Lisa Willemse and Raymond Nakamura, Multimedia co-editors ‘Tis the season to recognize the end of one year and the start of another. Whether you see this as an astronomical phenomenon, religious holiday, secular break, or something in between, light is often part of the celebration: an earlier dawn, candles, or strings of colourful LEDs. All […]
Science Borealis blog carnival entries
Thanks to all the Science Borealis bloggers who participated in our first anniversary blog carnival! Our theme was: what was the most important story in your field in 2014? We’ve summarized the entries below – check out scienceborealis.ca for many more posts from our blogging community! Thanks to all the bloggers who participated. Monsters & […]
Are Canadians interested in science?
by the Science Borealis team The CBC’s Rick Mercer is a staunch science advocate, and his November 19th rant was no exception. He addressed the state of basic science in Canada, saying that Canadians are “passionate and curious about science.” In response, scientist David Kent wrote a post on the Black Hole Blog in which […]
How we do science communication: survey results
Lisa Willemse and Catherine Anderson, Communication, Education & Outreach co-editors In our last editorial, we discussed a report by the Council of Canadian Academies that labeled science culture as “underdeveloped” in English Canada. This gap appears to be rich in opportunity for Canadian science bloggers and other creators of science communications. But those of us […]
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 […]