Zoe Cormier

Zoe Cormier


Zoe Cormier is an author, journalist, science writer and events producer with a background in biology. Her work has been featured in The Times, Wired, Nature, New Scientist, The Guardian, The Globe and Mail, BBC Focus and other publications. She has been shortlisted twice for the Canadian National Magazine Awards: first with a 2005 cover story on vaginal plastic surgery for Shameless, and for a 2006 feature for This Magazine on climate change spin doctoring.

She was a columnist, compiling a digest of environmental news and trends for The Globe and Mail – Canada’s largest national newspaper – twice monthly between 2007 and 2009. Zoe is also a founder of the UK science outreach organization Guerilla Science, a rogue group of science communicators who create events and installations for festivals, museums, galleries, and other cultural clients.



Past Shows:

  • Unconventional Science/ The Grateful Dead

    Freelance journalist Zoe Cormier, a science writer and photographer with a background in biology, joined George Knapp in the first half to discuss her new book Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n’ Roll: The Science of Hedonism. In the later half, David Browne, longtime music journalist...More »