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Nathalie Ouellette

Nathalie Ouellette

Nathalie Ouellette

Professionnal informations

Coordinator, JWST Outreach Scientist
Institute for Research on Exoplanets, Université de Montréal




Region of Nathalie Ouellette
Montréal, QC


  • French
  • English

Activities sectors

  • Astronomy / solar system
  • Astrophysics
  • Equity and diversity in STEM
  • Planetary science

Conferences types

  • Virtual conferences
  • In-person conferences anywhere in the country


B.Sc. Honours Physics, McGill University M.Sc. Physics & Astronomy, Queen's University Ph.D. Physics & Astronomy, Queen's University Science Communication Certificate, Seneca College


Nathalie Ouellette is an astrophysicist, science communicator and lifetime lover of all things space. She obtained her Ph.D. in Physics & Astronomy at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario in 2016. Her research focuses on galaxy formation and evolution, particularly those found in clusters. In addition to being an active researcher, she is a frequent contributor and analyst in Canadian media on everything related to space. She also organises and participates in public outreach events from local to national scales. Nathalie is currently the Coordinator of the Institute for Research on Exoplanets (iREx) at the University of Montréal and is also the Outreach Scientist for the James Webb Space Telescope in Canada collaborating with the Canadian Space Agency.

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