Science Writing Awards

Canadian Society of Zoologists Public Education Award 2022.

["lifetime achievement award" for excellence in public education about zoology]

Canadian Society of Zoologists Public Awareness Award 2022.

“Microscopic worms pee milk on their children as their bodies decompose” Massive Science. 

Honorable Mention, Best Shortform Science Writing (July – Dec 2020)

"How does Pfizer’s “90% effective” COVID-19 vaccine work?” Massive Science. 

Canadian Society of Zoologists Public Awareness Award 2020.

"How does an electric fish get its charge?" Massive Science.

Honorable Mention, Best Shortform Science Writing (Apr – Jun 2019)

“What scientists can expect when dabbling in science writing" Nature.

Science Seeker pick (Jul 30 to Aug 6)

Hitting the pause button on life. Lateral Magazine. 

Top Pick Best Shortform Science Writing (Apr – Jun 2018)

“Tracking the history — and future — of the world’s largest penguin breeding colony" Massive Science.

McMaster Biology Graduate Student Achievement Award for Outstanding Research Communication

"Life is evolving through a hurricane of human pollution." Massive Science.

Canadian Society of Zoologists Public Awareness Award 2017.

"Sea of love: tales of symbiosis in the ocean" Oceanbites.

McMaster Biology Graduate Student Achievement Award for Outstanding Research Communication

"Sea of love: tales of symbiosis in the ocean" Oceanbites.

Let’s Talk Science CurioCity Article of the Month

"It's (not) alive! Zombie genes wake up after death." CurioCity.