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The Bryan Priestman Memorial Lecture Series were established in 1946 to commemorate Bryan Priestman, a professor of physics at UNB who died in 1945 while attempting to save a boy from drowning in the Saint John River.
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The Bryan Priestman Memorial Lecture Series, held at UNB Fredericton, were established in 1946 to commemorate Bryan Priestman, a professor of physics at UNB who died in 1945 while attempting to save a boy from drowning in the Saint John River.
  
  
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| align="center" | '''<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Title of Lecture(s)</span>'''
 
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| 21 January 1952
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| 21-22 January 1952
22 January 22 January
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Harlow Shapley</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Harlow Shapley</span>
| "The Effect of Science on National Boundaries"
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"The Cosmos" "Advanced Problems in Astronomy"
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"The Effect of Science on National Boundaries"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"The Cosmos"&nbsp;</span><br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Advanced Problems in Astronomy"</span>
  
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">4 March 1953</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">4-6 March 1953</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">5 March </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">6 March</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">James A. Corry</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">James A. Corry</span>
| "Civil Liberties in Trying Times"
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| "Civil Liberties in Trying Times"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Fair Hopes for Democracy"<br/>"The Demands of Democracy</span>
"Fair Hopes for Democracy" "The Demands of Democracy
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">31 March 1954</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">31 March, 1-2 April 1954</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">1 April </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">2 April</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">George Wald</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">George Wald</span>
| "The Origin of Life"
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| "The Origin of Life"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Atoms and Organisms"<br/>"Biochemical Evolution"</span>
"Atoms and Organisms" "Biochemical Evolution"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">2 March 1955</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">2-4 March 1955</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">3 March </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">4 March</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">George Gamow</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">George Gamow</span>
| "Evolution of the Stars"
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| "Evolution of the Stars"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Origin of the Universe"<br/>"Biochemical Evolution"</span>
"Origin of the Universe" "Biochemical Evolution"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">18 April 1956</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">18-20 April 1956</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">19 April </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">20 April</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">J.H. Quastel</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">J.H. Quastel</span>
| "Influence of Biochemistry on Modern Life"
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| "Influence of Biochemistry on Modern Life"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Chemical Activities of the Soil"<br/>"Action of Drugs on Enzyme Systems"</span>
"Chemical Activities of the Soil" "Action of Drugs on Enzyme Systems"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">21 October 1957</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">21-23 October 1957</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">22 October </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">23 October</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Linus Pauling</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Linus Pauling</span>
| "Molecules in Relation to Disease"
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| "Molecules in Relation to Disease"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"The Structure of Proteins"<br/>"Science in the Modern World"</span>
"The Structure of Proteins" "Science in the Modern World"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">18 February 1959</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">18-20 February 1959</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">19 February </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">20 February</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">John Tuzo Wilson</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">John Tuzo Wilson</span>
| "Results of the International Geophysical Year"
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| "Results of the International Geophysical Year"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Mountain Building and Continental Growth"<br/>"Radioactive Methods of Determining the Age of the Earth and Rocks"</span>
"Mountain Building and Continental Growth" "Radioactive Methods of Determining the Age of the Earth and Rocks"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">24 February 1960</span>
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<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">25 February </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">26 February</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Robert Watson-Watt</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Robert Watson-Watt</span>
| "Scientists and Statesmen"
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| "Scientists and Statesmen"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Physics Is Not Enough"<br/>"Radar's Birthday"</span>
"Physics Is Not Enough" "Radar's Birthday"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">11 March 1963</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">11-13 March 1963</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">12 March </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">13 March</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">H.L. Keenleyside</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">H.L. Keenleyside</span>
| "The World Around Us"
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| "The World Around Us"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Race, Colour, and the Commonwealth"<br/>"Democracy and Canada"</span>
"Race, Colour, and the Commonwealth" "Democracy and Canada"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">9 March 1964</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">9-11 March 1964</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">10 March </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">11 March</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="display: block; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 13.3333px; text-align: justify;">Sydney Fox</span>
 
