Celia Du, Science Communication Specialist
Celia Du is a science communication specialist with extensive experience engaging various audiences with science. She has worked with the Royal Canadian Institute for Science, Science Rendezvous, the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Science Everywhere, and Indus Space Inc. With a background in Chemistry from McGill University and a Master’s in Science Communication and Public Engagement from the University of Edinburgh, she is dedicated to improving science communication practices to better bridge science and the public. She has led workshops and trained budding science communicators through the Royal Canadian Institute for Science, the SciCommTO Conference, Laurentian University’s Science Communication program, the Canadian Science Policy Conference and Lotus STEMM.
Harshan Radhakrishnan, Manager @Climate Change and Sustainability Initiatives
Harshan Radhakrishnan is the Manager at Climate Change and Sustainability Initiatives, where he oversees programs and initiatives that address climate change adaptations and sustainability and plans outreach to government and technical stakeholders in relation to climate change and sustainability strategies. Harshan is a registered Professional Engineer with Engineers and Geoscientists BC and APEGA with over ten years of experience in environmental regulation and oversight of regulatory programs. In addition to his years of experience, he also has an in-depth understanding of the municipal, provincial, and federal regulatory requirements. He is passionate about deepening his understanding of climate science and relating it back to professional practice and sustainable approaches in achieving low-carbon resilience.
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