++education
master’s in science communication
laurentian university, sudbury, ontario
september 2017 – current

bachelor of science, honours in genetics, minor in chemistry
university of manitoba, winnipeg, manitoba,
september 2012 – may 2016

++experience
graduate researcher, laurentian university
october 2017 – current
conducted research and communications work for laurentian university’s climate change up north project

steam + communications coordinator, university of manitoba
october 2016 – june 2017
assisted the faculty of science’s communications officer and artist-in-residence in a variety of outreach campaigns and events

science communication coordinator, canadian science publishing
may 2016 – september 2016
carried out communications work for canada’s largest not-for-profit science publisher

science and technology reporter, the manitoban
october 2014 – april 2016
science writer for the university of manitoba’s student newspaper

teaching assistant, university of manitoba
september 2014 – december 2015
laboratory ta for biol 1020 – biology 1

undergraduate researcher, university of manitoba
summers 2013, 2014, 2015
studied molecular biology, epigenetics and stem cell biology

++extra-curricular
radio host, cklu 96.7 fm
september 2017 – january 2018
host and producer of flurry, a music show exploring how sonic textures and soundscapes can enter the tactile and emotional through genres like post-rock, ambient, and dreamy indie.

campground enviro, winnipeg folk festival
july 2017
volunteer on the crew responsible for maintaining campground sexual safety, sustainability, and cleanliness during the 2017 folk festival

student coordinator, science rendezvous university of manitoba
april 2016 – may 2016
organized and carried out various tasks leading up to and during the annual science carnival on may 7th, 2016

umsu representative, university of manitoba students’ association
may 2015 – october 2015
elected to represent the science students’ association on umsu council

++skills
science writing, video editing and production (final cut and adobe premiere), copyediting, interviewing, transcribing, social media posting and metrics, storytelling, basic radio production (audition), independent research and literature review

++awards and honours
f. jean macleod endowment for the david pearson bursary – 2018
sshrc joseph-armand bombardier cgs master’s scholarship – 2017
ontario graduate scholarship – 2017 (declined)
university of manitoba outreach award (as part of the faculty of science outreach committee) – 2016
university of manitoba president’s scholar society – 2012-2016
university of manitoba leaders of tomorrow society – 2012-2016
university of manitoba faculty of science dean’s honour list – 2012 – 2016
university of manitoba president’s scholarship – 2012 – 2016
edna s. hollier scholarship – 2014, 2015
umsu scholarship – 2013, 2014, 2015
nserc undergraduate student research award – 2014, 2015
bacoor association of manitoba scholarship – 2014
dr. a.w. hogg undergraduate scholarship – 2014
university of manitoba financial aid & awards merit scholarship – 2014
lorna irene eggertson scholarship – 2013
university of manitoba undergraduate research award -2013
university of manitoba leadership entrance award – 2012


++memberships

science writers and communicators of canada – 2016 – present
canadian network for ocean education – 2017-present
international environmental communication association – 2018

++festivals and conferences
persistence and vision, co-director, editor – entry in 10th imagine science film festival, new york city, new york – 2017

++curation
significant figures – university of manitoba faculty of science – 2017