| <span style="display: block; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 13.3333px; text-align: justify;">Sydney Fox</span>
| "Theories of Biochemical Origins"
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| "Theories of Biochemical Origins"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Experimental Geosynthesis and the Origin of Cells"<br/>"Modern Extensions of Evolutionary Theory"</span>
"Experimental Geosynthesis and the Origin of Cells" "Modern Extensions of Evolutionary Theory"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">29 March 1965</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">29-31 March 1965</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">30 March </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">31 March</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Philip Morrison</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Philip Morrison</span>
| "Like a Plain in Bohemia"
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| "Like a Plain in Bohemia"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"The Plurality of Worlds"<br/>"A Discriminating Search"</span>
"The Plurality of Worlds" "A Discriminating Search"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">2 November 1966</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">2-4 November 1966</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">3 November </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">4 November</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Har Gobind Khorana</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Har Gobind Khorana</span>
| "Nucleic Acid Synthesis"
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| "Nucleic Acid Synthesis"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Genetic Code I"<br/>"Genetic Code II"</span>
"Genetic Code I" "Genetic Code II"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">24 March 1969</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">24-26 March 1969</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">25 March</span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">26 March</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">John Wheeler</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">John Wheeler</span>
| "The End of Time"
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| "The End of Time"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"The Strange Nature of Einstein's Space"<br/>"Our Universe: The Known and the Unknown"</span>
"The Strange Nature of Einstein's Space" "Our Universe: The Known and the Unknown"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">20 January 1970</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">20-22 January 1970</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">21 January </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">22 January</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Edward Bullard</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Edward Bullard</span>
| "The Rocks Beneath the Ocean"
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| "The Rocks Beneath the Ocean"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"The Earth's Magnetic Field"<br/>"The New Geology: Ridges, Plates and Trenches"</span>
"The Earth's Magnetic Field" "The New Geology: Ridges, Plates and Trenches"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">2 November 1970</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">2-4 November 1970</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">3 November </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">4 November</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Zdenek Kopal</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Zdenek Kopal</span>
| "Fundamental Properties of the Moon and its Internal Structure"
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| "Fundamental Properties of the Moon and its Internal Structure"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Surface of the Moon and its Composition"<br/>"Age and Evolution of the Moon"</span>
"Surface of the Moon and its Composition" "Age and Evolution of the Moon"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">20 March 1972</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">20-22 March 1972</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">21 March</span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">22 March</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Robert C. Gallo</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Robert C. Gallo</span>
| "Tumor viruses, theories of viral oncogenesis and relevance to man"
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| "Tumor viruses, theories of viral oncogenesis and relevance to man"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Reverse transcriptase: the DNA polymerase of oncogenic RNA viruses"<br/>"The Leukemic Cell"</span>
"Reverse transcriptase: the DNA polymerase of oncogenic RNA viruses" "The Leukemic Cell"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">18 March 1974</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">18-20 March 1974</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">19 March</span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">20 March</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="display: block; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 13.3333px; text-align: justify;">Gerhard Herzberg</span>
 
| <span style="display: block; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 13.3333px; text-align: justify;">Gerhard Herzberg</span>
| "The Space Between the Stars"
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| "The Space Between the Stars"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Spectra of Molecular Ions"<br/>"Experimental Tessets of the Quantium Theory of Molecular Hydrogen"</span>
"Spectra of Molecular Ions" "Experimental Tessets of the Quantium Theory of Molecular Hydrogen"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">29 March 1976</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">29-31 March 1976</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">30 March </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">31 March</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Matthew S. Meselson</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Matthew S. Meselson</span>
| "The Replication and Mutation of DNA - mutation and cancer"
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| "The Replication and Mutation of DNA - mutation and cancer"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Recombination and Rearrangement of Genes"<br/>"The Eukaryotic Gene - Why is it so large?"</span>
"Recombination and Rearrangement of Genes" "The Eukaryotic Gene - Why is it so large?"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">17 October 1977</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">17-19 October 1977</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">18 October </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">19 October</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">William S. Fyfe</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">William S. Fyfe</span>
| "Global Resources: The Evolution of the Earth's Crust"
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| "Global Resources: The Evolution of the Earth's Crust"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Fluid motion, Chemical Transport and Ore Deposits" <br/>"Geosphere Interaction; Global Mixing"</span>
"Fluid motion, Chemical Transport and Ore Deposits" "Geosphere Interaction; Global Mixing"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">1978 - 1979</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">1978 - 1979</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">17 March 1980</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">17-19 March 1980</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">18 March </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">19 March</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">William Nunn Lipscomb</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">William Nunn Lipscomb</span>
| "How do Enzymes Work?"
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| "How do Enzymes Work?"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Regulatory Processes at the Molecular Level in Proteins and Enzymes"<br/>"Boranes and Carboranes"</span>
"Regulatory Processes at the Molecular Level in Proteins and Enzymes" "Boranes and Carboranes"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">19 October 1981</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">19-20 October 1981</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">20 October </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">20 October</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Rosalyn Yalow</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Rosalyn Yalow</span>
| "Radioactivity in the Service of Man"
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| "Radioactivity in the Service of Man"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Radiation: Are There Safe Levels?"<br/>"An Introduction to Radioimmunoassay"</span>
"Radiation: Are There Safe Levels?" "An Introduction to Radioimmunoassay"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">19 September 1983</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">19-21 September 1983</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">20 September </span> 21 September
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Arthur L. Schawlow</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Arthur L. Schawlow</span>
| "Lasers and their Uses"
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| "Lasers and their Uses"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Spectroscopy in a New Light"<br/>"Frontiers in Laser Spectroscopy"</span>
"Spectroscopy in a New Light" "Frontiers in Laser Spectroscopy"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">15 October 1986</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">15-16 October 1986</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">16 October </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">16 October</span>
 
