10 SciArt favourites from the past decade


Raymond Nakamura and Katrina Vera Wong, Multimedia editors When Science Borealis spontaneously generated during the last decade, the Multimedia category became a catchall for content that you might not expect to see in a typical science blog. With 2020 hindsight, we look over the past decade to share some of our favourite examples of SciArt, […]

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SciArt smells better: Interview with natural science illustrator Jen Burgess


Katrina Wong and Raymond Nakamura, Multimedia co-editors Jen Burgess applies her background in biology and art as a freelance science illustrator based in Vancouver. We caught up with her via email to learn more about her work, how it facilitates science communication, and why it’s easy on the nose. Science Borealis: In art, written or visual, […]

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Voices for Canadian #Scicomm100 – Weekly Recap: Sep. 10 – 16, 2016

Week 2 has been an exciting one for our “Reflections: 100 Voices for Canadian Science Communication” campaign. You all are making our Twitter stream and the #scicomm100 hashtag burn up with re-Tweets and chatter! And you’ve have hit our Facebook page with more activity than ever. Thank you to everyone who’s jumped on board with us. And we’re pleased to […]

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Voices for Canadian #Scicomm100 – Weekly Recap: Sep. 6 -9, 2016

This week marked the beginning of our “Reflections: 100 Voices for Canadian Science Communication” campaign, where we’re sharing 100 quotes from Canadian scientists, artists, and thinkers about what science communication means to them. The response thus far has been phenomenal and we want to maintain this momentum. We’re excited not only to share these #scicomm100 […]

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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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