

By Lisa Willemse A few years ago, I attended a science communications conference where a speaker boldly pronounced that science literacy is dead. The...

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Passing the torch… a fond farewell and my favourite things

Posted on April 23, 2015

By Jenny Ryan Nobody likes long awkward goodbyes. So, I’ll do my best to keep this short and sweet. It’s funny how a blog can become such a...

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Filed Under: Science Communication

Publishing and Career Q&A with Dr. Terry Graham

Posted on April 21, 2015

The Ontario Exercise Physiology (OEP) 2015 Conference took place February 27-March 1. Dr. Terry Graham, editor of Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and...

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Filed Under: Meet the Editor Scholarly Publishing Science Careers Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism

Scientists Must Communicate! But How?

Posted on April 16, 2015

By Sarah Boon, PhD Everywhere you turn there’s another article exhorting scientists to communicate. They’re encouraged to share and promote...

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It’s all about choice… when it comes to open access

Posted on April 14, 2015

“It’s all about choice” is the slogan for an ongoing campaign to improve understanding about how researchers can meet the open...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Scholarly Publishing Open Access Science News

Women in Science series: Usha Srinivasan, PhD

Posted on March 31, 2015

By Sarah Boon, PhD This post is the ninth post in a ongoing series by Sarah Boon on Canadian women in science. "Don't be steered by stereotypes that...

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Reaching the elusive audience about vaccination

Posted on March 31, 2015

By Lisa Willemse Let’s begin with a hypothetical situation. A parent, an educated professional, who is undecided about whether to vaccinate a...

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