Fido, Fluffy, and Wildlife Conservation: The Impact of Pets on the Environment

Posted on September 27, 2017

Domesticated cats and dogs are intertwined with modern society influencing both their owners and the environment. Researchers from Carleton University...

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Women in Science: Dr. Tara Macdonald

Posted on September 25, 2017

By Sarah Boon, Ph.D. Tara Macdonald grew up surrounded by science: her mom was a biologist who had run her own consulting company since 1994, and her...

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Meet the Editor: Prof. Ian Townend, Anthropocene Coasts

Posted on September 18, 2017

The Canadian Science Publishing family of journals grew this year with the introduction of Anthropocene Coasts, a new international, interdisciplinary...

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Celebrating Peer Review Week 2017

Posted on September 14, 2017

By Colin Guthrie, Ph.D. This week we’ve been celebrating Peer Review Week, a time to salute and discuss the sometimes controversial process that...

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Filed Under: Scholarly Publishing

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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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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Expanding and Digitizing Arctic Museum Collections to Preserve Northern Culture and Advance Climate Science

Posted on September 7, 2017

Published this month in Arctic Science, a special issue on Arctic museum collections highlights how natural history museums are more than "cabinets of...

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