Nick Preobrazenski: APNM Undergraduate Research Excellence Award Winner

Posted on October 16, 2017

Canadian Science Publishing sponsors the Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism Undergraduate Research Excellence Awards, which are awarded in...

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Filed Under: Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism

Another System Troubled by Age—Even Healthy Older Adults Can’t Handle the Heat

Posted on October 12, 2017

A new study published in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism by researchers from the Universities of Ottawa, Calgary, Sherbrooke, and...

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How to Create a Professional Website: A Guide for Academics

Posted on October 11, 2017

By Erin Zimmerman, PhD If you’re in the academic job market these days, or plan to be in the future, you’ve probably given some thought to...

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Filed Under: Science Communication Science Careers Erin Zimmerman

Fishways, Fragmentation, and Imperiled Great Plains Fishes

Posted on October 5, 2017

Passages built beside dams to allow trout and salmon to continue moving upstream are common mitigation tools but do these structures work for little...

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Filed Under: Science News CJFAS

Caroline Anderson: APNM Undergraduate Research Excellence Award Winner

Posted on October 2, 2017

Canadian Science Publishing sponsors the Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism Undergraduate Research Excellence Awards, which are awarded in...

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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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Filed Under: Women in Science Sarah Boon

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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Filed Under: Scholarly Publishing Science Communication

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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Filed Under: Scholarly Publishing Science Communication

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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Filed Under: Science News Arctic Science

A Grad Student’s Guide to Applying for Scholarships

Posted on August 30, 2017

By Erin Zimmerman, Ph.D. Attending grad school is expensive and can mean heading into the working world with student debt that follows you around for...

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Filed Under: Science Careers Erin Zimmerman

Climate Change Communications in Three Steps

Posted on August 24, 2017

By Dick Bourgeois-Doyle My son Jonathon lives amidst the heavy oil fields of Alberta. When I proudly shared the news that I would attend the Canadian...

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What Are Canadian Children Eating at School (and How Can Eating Habits be Improved)?

Posted on August 23, 2017

By: Claire Tugault-Lafleur, MA, RD and Jennifer Black, PhD, RD Evidence suggests that the majority of Canadian children do not meet national dietary...

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Filed Under: Science News Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism

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


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