Meet the Science Borealis Leadership Team

This week, as part of our ongoing First Anniversary celebration, we’d like you to meet our Leadership Team, which runs the day-to-day operations of Science Borealis. While each team member has specific duties, everyone pitches in as needed – planning special events, authoring or editing documents, monitoring the feed, replying to emails, attending outreach events, […]

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SCIENCE BOREALIS: EDITORS’ PICKS FOR 2014!

To celebrate our first anniversary, we asked our team of volunteer editors to select their favourite blog from their category, the one they thought everyone should know about. Here are their picks! —- Multimedia (editors Raymond Nakamura & Lisa Willemse) Monsters and Molecules by Laura Ulrich Laura’s visually engaging blog is an excellent exploration of science […]

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Science Borealis: Officially Incorporated!

On November 2, 2014, Science Borealis officially incorporated under the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act. The team is pleased to announce this important milestone and introduce you to its first Board of Directors. Built on the principles of curiosity, engagement and collaboration, incorporating Science Borealis means we have reached a goal that will help us better […]

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Science Bloggers See the Science in Everything

by Kimberly Moynahan Science in Society editor “If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail” – Abraham Maslow Science oriented people — scientists, science communicators, and just plain enthusiasts – have a tendency to see the science in everything. A puddle of water becomes a microbiologist’s zoo. The twinkle of stars […]

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Filling the Science Gap: What kind of online outreach do you engage in?

by Lisa Willemse and Catherine Anderson Communications, Education, & Outreach subject editors At the end of August, the Council of Canadian Academies released a report on the state of Canadian science culture. Despite the finding that “general coverage of science in Canada in the English-language media appears comparatively underdeveloped”, they also found that “Canadians have […]

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