Hope Grows as Canada Hires Scientists

By Mika McKinnon, Editorial Manager Canada is going on a hiring binge to restock its government with scientists. But is this enough? For a long, hard decade, Canada’s politicians rejected data-driven decision-making. Muzzling government scientists so they couldn’t speak freely to the press was one of the most visible symptoms, but at the same time something […]

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A new and improved Science Borealis: members, bylaws, and sponsorship

by Sarah Boon, Editorial Manager Last Thursday, February 26th, marked an important milestone for Science Borealis, as we held our first Members’ Meeting via conference call. You’ll recall back in November we announced our incorporation as a non-profit organization, and introduced you to our new Board of Directors. Along with non-profit status came a whole […]

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How we do science communication: survey results

by Lisa Willemse & Catherine Anderson Communication, Education, and Outreach subject editors In our last editorial, we discussed a report by the Council of Canadian Academies that labeled science culture as “underdeveloped” in English Canada. This gap appears to be rich in opportunity for Canadian science bloggers and other creators of science communications. But those […]

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