Science Writing

I write a lot about science given that I spent many years in academic science. I’m also interested in science and science policy in academia and in Canada as a whole. These are pieces about science itself, rather than about the environment or other scientific topics.


2016

2015

  • Making the most of your academic genealogy. Canadian Science Publishing, 1 Dec 2015.
  • If Science is Broken – How Can We Fix It? Canadian Science Publishing, 18 Jun 2015.
  • Is Science Broken? Canadian Science Publishing, 16 Jun 2015.
  • Twitter for Teaching. Canadian Science Publishing, 14 Mar 2015.
  • What is a scientist? Canadian Science Publishing, 10 Feb 2015.

2014

  • Hey Science! Try Checking the Historic Record. Canadian Science Writers’ Association, 9 Dec 2014.
  • A Week to Remember: the 126th Annual Meeting of the GSA. Canadian Science Publishing, 27 Oct 2014.
  • Coming Soon – the Geological Society of America Meeting in Vancouver! Canadian Science Publishing, 6 Oct 2014.
  • Should I or Shouldn’t I – Advising Students on Academic (or Not) Careers. Canadian Science Publishing, 9 Jun 2014.
  • Scientists using Twitter: Dispelling the Myths. Canadian Science Publishing, 6 May 2014.
  • OpenSciLogs: The Evolution of Popular Science, Maybe. Canadian Science Writers’ Association, 22 Apr 2014.
  • Open Access Publishing: Pipe dream or the way forward for science? Canadian Science Publishing, 22 Apr 2014.
  • Citizens + science = a good combination. Canadian Science Publishing, 11 Mar 2014.
  • Has Canada gone too far down the Conservative rabbit hole? Rabble.ca, 13 Feb 2014.
  • Scientific societies in the internet age. Canadian Science Publishing, 14 Jan 2014.

2013 and earlier

Science