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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Highlights from the 2016 Canadian Society of Microbiologists conference

By Betty Zou What do the scientific breakthrough of the year, fecal transplants and pea plants have in common? Microbes! The newest research in these and many other areas was showcased recently at the 66th Canadian Society of Microbiologists (CSM) annual conference, which took place at the University of Toronto on June 12 to 15, […]

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Science Borealis Featured Blog: Laura Ulrich – Monsters and Molecules

By Liz Martin-Silverstone and Raymond Nakamura, Multimedia Editors After our Science Borealis Reader Survey, we randomly selected four participating blogs to be profiled here on the Borealis Blog during 2016. This is the second of those featured posts.   RN: I’m delighted to introduce my new Multimedia co-editor, Liz Martin-Silverstone, a paleontological powerhouse studying across […]

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Experimenting with Creativity

By Michelle Lavery, General Science Editor     Here at Science Borealis, we have no qualms about getting creative. Science communication is all about finding new and innovative ways of getting complex information to a wide and varied audience. We’re all storytellers; we’ve got poets (Phish Doc) and artists (Raymond’s Brain and CommNatural, to name […]

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It’s a blogging zoo out there!

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by Lindsay Jolivet & Kasra Hassani Health, Medicine, and Veterinary Science subject editors It’s been an animal house on the Health, Medicine and Veterinary Science blog feed lately, with posts from several bloggers highlighting new science about some of our favourite creatures. And learning about mice, dogs, frogs, chickens and horses has taught us a […]

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