Colonialism in Canada is an ongoing structure whereby settler society and government assert sovereignty over lands already occupied by Indigenous peoples. This includes disrupting and exterminating Indigenous life, values, and self-determination, as well as disruption of established relationships between bodies, lands, waters, airs, plants, animals and other beings.
The new article, “Ten Strategies to Reduce Gender Inequality at Scientific Conferences,” is based on a working group at the International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC) 2016. It is co-authored by Director of CLEAR, Dr. Max Liboiron.
In the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, methylmercury is a contaminant of growing concern. As plastics attract heavy metals, we look at the relationship between them, and whether there is a possibility for using citizen science to monitor the contaminant.
We want to hear from you! We have a survey to see how people are building, using, and improving the technologies and protocols we make public.
The “Lives and Afterlives of Plastic” is an online conference conceived of as a forum to facilitate and an interdisciplinary dialogue on the social and environmental issues that surround plastic. CLEAR has several papers in the conference, including our own panel:
When we design scientific instruments, we think of about users that are scientists with degrees in well-funded institutions, but also rural Newfoundlanders, who also have research questions and a right to answer them. To this end, we have several guidelines for how we design and build our tools.
The main place where people notice feminism-at-work when they join our lab is in how we run our weekly lab meetings. Here are some resources on how we do it.
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