ComSciCon-GTA Advice and Knowledge Gained from a Past Attendee by Zi Yan Chen

ComSciCon is an annual workshop series and science communication conferences which aim to help young scientists, mainly in graduate school, become aware of different ways to effectively communicate to audiences of different backgrounds. This October, scientificanada contributor Zi Yan Chen attended the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) edition of the conference. Now she shares some takeaways. Continue reading ComSciCon-GTA Advice and Knowledge Gained from a Past Attendee by Zi Yan Chen

Climate change is helping “vectors” bring communicable diseases north

Malaria, West Nile, dengue – these are all diseases most associated with tropical countries. Yet with the change in global climate, diseases that once remained in the south, might be moving north.  In the April edition of The Canadian Communicable … Continue reading Climate change is helping “vectors” bring communicable diseases north