 
 
 
| Ursula Franklin
 
| Ursula Franklin
| "Archaeometry, A New Interdisciplinary Field"
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| "Archaeometry, A New Interdisciplinary Field"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Cooperative Research Among Scientists, Archaeologists and Historians: What Happens in Real Life" "Women's Contributions in Science and Technology"</span>
"Cooperative Research Among Scientists, Archaeologists and Historians: What Happens in Real Life" "Women's Contributions in Science and Technology"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">6 October 1988</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">6-7 October 1988</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">7 October</span>
 
 
 
 
| John Polanyi
 
| John Polanyi
| "Groping Towards Discovery"
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| "Groping Towards Discovery"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"New Directions in Reaction Dynamics"</span>
"New Directions in Reaction Dynamics"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">7 February 1990</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">7-9 February 1990</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">8 February </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">9 February</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">F. Kenneth Hare</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">F. Kenneth Hare</span>
| "Nature Under Attack: Learning How To Survive"
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| "Nature Under Attack: Learning How To Survive"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"The Preservation of Nature: The Role of the Changing Climate"<br/>"Energy Options: Public Safety and Environmental Changes"</span>
"The Preservation of Nature: The Role of the Changing Climate" "Energy Options: Public Safety and Environmental Changes"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">17 October 1990</span>
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<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">18 October </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">19 October</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Ronald L. Graham</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Ronald L. Graham</span>
| "Computers and Mathematics: Coping with Finiteness"
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| "Computers and Mathematics: Coping with Finiteness"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"The Shortest Network Problem" "Quasi-random Graphs"</span>
"The Shortest Network Problem" "Quasi-random Graphs"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">16 October 1991</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">16-18 October 1991</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">17 October </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">18 October</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">John Maynard Smith</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">John Maynard Smith</span>
| "The Evolution of Sex"
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| "The Evolution of Sex"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"The Major Transitions in Evolutions"<br/>"The Evolution of Bacteria: Does Sex Matter?"</span>
"The Major Transitions in Evolutions" "The Evolution of Bacteria: Does Sex Matter?"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">8 October 1992</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">8-9 October 1992</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">9 October</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Roger Penrose</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Roger Penrose</span>
| "Computability and the Mind"
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| "Computability and the Mind"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Magic Dodecahedra and the Mystery of Quantum Entanglement"</span>
"Magic Dodecahedra and the Mystery of Quantum Entanglement"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">14 April 1994</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">14-15 April 1994</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">15 April</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Rudolph Marcus</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Rudolph Marcus</span>
| "Life in Science: Interaction of Theory and Experiment"
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| "Life in Science: Interaction of Theory and Experiment"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Electron Transfer Reactions in Chemistry and Biology"</span>
"Electron Transfer Reactions in Chemistry and Biology"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">14 November 1994</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">14-15 November 1994</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">15 November</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Eugene Shoemaker</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Eugene Shoemaker</span>
| "Large-body Impacts Are a Cause for Mass Extinctions"
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| "Large-body Impacts Are a Cause for Mass Extinctions"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"The Crash of Periodic Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 on Jupiter"</span>
"The Crash of Periodic Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 on Jupiter"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">30 October 1995</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">30-31 October 1995</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">31 October</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">John H. Conway</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">John H. Conway</span>
| "Calendar Calisthenics"
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| "Calendar Calisthenics"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"The Symmetries of Things"</span>
"The Symmetries of Things"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">17 October 1997</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">17-18 October 1998</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">18 October</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Michael Smith</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Michael Smith</span>
| "Chemistry and Genetics"
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| "Chemistry and Genetics"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"The First Stages of DNA Sequencing in the Human Genome Project"</span>
"The First Stages of DNA Sequencing in the Human Genome Project"
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">20 May 1999</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">20-21 May 1999</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">21 May</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Harrison Hagan Schmitt</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Harrison Hagan Schmitt</span>
| "Back to the Moon and Beyond"
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| "Back to the Moon and Beyond"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">Untitled technical lecture</span>
Untitled technical lecture
 
 
 
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">13 September 2006</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">13-15 September 2006</span>
<span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">14 September </span> <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">15 September</span>
 
 
 
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Harold Kroto</span>
 
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Harold Kroto</span>
| "Science, Society and Sustainability"
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| "Science, Society and Sustainability"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Enlightenment Under Threat - Can it Be Saved by the Internet?"<br/>"Architecture in NanoSpace"</span>
"Enlightenment Under Threat - Can it Be Saved by the Internet?" "Architecture in NanoSpace"
 
 
 
 
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The Bryan Priestman Memorial Lecture Series, held at UNB Fredericton, were established in 1946 to commemorate Bryan Priestman, a professor of physics at UNB who died in 1945 while attempting to save a boy from drowning in the Saint John River.


