Events & Interviews

Selected Interviews & blogs

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Winning the 2015 Science Educator Award from the Society for Neuroscience--DANA Foundation Interview

Victoria Times Colonist story on Science Educator Award

UVIC Ring Science Communicator Award

"Project Superhero" interview

Inventing Iron Man interview on Canada AM

“Parts of ‘Iron Man’ already exist, expert reveals in an exclusive interview: Paul Zehr spoke with R7 on the armored superhero”, with Tiago Alcantara at R7, Brazil

The Fall and Rise of the Dark Knight--Guest Blog at Scientific American

How Real is Batman? CNN Interview

Macleans Magazine--The Science of Superheroes

Interview with Christie Nicholson @ SmartPlanet

Science & Communication Go Hand in Hand with the Martlet

Interview about Cafe Scientifique and communication of science

Popular Mechanics--8 Questions for E. Paul Zehr

What writers read--E. Paul Zehr

Men’s Health—Body by Batman

Men’s Health—the Batman workout

Men’s Fitness—Batman and exercise

Popularization of Science

Scientific American—the Science of Batman

On writing—Sunday Herald

Batman & Concussion at the Science and Entertainment Exchange

Events & Appearances


"INSPIRE--Toronto International Book Fair", Saturday November 14, 2014 with Kris Pearn on the TD Children's Stage

Algoma Fall Festival "A Novel Dinner", Algoma's Water Tower Inn & Suites, October 18, 2014

Algoma Fall Festival "Festival of Learning", October 16 & 17, 2014

Cafe Scientifique "Bigger, Better, Faster, Stronger--Are Stem Cells The Answer?", Hard Rock Cafe, Toronto, Oct 2, 2014

"Is There A Superhero in You?" in the Science in Society Speakers Series, Okanagan Science Centre, Vernon, BC, February 15, 2014



Be Inspired: Science & Superheroes at The Waterfall Building, W 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Tuesday December 3, 2013

Science of Superheroes at the Celebrate Science Conference, University of British Columbia Biodiversity Museum, October 26, 2013

Superhero Science at the Catalyst Conference for BC Science Teachers, HJ Cambie Secondary School, Richmond, BC, October 25, 2013



"Bigger, Faster, Stronger, Stranger: The Science of Hollywood Superheroes", presented by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (Science and Technology Council), Samuel Goldwyn Theater, Beverly Hills, CA, August 15, 2012

"The Superhero in You", TEDx Edmonton "Ideas Worth Spreading", June 9, 2012, Edmonton AB

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2012 TEDx Edmonton

"Batman, Iron Man, and a bit of Biomechanics", public talk at the Canadian Society for Biomechanics, June 8, 2012, Vancouver BC

"Two superheroes walk into a bar and order coffee--engaging the public in science" keynote lecture for general public communications in "How to Talk About Science" at UVIC May 27, 2012.

“Iron Man, Robopocalypse and the Future of Humanity” (with Daniel H. Wilson, author Robopocalypse), Wonder Con 2012

“Everything I Really Need to Know, I Learned from Batman and Bart, Man: Embiggening Brains without Crayon Implants”, Wonder Con 2012

“Batman Vs. Iron Man: Can Biology Best Technology?” at Wonder Con, Anaheim CA, March 16-18, 2012

"Can Batman and Iron Man Teach Neuroscience?" in symposium "Slipping science into the mainstream using pop-culture icons", AAAS Meeting, Vancouver BC, Feb 18, 2012.

Panel "Batman vs. Iron Man: Can a person truly become either one?", New York Comic Con, Oct 15, 2:30-3:30

UVIC Alumni Event "Is there a superhero in you?" October 20th, 5:30-8:30, Strathcona Hotel 

"Inventing Iron Man" Book launch, talk, and signing, October 25, 3:30-5:30, UVIC Library 

Freshminds Symposium, Bob Wright Building, UVIC, November 9, 2:30-3:30 PM