What Experimental Branch Cooling Tells Us About the Beautiful Reds of Fall

Posted on April 24, 2017

Paul Schaberg and his colleagues at the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources and USDA Forest Service recently published a study in...

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Filed Under: Science News Canadian Journal of Forest Research

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

Budget 2017: Fueling Innovation with Skills Training, Superclusters, and Science

Posted on April 17, 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 News Science Policy

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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Filed Under: Women in Science Sarah Boon

Shorter Sprints, More Reps Lead to Better Feelings and Calories Burned

Posted on April 4, 2017

The Editor’s Choice this month in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism features two studies by researchers from Wilfrid Laurier...

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Filed Under: Science News Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism

Tallying Up Fish Habitat Loss in Canada

Posted on March 30, 2017

By: Natalie Sopinka Where you find a fish, you also find a fish’s habitat. You can find rockfish among British Columbia’s kelp forests....

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Filed Under: Science News Natalie Sopinka CJFAS Science Policy

How to Keep Your Research Out of Fake Journals and Scam Conferences

Posted on March 23, 2017

By Erin Zimmerman, Ph.D. “Scientific literacy must include the ability to recognize publishing fraud.” – Jeffrey Beall, Nature (2012)...

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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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Celebrating Dr. Bruce Dancik's Service to CSP

Posted on March 8, 2017

As many of you know, in the fall of 2016 our esteemed Executive Editor-in-Chief of 26 years, Dr. Bruce Dancik, retired. You can read the official...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press Meet the Editor Scholarly Publishing

Ten Steps for Making the Most of Your Post-Doc Years

Posted on March 2, 2017

By Erin Zimmerman, Ph.D. The years you spend as a post-doctoral fellow can be some of the most important—and most overwhelming—of your...

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Anthropocene Coasts is Now Accepting Submissions

Posted on February 28, 2017

Canadian Science Publishing and East China Normal University, along with Founding Co-Editor Dr. Shu Gao and Co-Editor Professor Ian Townend, are...

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Filed Under: Open Access Anthropocene Coasts

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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Filed Under: Women in Science Sarah Boon

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

Open up! On the Benefits of Open Access Publishing

Posted on February 7, 2017

By Jeff Clements, Ph.D. During my undergraduate degree, I remember all too well the many times when I would search for a journal article that I needed...

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Filed Under: FACETS Open Access

How to Write a Scientific Peer Review: A Guide for the New Reviewer

Posted on January 31, 2017

By Erin Zimmerman, Ph.D. At some point in almost every scientist’s early career, he or she is asked to peer review a research paper for a journal...

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A primer on sigma factor regulation of gene expression

Posted on January 24, 2017

By Ryan Buensuceso, Ph.D. Genes are the basic element of living things, most of them carrying the information to make proteins from DNA through a...

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Filed Under: NRC Research Press

Meet the Editor: Dr. Chris Yost, Canadian Journal of Microbiology

Posted on January 17, 2017

On July 1st, 2016, the Canadian Journal of Microbiology welcomed Drs. Chris Yost and Kari Dunfield as the journal’s new Editors. Chris is the...

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Solving a 150-Year-Old Fossil Mystery From the Canadian Arctic

Posted on January 10, 2017

By Tyler Irving This neck vertebra (left), found in Nunavut by a Royal Navy captain searching for the lost Franklin expedition, belonged to a creature...

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Filed Under: Tyler Irving Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences