New Scicomm Hashtags for the Holidays from Science Borealis

Happy Winter Solstice everyone! We’d like to take a moment to let you know what’s happening here on the Borealis Blog and on our social media channels over the holidays. This will be our last Borealis Blog post for 2016.  We’re taking a few weeks off to give our volunteer writers and blog editors a well-deserved […]

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Dinosaur Poop Necklaces to Pun-tastic Postcards: 19 Canadian Gift Ideas for the SciArt Aficionado

‘Tis the season for gift-giving, and what better way to make your science-obsessed loved ones happy than with unique, Canadian-made geekery? This is the first annual Science Borealis gift guide for science art to feed your soul.   For the chemist, a planter with a twist gives succulents a scientific home. The brainchild of Alexander […]

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Beakerhead is wildly entertaining, but it sure ain’t mindless

Guest post by Lisa Willemse Every year, Calgary hosts an event centred around cowboys and bucking broncos and tents full of brew. It’s been dubbed ‘The Greatest Show on Earth’, but I beg to differ. Calgary does host the greatest show on earth, but it’s not the Stampede. It’s Beakerhead. Never heard of it? Now […]

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We’re Live! Reflections: 100 Voices for Canadian Science Communication

Image credit: Jen Burgess Today Science Borealis launches Reflections: 100 Voices for Canadian Science Communication! On Twitter and through Facebook we will be promoting a rich and varied conversation about science communication in Canada. Over the next 50 days, you can find out what 100 scientists, journalists, policy makers, communications specialists, government leaders, and artists […]

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