Science advocacy can save Canadian science (and the next generation of Canadian scientists)

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By Molly Meng-Hua Sung, guest contributor This past year, the long-awaited Fundamental Science Review (commonly referred to as the Naylor Report) was submitted to Canada’s Minister of Science, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan. It confirmed something scientists have been saying for years: funding is tight. Furthermore, the strain of poor funding is borne largely by young […]

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Voices for Canadian #Scicomm100 – Weekly Recap: Sep. 10 – 16, 2016

Week 2 has been an exciting one for our “Reflections: 100 Voices for Canadian Science Communication” campaign. You all are making our Twitter stream and the #scicomm100 hashtag burn up with re-Tweets and chatter! And you’ve have hit our Facebook page with more activity than ever. Thank you to everyone who’s jumped on board with us. And we’re pleased to […]

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Engaging with Science Blogs: Scientists, Policymakers and Bloggers Weigh in at CPSC

By Lisa Willemse and Stephanne Taylor ** ** This post was a collaborative effort among the Science Borealis CSPC panelists Amelia Buchanan, Chris Buddle, Sabrina Doyle, Paul Dufour, and moderator Brian Owens and includes input from the session attendees.  The Canadian Science Policy Conference, held in Ottawa on November 25-27 offered beleaguered scientists a refreshing and […]

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