Voices for Canadian #Scicomm100 – Weekly wrap up and announcement!

This wraps up Week 7 and what a great week it’s been.  Look at the fabulous support we’re getting!   #Scientists: Let @ScienceBorealis know your thoughts on #sciencecommunication; join the conversation w/ #scicomm100. — Minister of Science (@ScienceMin) October 14, 2016   AND … we have an announcement! Our Red Bubble #scicomm100 store is OPEN! Now […]

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Canadian Science Funding Review Should Include Science Communication

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Sarah Boon, Science Borealis Management Team, and Pascal Lapointe, Agence Science-Presse What would happen to Canadian science and science culture if federal research funding included support for science communication? It’s not that far-fetched an idea. In the US, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has a ‘broader impacts’ component that requires scientists applying for research grants […]

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Working with sea level rise, not against it

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Sarah Boon and Sri Ray-Chauduri, Environment & Earth Science co-editors At almost 240,000 km, Canada has the longest coastline in the world. Over seven million Canadians live in coastal regions along the Pacific, Arctic, and Atlantic Oceans, many of whom are likely paying close attention to recent news about both historic and future global sea levels. […]

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