BINÔME: quand la science devient poésie

par Elsa BerthetC’est par mon ami Romain Kosellek, réalisateur, que j’ai entendu parler de binôme, un spectacle qui associe l’art et la science de manière subtile et originale. Ce spectacle, intitulé « Le Poète et le Savant » a été imaginé par Thibault Rossigneux, fondateur de la Compagnie Les Sens des Mots. Celui-ci en parle de la façon suivante : « binôme c’est avant tout l’envie de faire se rencontrer deux individus évoluant dans des milieux très…

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Job Posting: Digital Community Specialist

Position Type: Full TimeLocation: Toronto, Ont.Start Date: July 2019Swim Drink Fish is a Canada-based organization connecting people with water. We help more than 3-million people discover the importance of nature in their lives and provide them with the knowledge and tools they need to safeguard swimmable, drinkable, fishable water. As the Digital Community Specialist, your mission is to ensure that every person in the Swim Drink Fish community feels connected to a global movement of people…

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«Coping with Illness Digitally» : mieux comprendre le rôle des technologies dans la gestion de la maladie

En santé, les technologies de la communication peuvent être utilisées à plusieurs fins, par exemple pour acquérir, valider et comparer des informations sur la santé ; trouver et évaluer un prestataire de soins et services de santé, mieux comprendre la maladie par le biais d’expériences vécues par d’autres personnes, participer à des communautés de soutien par des pairs,

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CREATORS – Elaine Quave

Name: Elaine Quave Which came first in your life, the science or the art? I found a love for both art and science through spending time outside in nature as a kid. I liked to observe the plants and animals in the woods behind my house but I also enjoyed manipulating materials from outside like clay, twigs, and grass reeds. In high school I had the opportunity attend The South Carolina Governor’s School for the…

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“Flushable” items and pharmaceuticals aren’t flushable after all, two new reports say

Since my earliest memories in the early 1990s, I was taught not to flush certain things like hair or paper towel because they would plug the toilet. The fear of embarrassment from plugging a toilet at a friend’s place has stopped me from flushing anything but toilet paper down the toilet. Over the last decade, an increasing number of consumer products are being touted as “flushable”. These products range from facial tissue, moist wipes, toddler…

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Teach Write: Who Are You Writing For?

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. Last time we talked about the 40:20:40 rule of writing, and how the first 40% of the effort that goes into any piece happens in the preparation phase. The very first piece…

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