I’m an award-winning science journalist and speaker based in Ottawa, Canada. In January 2019, I joined Carleton University’s faculty as the CTV Chair in Digital Science Journalism.

I was born and raised in Montreal, but spent eleven years (2007-2018) as a foreign correspondent in Berlin, Germany. I have also lived in Washington DC, Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa, Guelph, and Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. Here’s my CV.

I am currently writing a book about the history, science and culture of sweat for W. W. Norton. More on the sweat project can be found here.

I also have a penchant for writing about art and artifacts, fake foods, chemical weapons, the history of chemistry and alchemy, pheromones, sweat, and frankly, anything unexpected or absurd. My work was chosen for the 2017 Best American Science and Nature Writing anthology.

I used to host quirky videos about chemistry.

I’ve been the journalist in residence at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science and a visiting scholar at the Science History Institute.

Find me on Twitter: @saraheverts