Shawn Fitzmaurice

Host and Producer of SciWorks Radio

Shawn Fitzmaurice works at SciWorks with a primary role as the Planetarium Technician. He holds a B.S. in Geology from Guilford College  and is an official GIT (Geologist in Training).

Shawn is originally from Massachusetts where he worked at the Museum of Science in Boston. After a twenty-two year career, he and his family relocated to North Carolina for a change in scenery and to further his education.

Shawn’s experience with radio dates back to 2006. Since then he has been hosting a specialized college radio show focusing on Independent music from Ireland. The show continues to operate out of WQFS, Guilford College radio in Greensboro.

SciWorks Radio is presented by SciWorks, the Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County, located in Winston-Salem. The goal of this program is to encourage and extend scientific understanding and literacy within the community.

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SciWorks Radio
1:29 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Be A Citizen Scientist

Credit Jackie Karsten, National Geographic

SciWorks Radio is a production of 88.5 WFDD and SciWorks, the Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County, located in Winston-Salem.

Many of us don’t have a Masters in chemistry or a doctorate in physics. We don’t even have an archeological dig on our property, though my garage floor comes close. If you’re listening to this program, you probably do have an interest in science. 

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SciWorks Radio
8:05 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

Biomimicry . . . Nature May Already Have The Solution . . .

A rough prototype of the watch.
Credit Wake Forest University/Ken Bennett

SciWorks Radio is a production of 88.5 WFDD and SciWorks, the Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County, located in Winston-Salem.

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SciWorks Radio
4:48 pm
Fri February 13, 2015

Vapor Intrusion: Risks and Mitigation

Credit Horia Varian via Flickr

SciWorks Radio is a production of 88.5 WFDD and SciWorks, the Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County, located in Winston-Salem. 

Recently it has come to the public’s attention that two Winston-Salem middle schools are situated within range of a toxic groundwater waste plume. The concern is not the water itself, but the chemical entering the buildings in the form of gas. This is called vapor intrusion. 

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SciWorks Radio
1:37 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

An Innovative Way to Save Lives

SciWorks Radio is a production of 88.5 WFDD and SciWorks, the Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County, located in Winston-Salem. 

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SciWorks Radio
1:45 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Science Sometimes Disproves Common Knowledge . . .

SciWorks Radio is a production of 88.5 WFDD and SciWorks, the Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County, located in Winston-Salem.  

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