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Lindsey helps students do forensic experiments

Work-to-Rule Is Costing Me Money, But I Stand With Nova Scotia Teachers

Back in September, I got some pretty fantastic news. More schools had booked me as a guest speaker than any other author in Nova Scotia’s Writers in the Schools Program. Including the inimitable Don Aker, a fact so shocking ... Read More  

Lindsey presents to elementary students

I Survived Science Literacy Week… Mostly

It was Science Literacy Week last week, a Canada wide celebration of science and science books. *emerges from whirlwind* *plucks twigs from hair* *empties biscuit crumbs from pockets* *collapses in heap*   I visited one school and three branches ... Read More  

Fuzzy Forensics: DNA Fingerprinting Gets Wild by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Word on the Street!

I’m at Word on the Street today, at the Halifax Central Library. If you’re in town, come check out this amazing free literary festival. I’ll be reading at 2pm in the BMO Community Room. Stop by and say hello! ... Read More  

Lindsey presents on forensic science

Back to School = AUUUUUGGGH!

Well, it’s that time of year again. The time when proud kindergardeners and tearful parents say goodbye. The time of new clothes and annual teeth cleanings, and mattresses piled up outside of college dorms. The time when my schedule goes ... Read More  

Lindsey Carmichael and her grandmother

What I Did on My Summer “Vacation”

Presented at a library conference (librarians rock!). Did two school visits (kids rock, too!). Attended the AGM of the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia. Talked to a university student doing research on literature and Canadian identity. Sold books at ... Read More  

Lindsey signing books

Celebrating Children’s Literacy Book Fair – This Saturday

If you’re in Nova Scotia, come on out. It’s a great opportunity to meet local authors, chat kid lit, and pick up a signed book. Free and open to the public – hope to see you there! Read More  

Lindsey presents to student writers

Crazy Awesome (Busy) Week…

Because I spent two days doing this with the awesome kids of Pine Ridge Middle School. We had a lot of fun talking about the books that have an impact on us, then practiced techniques for having that kind of ... Read More  

Lindsey helps students do forensic experiments

So I Did This Yesterday…

And now I am exhausted. Happy, but exhausted. Have a great weekend, everyone! Read More  

Lindsey helps students do forensic experiments

Six Reasons (Science) Writers Should Be in Schools

I attended junior high in Yellowknife, which is not the most isolated place in Canada, but definitely felt like it sometimes. Fortunately, the school library was huge, and offered a portal to endless worlds I couldn’t visit in the ... Read More  

Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Christmas in the Bay

I’m at the Christmas in the Bay Craft Sale today, chatting science and signing books. If you’ve got a child, a teacher, or a librarian on your gift list, come on down! Estabrooks Community Hall 4408 St. Margaret’s Bay Road, ... Read More  

Victoria Barks events

Bark in the Park! Come Visit Me At Victoria Barks

If you’re in the Halifax area today, bring your fuzzy friend to meet me at Victoria Barks! I’ll have doggie treats as well as copies of Fox Talk, my book about the science of domestication. I’d be happy to ... Read More  

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I Have No Idea What Happened to the Last Two Weeks

Actually, that’s totally untrue. I know exactly what happened. 1) I had company 2) I finished the first draft of my novel 3) I spent a full day talking about forensics at a local junior/senior high 4) I researched ... Read More  

Fuzzy Forensics: DNA Fingerprinting Gets Wild by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

The PCR Song

I’ve got a very busy week ahead so today’s post will be brief, and mostly made by other people. Check out this awesome “Band Aid” style video extolling the virtues of PCR (polymerase chain reaction), a method used to ... Read More  

Forensic Science: In Pursuit of Justice by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

It’s Book Signing Day!

I’m at Chapters in Dartmouth today, signing copies of Forensic Science, Fuzzy Forensics, and Fox Talk. If you’re in the vicinity, come on down between 12:00 and 2:00 pm and say hello! If you’re not, have a great weekend, and ... Read More  

Spring Break Into Science Party

Spring Break Into Science is Today!

Come hang with me and my author friends on Facebook today! Fun science, book talk, and a chance to win great prizes. The event is public, so no “friending” is necessary. See you there! Read More  

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Foxes Go to School

This morning I had the pleasure of visiting Shatford Memorial Elementary, where I got to share my love of domestic foxes with the grade 3/4 and grade 5/6 classes. We rocked out to “What Does the Fox Say?” and ... Read More  

Fuzzy Forensics: DNA Fingerprinting Gets Wild by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Press Release: Local Author’s Latest Children’s Book Reveals the Furry Side of Forensics

On November 21, 2014, from 1-3 PM, local author and scientist Dr. Lindsey Carmichael will be signing her 12th children’s science book at Chapters in Dartmouth. Fuzzy Forensics: DNA Fingerprinting Gets Wild is based in part on forensic cases ... Read More  

Fuzzy Forensics: DNA Fingerprinting Gets Wild by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Fuzzy Forensics has Arrived in Lethbridge!

The book tour continues, with two events left to go. Both of these are on Tuesday August 19: Signing – Chapters Lethbridge – 1-4 pm Writing Workshop (adults) – Lethbridge Public Library – 7-8:30 pm Thanks to the Lethbridge ... Read More