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Ariel Fenster is well known as an exceptional promoter of science with an extensive program, developed over three decades. In that period, he has given well over 800 public presentations in English and in French across North America and Overseas. He appears regularly on TV and radio to discuss health, environmental and technology issues and has presented numerous science segments for children's television. His contributions to teaching, and to the popularization of science, have been recognized by numerous awards. Among them: the McNeil Medal for the Public Awareness of Science from the Royal Society of Canada (1992, inaugural award) and the Michael Smith Award for the Promotion of Science in Canada from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (2005).