About the Author

Mary Moser


Mary Anne Moser has built a career where art, culture and science intersect. She worked as a journalist, an award-winning designer and became the founding editor of the Banff Centre Press in 1995. She started the Banff Science Communications Program in 2005, Canada's Iron Science Teacher competition in 2007 and was member of the start-up steering committee for the Science Media Centre of Canada, launched in 2010. She is the editor of two books on science in society: Immersed in Technology (MIT Press, 1995) and Science, She Loves Me (Banff Centre Press, 2011). During her role as communications director at the Schulich School of Engineering, she has started a new initiative called Beakerhead, a major collaborative arts and engineering festival for the city of Calgary. She is now the Vice President of Strategic Communications at Cybera Inc. She has a bachelor's degree in zoology, a master's degree in communications and an interdisciplinary PhD. In 2011, she was recognized by the Alberta Science and Technology Leadership Foundation for Excellence in Science and Technology Public Awareness.