Science and Society: 1867 vs 2017

By Robert Gooding-Townsend and Katrina Wong, Science in Society Co-Editors   This year we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. While this is a big moment in Canadian history, it is also a big moment for Canadian science. The history of Canada is so seamlessly intertwined with developments in science and technology that the two are practically […]

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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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Voices for Canadian #Scicomm100 – Weekly Recap: Oct 8-14, 2016

Week 6 is finished!  And our Outreach team and supporters have really been powering through our “Reflections: 100 Voices for Canadian Science Communication” campaign.  Only 23 voices left to go!  With hundreds of Tweets and re-Tweets of the #scicomm100 hashtag and visitors to our Facebook page, our followers now excitedly anticipate who the next Voice for Canadian SciComm will be. Not only that, […]

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Science Literacy Week success! Next up: Science Odyssey 2017

By Jesse Hildebrand, Guest blogger and founder of Science Literacy Week  The nationwide celebration of science that was Science Literacy Week (September 19–25) included 520 events in 60+ cities this year. Public talks, explosive science demos, nature hikes, dissections, star parties, you name it—if it engaged the public and revolved around science it was likely […]

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