You’re all invited to our 5th birthday: Be immortalized in the Science Borealis logo.

Science Borealis was formed on November 22, 2013! On November 2, 2014, we officially incorporated under the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act. Each year, we try to find new and inventive ways to celebrate our birthday with our members, network and wider audiences. On our first anniversary, we held a blog carnival and last year we celebrated […]

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Science & Policy Exchange brings student voices to Canadian science policy issues

Farah Qaiser, Policy & Politics co-editor When it comes to science policy issues in Canada, there are plenty of perspectives to consider. A key demographic is graduate students and post-doctoral fellows; unfortunately, their voices often go unheard. With this in mind, the Montreal-based student group Science & Policy Exchange (SPE; or Dialogue Sciences & Politiques) […]

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How do you scale your community activities? Community playbooks map the pathways

Science Borealis works with the new AAAS Center for Scientific Collaboration and Community Engagement to develop a community playbook Sarah Boon and Kimberly Moynahan In 2013, a small group of Canadian science communicators set out to find a way to collate all Canadian science blogs in one online location, envisioning a hub for Canadian science […]

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2018 People’s Choice Awards for Favourite Canadian Science Site and Canadian Science Blog

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 Blogwith 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: The Marine […]

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Faune en dépérissement: Est-ce que les ambitions de conservation de l’objectif 1 du Canada protègent efficacement notre biodiversité unique?

Alina Fisher et Tanya Samman, Co-éditrices Sciences de l’environnement et de la terre   Que vous vient-il à l’esprit lorsque vous pensez aux parcs canadiens ? De vastes espaces de nature sauvage ? Un endroit où faire de la randonnée ou du camping ? Le mandat de Parcs Canada est de s’assurer que des aires naturelles soient disponibles à […]

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