Clara Deck: Just what you picture on our Instagram

Clara joined Science Borealis in December 2019 as a contributor to the social media pages and runs our Instagram account. Her background is in Earth and climate sciences, with a particular interest in glaciers and polar regions, completing a masters focused on glacial modeling at the University of Maine. Clara is passionate about science communication and […]

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How intergenerational trauma affects Indigenous communities

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Michael Ralph Limmena, Health, Medicine & Veterinary Science editor Warning: This article contains details that some readers may find distressing With the discovery of the potential graves of 215 Indigenous children at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School and a further 751 potential graves at the former Marieval Indian Residential School, many Canadians are horrified […]

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Madisson McKone: Social media team tweetster

Madisson is a recent graduate of the University of Ottawa where she received her BSc in Biomedical Science. Excited by the ways that science can foster community, she facilitated both student-faculty and interuniversity relations as a representative on the University of Ottawa’s Science Students’ Association. Madisson is a fierce advocate for accessibility and equity in […]

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Should science communication be funny?

by RaymondsBrain Raymond Nakamura

Raymond K. Nakamura, Multimedia editor The most exciting phrase in science is not “Eureka!” but, “That’s funny.” — Isaac Asimov When I contribute a post to a science blog, I usually add a comic, hoping some humour will make the article more attractive and engaging. But I often receive more positive comments about the comics […]

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Jagpreet Kaur: Science communication and social media team expert

Jagpreet is a science communicator and medical editor with a Master’s degree in Science Communication from Laurentian University, Sudbury. With a background in Industrial Biotechnology, she has a background in medical editing and healthcare advertising. She currently works with Klick Health as a Medical Editor. Her interest lies in researching how different countries use healthcare […]

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