A full time freelance writer and editor since 1991, Tim Lougheed has written hundreds of articles for specialized and general publications in Canada as well as internationally. He also edited Canadian Chemical News, a magazine published by the Chemical Institute of Canada, and most recently served as Executive Director of the World Federation of Science Journalists.
He is the past president of the Science Writers and Communicators of Canada, a national organization with more than 500 members across the country. His career began as a reporter with the Windsor Star and the Sault Star, then as a science writer for Queen’s University. He has studied science, history of science, and journalism, earning degrees from the University of Western Ontario, University of Toronto, and Queen’s University.