Astronomy Education in Canada’s Small Towns

By Sonya Neilson, Physics and Astronomy Co-editor A few snowflakes drifted slowly to the ground as we pulled up to the MacKenzie Recreation Centre, a two-hour drive north of Prince George, BC. Having flown up the previous night from rainy Vancouver, our bodies were not used to the cold and we unloaded our van as […]

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Redesigning Life

John Parrington sets the stage for an informed debate on genetic modification By Erin Zimmerman, Communication, Education, and Outreach Co-editor   “Imagine if living things were as easy to modify as a computer Word file.” So begins John Parrington’s journey through the recent history and present-day pursuits of genetic modification in Redesigning Life. Beginning with […]

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Project Roundup – Reflections: 100 Voices for Canadian Science Communication

This week marks the end of our Reflections: 100 Voices for Canadian Science Communication project. We started this project as a complement to Agence Science-Presse’s #100LaScience campaign, which shared science journalists’ thoughts on science communication. Our project wouldn’t have got off the ground without the initial help of Science Borealis volunteer and ASP journalist Pascal […]

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Voices for Canadian #Scicomm100 – 97…98…99…100!

We did it! 100 voices for scicomm in 50 days! We’ve had such a great time working with our contributors and artists who made this possible and we’re delighted with the enthusiasm our readers and followers have brought to the initiative. Tomorrow we’re going to present some of the highlights of the 100 voices campaign. But today […]

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Voices for Canadian #Scicomm100 – Weekly Wrap Up and Announcement!

This wraps up Week 7 and what a great week it’s been.  Look at the fabulous support we’re getting!   #Scientists: Let @ScienceBorealis know your thoughts on #sciencecommunication; join the conversation w/ #scicomm100. — Hon. Kirsty Duncan (@ScienceMin) October 14, 2016   AND … we have an announcement! Our Red Bubble #scicomm100 store is OPEN! Now […]

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