Writing & Speaking

Taking science-based information and translating it into a form that the audience can not only understand but inspires them and encourages them to learn more.


Selected Conferences, Workshops & talks

2018 –  Carleton University Institute on the Ethics of Research with Indigenous Peoples, Ottawa, ON (Summer Six-day course)

2018 –  Media that Matters Workshop, Hollyhock, Cortes Island, BC (Speaker and attendee)

2018 – Panelist on Women in STEM, Let's Talk Science, Victoria, BC 

2018 – Panelist on Connecting with Science and Nature, Elements Film Festival, Science World, Vancouver, BC 

2018 – Community-Based Research workshop, presented on the use of innovative tools to engage communities, IdeaFest, Victoria, BC  (Speaker)

2018 – Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers Conference, Edmonton, AB

2017 –  Connecting Arctic Communities: Live Streaming as a Tool to Connect, Share, and Educate. Arctic Change Conference, ArcticNet, Quebec City, QC (Speaker)

2017 – Environmental Youth Forum, California Film Institute, San Rafael, CA, USA  (Speaker and Panelist at the Water Panel)

2016 –  Going Beneath the Waves with Live Dives. Explorers Club Symposium.  Salt Spring Island, BC and Explorers Club Event in Toronto, ON

2016 –  Live Underwater Broadcasting: an Innovative Solution to Engage Students in Marine Conservation Topics: A Case Study, International Marine Conservation Congress, St.John's, NL

2015   –  Beneath the Waves with Fish Eye Project, Giant Screen Cinema Association, San Francisco, CA 

2015    – ShoreZone in the Classrooms: Outreach and Education Applications, American Fisheries Society Conference, Portland, OR 

2015    – CaNOE conference: Ocean Literacy Conference, Vancouver, BC 

2014    – 2020 Vision of Canada’s Oceans Dialogue; How can Canada do better on sustainable oceans? Vancouver, BC 

2013    – Yukon/BC Annual Explorers Club Symposium, Salt Spring Island

2013    – A Sense of Place on a Changing Coast: an Arctic Perspective, Marine     Night, Victoria Natural History Society

2012   – Yukon North Slope Conference, Whitehorse, YT 

2012   – Subsistence Mapping Conference, Kotzebue, AK 

2011    – World Marine Biodiversity Conference, Aberdeen, UK

2010   – Habitat Mapping Conference (GeoHab), Wellington, NZ 

2009  – World Student Environment Summit, Victoria, BC



Sense of Place: Using New Media to Share Traditional Stories.” Terralingua Magazine.

Sense of Place: Using New Media to Share Traditional Stories.” Terralingua Magazine.

De Leo, F., Gauthier, M., Nephin, J., Mihaly, S., and Juniper, S.K., 2017. Bottom trawling and oxygen minimum zone influences on continental slope benthic community structure off Vancouver Island (NE Pacific). Deep-Sea Research Part II. 137: 404-419. 

Gauthier, M. 2017. Trap camera videos from SGaan Kinghlas – Bowie Seamount: Overview of data obtained during sablefish bottom longline trap fishing in 2016. Can. Dat. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 1279: v + 18 p. Link: http://waves-vagues.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/Library/40646658.pdf

Gale, K.S.P., Curtis, J.M.R., Morgan, K.H., Stanley, C., Szaniszlo, W., Burke, L.A., Davidson, L.N.K., Doherty, B., Gatien, G., Gauthier, M., Gauthier, S., Haggarty, D.R., Ianson, D., Neill, A., Pegg, J., Wallace, K., and Zand, J.D.M. 2017. Survey Methods, Data Collections, and Species Observations from the 2015 Survey to SGaan Kinghlas-Bowie Marine Protected Area. Can. Tech. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 3206: vii + 94 p. Link: http://waves-vagues.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/Library/40652129.pdf

Gauthier, M. and Acemah, M. “Sense of Place: Using New Media to Share Traditional Stories.” Terralingua Langscape. Vol. 2, Issue 13. Winter 2013: pp.58-61. 

Gauthier, M. et al. “A window on the effect of deep-sea bottom trawling on the Pacific coast” HERMIONE Newsletter. Issue 10, Spring 2012.http://www.euhermione.net/component/content/article/54

Gauthier, M. “Wally the Robot”, The Martlet Newspaper. September 22, 2011. Vol. 64, Issue 7. http://martlet.ca/martlet/article/neptune-wally/

Gauthier, M. “Into the Deep”, Outpost Magazine. November 2010: 18-21.

Boisjoli, G., Gauthier, M., Larouche, F., Ponceblanc, F., and Roy J-S. “Voyager vert: La nouvelle Révolution Cubaine”, Le Point Biologique. April 2007: 26-34. www.aroy.net/pointbiologique/pointbiologique-v1.pdf

Gauthier M. "NEPTUNE: Dans les Profondeurs du Pacifique", Muv:  25-26. 2007. See PDF link.

Speaking Topics: Inspiring Women in Science, Innovative Education Tools, Journey to Antarctica, Arctic Spell: the Northwest Passage on an Icebreaker, Mapping the North from the Sky, Women/Mom Entrepreneur. 

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