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Oct 22, 2015

What can science centres teach us?

Wayne MacPhail
Science centres convey the principles, wonder and realities of the natural world to a public often overwhelmed by the jargon, pace and detail of science and engineering.
Blog
Nov 18, 2014
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We can all be 21st-century scientists

David Suzuki
Although never a substitute for or rationale to cut science spending, citizen science programs like IceWatch and NatureWatch amplify and fill gaps in government- and university-led science.
Podcast
May 3, 2013

Citizen science: Big Data

Citizen Science
Why is big data important and how can citizen science can make data accessible and understandable to the general public?
Podcast
Apr 30, 2013

Citizen science: Getting started

Citizen Science
Citizen science is a growing movement that's joining professional scientists with regular people around the world.
News
Apr 30, 2013

Citizen scientists: Vital to the future of science

Alyssa Ashton
Rubab Abid
Amar Shah
While citizen science may not be equal to the work done in labs, professionals are working to design projects that still produce valuable scientific data, especially in the field of medical science.
News
Apr 26, 2013

Can citizen science activism come to the rescue?

Dalal Kheder
Idil Mussa
Natalie Paddon
Andrea Smith
While the 'muzzling' of Canadian government scientists is worrying to some democracy advocates, citizen science activism is one movement that is providing greater transparency.
News
Apr 19, 2013

Science: Citizens getting back to basics

Kristina Virro
Katrina Clarke
Katiusha Cuntrera
Spencer Davis
Justin Zadorsky
At a time when the Canadian government is being investigated for attempts to muzzle scientists, a form of science -- citizen science -- that can't be silenced may be all the more important.
Blog
Feb 5, 2013

Science isn't just for scientists

David Suzuki
Scientists help us understand the world and our place in it, but citizen scientists also make huge contributions to knowledge.
Podcast
Nov 28, 2012
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A\J Issue 38.5: In Defence of Science

Alternatives Podcast
To go with our hardest-hitting issue yet, the In Defence of Science podcast features frank interviews and discussion on the state of science in Canada.
News
Feb 26, 2010
Citizen science is an exciting new trend that increases the size and scope of scientific analysis, widens participation, and draws ordinary people into debate and research.

MakerCulture: Dr. Everyman

Carrie Simmons
Maria Ionova and Jess Brady
Citizen science is an exciting new trend that increases the size and scope of scientific analysis, widens participation, and draws ordinary people into debate and research.
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