This year, Science Borealis was pleased once again to co-host the 2018 People’s Choice Award for Favourite Canadian Science Site and Canadian Science Blog with the Science Writers and Communicators of Canada. This year was even more exciting than last year, with many more votes counted. The finalists for Favourite Canadian Science Site were: […]
Meet the Science Borealis team with #SciBorSelfies!
This year, Science Borealis celebrates our 4th anniversary by paying tribute to our amazing team of volunteers! These are the folks who do the hard work every day to keep things running. We had each team member draw a simple line drawing self-portrait, which was then colourized and SciBorated by art team member Peggy Muddles. […]
It’s not a bird, it’s not a plane, it’s not even a dinosaur… it’s a pterosaur!
Sri Ray-Chauduri and Kathi Unglert, Environment & Earth Sciences co-editors Dinosaurs always seem to excite people, whether it’s an actual discovery, like the tail vertebrae with feathers found this past December in Myanmar, or fictional stories, like Hollywood’s upcoming Jurassic World 2, rumoured to combine human and dinosaur DNA in the plot. But dinosaurs, which […]
Palaeoart: Drawing from the past
Liz Martin-Silverstone and Raymond Nakamura, Multimedia editors Science-art, or sciart, is used to illustrate scientific ideas and concepts. In most cases, the idea behind sciart is straightforward â€“ draw or illustrate what you see. Of course it’s not really that simple because a great deal of research goes into these images â€“ more than […]
Voices for Canadian #Scicomm100 â€“ 97…98…99…100!
We did it! 100 voices for scicomm in 50 days! We’ve had such a great time working with our contributors and artists who made this possible and we’re delighted with the enthusiasm our readers and followers have brought to the initiative. Tomorrow we’re going to present some of the highlights of the 100 voices campaign. […]