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Member, Canadian Science Writers' Association

Managing Editor, Water Quality Research Journal of Canada (2001-2007)


B.Sc.(Env.), University of Guelph

Environment Canada Citation of Excellence (Service to Clients) for work on Environment Canada Science Alert (2013)

Environment Canada Recognition Awards for work on Environment Canada’s Science Plan (2006) and revitalization of National Water Research Institute website (2008)

Citation of Excellence for Technical and Program Support, Environment Canada (2002)


Kristin May

S&T Liaison Officer - Information integration and transfer

CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH - Connecting researchers, practitioners, managers, policy makers and others with the science they require to understand, conserve and manage Canada’s natural environment


Development of best practices in science communications

Innovative approaches to targeted science writing

Liaising with scientists to enhance connections with policy and decision makers

Raising awareness of scientists' activities, publications, presentations, meetings and international contributions

Copyediting and proofreading scientific and technical documents


Lead or contributing author for these selected publications:

  • RAISON Technology: Capturing Knowledge - Making Better Decisions (S&T Branch, 2010)
  • Secrets of Wildlife Migration Revealed through a Forensic “Isotopic Tag” (S&T Branch, 2008)
  • Behind the Scenes of Water Quality Science at Environment Canada (EnviroZine, Issue 85, 2008)
  • May, K. 2005. Not all Figures are Created Equally, Editorial. Water Quality Research Journal of Canada. 40(4):iv.
  • The Way Back: Sudbury Lakes Recovering from Acid Rain (Science & Environment Bulletin, 2001) 
  • Haloacetic Acids in the Environment (Science & Environment Bulletin, 2001)
  • Early Mortality Syndrome in Salmonids (Science & Environment Bulletin, 2000)
  • Foul Play In the Great Lakes (Science & Environment Bulletin, 2000)
  • Acid Rain Still Plaguing Lakes and Loons (Science & Environment Bulletin, 2000)
  • Groundwater Remediation with Vitamin B12 (Science & Environment Bulletin, 2000)

Expertise Categories associated with this S&T Expert:

Environmental Policy
     Science & Technology Communication
          Knowledge translation
          Knowledge brokering
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