About

36354650-IMG_0200-3Margaret Munro is a Canadian journalist writing on science and the environment for print and digital media. Her recent work has appeared in the journal Nature, The Globe and Mail and Scientific American.

Margaret built her career writing for the Postmedia newspapers including the Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and Vancouver Sun. She revealed Stephen Harper’s government was muzzling federal scientists; documented how Canada’s universities and research agencies covered up serious instances of scientific misconduct; and reported on topics ranging from endangered species to the extreme climate change underway in the Arctic.

Margaret’s honors include awards and citations from the Canadian Association of Journalists, Canada’s World Press Freedom Committee and the Governor General’s Michener Award Foundation. She has taught science journalism at the University of B.C. and served for several years on the board of the Canadian Science Writers’ Association and the Editorial Advisory Committee of the Science Media Centre of Canada.