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2019 People’s Choice Award for Favourite Science Blog: WWEST Blog

Sri Ray-Chauduri, Technology and Engineering editor Congratulations to the Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (WWEST) Blog, this year’s […]

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The medical community and art/science: two events in Canada in November 2019

This time it’s the performing arts. I have one theatre and psychiatry production in Toronto and a music and medical science event in Vancouver. Toronto’s Here are the Fragments opening on November 19, 2019 From a November 2, 2019 ArtSci Salon announcement (received via email), An immersive theatre experience inspired by the psychiatric writing of Frantz Fanon Here are the Fragments. Co-produced by The ECT Collective and The Theatre Centre November 19-December 1, 2019 Tickets:…

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CREATORS – Igor Siwanowicz

Name: Igor Siwanowicz Which came first in your life, the science or the art? Fascination with nature and proclivity for visual arts manifested pretty early on in my life and were moving along parallel trajectories until some 10 years ago, when they finally converged and merged. If you believe my mom, even before I could walk I was paying a lot of attention to wildlife, with particular fixation on gastropods for some reason. “If you…

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Teach Write: An Introduction to Purpose

Welcome to Teach Write! This column draws on my 20 years’ experience teaching writing to kids, university students, and adult learners. It includes ideas and exercises that teachers can use in the classroom, and creative writers can use to level up their process. As part of our preparation for writing a new piece, we need to think about audience – who we are writing for and how the knowledge and needs of that audience affect…

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What it’s like working at remote abandoned mine sites in northern Sask

SRC's Project CLEANS team travelled to five uranium mine sites in northern Saskatchewan that had been abandoned in the 50s and 60s to conduct preliminary site investigations as part of large-scale remediation project. Learn about the challenges of visiting these sites and the work being done to clean them up.

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2019 People’s Choice Award for Favourite Science Blog: WWEST Blog

Sri Ray-Chauduri, Technology and Engineering editor Congratulations to the Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (WWEST) Blog, this year’s winner of the People’s Choice Awards: Canada’s Favourite Science Blog! The award, voted on annually by the public, is sponsored by Science Borealis and the Science Writers and Communicators of Canada (SWCC), and celebrates excellence […]

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