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

Profiling Peatlands to Safeguard Canada’s Wetlands

Posted on August 10, 2017

By: Natalie Sopinka Peatlands are unique wetland terrains made up of an accumulation of decaying plants; they also cover over 1 million km2 of Canada....

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Filed Under: Science News Natalie Sopinka Botany

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

Dr. Thomas M. “Tim” Dauphinee (1916-2017)
Helping monitor and measure the world’s oceans

Posted on August 2, 2017

By Dick Bourgeois-Doyle When I went to see Dr. Thomas M. “Tim” Dauphinee at his Toronto home in June of 2016, I wanted to talk about his...

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Filed Under: Science Careers

2017 CSP Image Contest: Visualizing Science

Posted on August 1, 2017

The 2017 Canadian Science Publishing image contest is here! A great image can capture a moment, communicate a message, and stir emotion; it can also...

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Filed Under: Science Communication

All About Cacti

Posted on July 31, 2017

By: Natalie Sopinka It’s official, cacti are trendy. Cacti have flooded Etsy and Instagram. There are cactus-themed linens, wallpaper, shower...

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Filed Under: Natalie Sopinka Botany

Behind the Scenes at Botany: Meet the Associate Editors

Posted on July 25, 2017

Ever wonder where your manuscript goes after you hit "Submit"? At Botany it arrives in the inbox of Editor-in-Chief Dr. Christian Lacroix. Next, it is...

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Filed Under: Meet the Editor Botany

Women in Physics: Dr. Victoria Kaspi

Posted on July 20, 2017

This post is part of an ongoing series by Jenny Kliever about women in physics who have inspired others and contributed to the field in unique and...

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Filed Under: Women in Science Canadian Journal of Physics Jenny Kliever

2017 Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism Undergraduate Research Excellence Awards

Posted on July 17, 2017

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism (APNM) Undergraduate Research Excellence Awards. This...

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Filed Under: Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism

Big Promises from Small Materials: Highlights from the Nano-Hybrid Materials Symposium at the 100th Canadian Chemistry Conference

Posted on July 12, 2017

The Canadian Journal of Chemistry was proud to sponsor the Nano-Hybrid Materials Symposium at the 100th Canadian Chemistry Conference. Symposium co...

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Filed Under: Science News Canadian Journal of Chemistry

8th Annual Muscle Health Awareness Day @ York University

Posted on July 3, 2017

By Liam Tryon Skeletal muscle is the largest metabolic organ in the body and contributes to whole-body health through locomotion, heat production, and...

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Filed Under: Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism

Meet the Editor: Dr. Craig Lake, Canadian Geotechnical Journal

Posted on June 28, 2017

The Canadian Geotechnical Journal is proud to have Dr. Craig Lake join the Editorial Board as Co-Editor. Dr. Lake and his students study waste...

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Filed Under: Meet the Editor Canadian Geotechnical Journal

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

If You’re Going to Take a Break From Sitting, Make it Count

Posted on June 16, 2017

As you begin to read this blog post, consider how long you have been sitting for. When was the last time you got up to talk to a colleague or use the...

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Filed Under: Science News Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism

Women in Physics: Dr. Shohini Ghose

Posted on June 14, 2017

This post is part of an ongoing series by Jenny Kliever about women in physics who have inspired others and contributed to the field in unique and...

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Filed Under: Women in Science Canadian Journal of Physics Jenny Kliever

Canada’s Softwood Lumber Trade: Past, Present, and Future

Posted on June 9, 2017

By Alice Palmer On April 28, 2017, the US Department of Commerce placed a countervailing duty of about 20% on Canadian softwood lumber entering the...

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Filed Under: Science Policy

Given a Second Chance Rejected DNA Reveals a New Order of Microscopic Red Algae

Posted on June 6, 2017

A new species, genus, family, and order of red algae were recently described in Botany. Marine biologist Gary Saunders shares the story of this...

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Filed Under: Science News Botany

Are Drones Affecting Canadian Airspace Safety?

Posted on June 1, 2017

From surveying migrating caribou to capturing memories of your family vacation, drones are becoming commonplace in the field and home. In a new study...

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Filed Under: Science News Journal of Unmanned Vehicle Systems


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