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Ivan Alexander Semeniuk

Ivan Alexander Semeniuk
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  • Faculty, The Glenn Gould School



Ivan Semeniuk is an award-winning journalist and broadcaster who reports on science for The Globe and Mail. His previous roles include: Washington-based news editor for the journal Nature, U.S. bureau chief for New Scientist magazine, producer and presenter with Discovery Channel, Canada, and instructor/researcher at the Ontario Science Centre. 
In recent years he has taught courses in science environment and health reporting at Carleton University in Ottawa and developed a popular introductory class on science media for the University of Toronto's Graduate Centre for Academic Communication. He holds an undergraduate degree in astronomy and physics from the University of Toronto and a Master's degree in science journalism from Boston University. He was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT in 2007-2008 and a Canadian Journalism (Southam) Associate Fellow at Massey College in 2009-2010. In 2016, he was named a recipient of the Royal Canadian Institute's Sandford Fleming Medal for his contributions to the public understanding of science.