When scicomm goes viral

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Raymond Nakamura & Katrina Vera Wong, Multimedia editors The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for effective science communication (among other things) and science communicators and artists are finding ways to meet this demand. How does the novelty and urgency of the current situation affect the creation of multimedia that communicates the relevant science? We […]

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10 SciArt favourites from the past decade

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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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When art and science collide – Science Borealis reviews the Collisions Festival: Invasive Systems

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Raymond Nakamura and Katrina Vera Wong, Multimedia co-editors This fall, Curiosity Collider (CC), a Vancouver-based nonprofit that brings together art and science, launched their first Collisions Festival, a sci-art festival that ran from November 8 to 10 at Vancouver’s VIVO Media Arts Centre. “There is no dedicated sci-art gallery space or any exhibition events in Vancouver […]

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SciComic: A comic about science comics

Raymond Nakamura and Katrina Vera Wong, Multimedia editors Raymond: Let’s talk about science comics today. Kat: We should do it in comics form, though. We interviewed: Armin Mortazavi / arminmortazavi.com/ @armin.scientoonist Dr. Christopher Labos / www.bodyofevidence.ca Jeremy / handwaving.ca Olivier Bernard / www.thepharmafist.com We think you might also enjoy: Rosemary Mosco / www.birdandmoon.com/ @rosemarymosco Jacques […]

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