Welcome to LitScientist

We are science and technical communication specialists
based in Vancouver, Canada


We imagine a world where anyone can access, understand, and use science to benefit society


Our purpose is to enable knowledge holders and seekers to connect with each other in a meaningful way

We want to help you share your message!

Our Services

Communication Training

Have something to share? Our workshops will give you the tools to refine your message, engage your audience, and improve your delivery in whatever medium you choose

Content Development

Need content? We can help you design, create, and share your content in the form you need, from web and outreach material to grant and funding applications

Community Engagement

We're bringing science to the public, one step at a time. Learn about our feature outreach initiative, Science Slam Canada


The Team


Nikki Berreth

Science Communication Specialist

Nikki is a science communicator and educator living in Vancouver. With a background in science and fine arts, she's always looking for new ways to relay both scientific and technical knowledge to her intended audience. She aspires to help others reach their full communication potential and has co-founded several organizations that do just that! In the upcoming years, she is looking forward to establishing Science Slam Canada as a national platform for STEM communication and organizing a STEAM festival.

Alan Shapiro

Alan Shapiro

Science Communication Specialist

Alan is a science communicator and environmental professional with over five years of technical writing, public speaking, and communication strategy experience. His career has taken him from academic research and technical consulting to science policy and communication, bringing a multidisciplinary perspective to his LitScientist role. When not helping knowledge holders tell their stories, Alan pursues his passion of sharing water science with the world. Alan is an avid hiker, a used book nut, and an unapologetic nerd.

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