Date Name of Lecturer Title of Lecture(s)
21-22 January 1952 Harlow Shapley

"The Effect of Science on National Boundaries"
"The Cosmos" 
"Advanced Problems in Astronomy"

4-6 March 1953 James A. Corry "Civil Liberties in Trying Times"
"Fair Hopes for Democracy"
"The Demands of Democracy
31 March, 1-2 April 1954 George Wald "The Origin of Life"
"Atoms and Organisms"
"Biochemical Evolution"
2-4 March 1955 George Gamow "Evolution of the Stars"
"Origin of the Universe"
"Biochemical Evolution"
18-20 April 1956 J.H. Quastel "Influence of Biochemistry on Modern Life"
"Chemical Activities of the Soil"
"Action of Drugs on Enzyme Systems"
21-23 October 1957 Linus Pauling "Molecules in Relation to Disease"
"The Structure of Proteins"
"Science in the Modern World"
18-20 February 1959 John Tuzo Wilson "Results of the International Geophysical Year"
"Mountain Building and Continental Growth"
"Radioactive Methods of Determining the Age of the Earth and Rocks"
24-26 February 1960 Robert Watson-Watt "Scientists and Statesmen"
"Physics Is Not Enough"
"Radar's Birthday"
11-13 March 1963 H.L. Keenleyside "The World Around Us"
"Race, Colour, and the Commonwealth"
"Democracy and Canada"
9-11 March 1964 Sydney Fox "Theories of Biochemical Origins"
"Experimental Geosynthesis and the Origin of Cells"
"Modern Extensions of Evolutionary Theory"
29-31 March 1965 Philip Morrison "Like a Plain in Bohemia"
"The Plurality of Worlds"
"A Discriminating Search"
2-4 November 1966 Har Gobind Khorana "Nucleic Acid Synthesis"
"Genetic Code I"
"Genetic Code II"
24-26 March 1969 John Wheeler "The End of Time"
"The Strange Nature of Einstein's Space"
"Our Universe: The Known and the Unknown"
20-22 January 1970 Edward Bullard "The Rocks Beneath the Ocean"
"The Earth's Magnetic Field"
"The New Geology: Ridges, Plates and Trenches"
2-4 November 1970 Zdenek Kopal "Fundamental Properties of the Moon and its Internal Structure"
"Surface of the Moon and its Composition"
"Age and Evolution of the Moon"
20-22 March 1972 Robert C. Gallo "Tumor viruses, theories of viral oncogenesis and relevance to man"
"Reverse transcriptase: the DNA polymerase of oncogenic RNA viruses"
"The Leukemic Cell"
18-20 March 1974 Gerhard Herzberg "The Space Between the Stars"
"Spectra of Molecular Ions"
"Experimental Tessets of the Quantium Theory of Molecular Hydrogen"
29-31 March 1976 Matthew S. Meselson "The Replication and Mutation of DNA - mutation and cancer"
"Recombination and Rearrangement of Genes"
"The Eukaryotic Gene - Why is it so large?"
17-19 October 1977 William S. Fyfe "Global Resources: The Evolution of the Earth's Crust"
"Fluid motion, Chemical Transport and Ore Deposits"
"Geosphere Interaction; Global Mixing"
1978 - 1979 None
17-19 March 1980 William Nunn Lipscomb "How do Enzymes Work?"
"Regulatory Processes at the Molecular Level in Proteins and Enzymes"
"Boranes and Carboranes"
19-20 October 1981 Rosalyn Yalow "Radioactivity in the Service of Man"
"Radiation: Are There Safe Levels?"
"An Introduction to Radioimmunoassay"
19-21 September 1983 Arthur L. Schawlow "Lasers and their Uses"
"Spectroscopy in a New Light"
"Frontiers in Laser Spectroscopy"
15-16 October 1986 Ursula Franklin "Archaeometry, A New Interdisciplinary Field"
"Cooperative Research Among Scientists, Archaeologists and Historians: What Happens in Real Life" "Women's Contributions in Science and Technology"
6-7 October 1988 John Polanyi "Groping Towards Discovery"
"New Directions in Reaction Dynamics"
7-9 February 1990 F. Kenneth Hare "Nature Under Attack: Learning How To Survive"
"The Preservation of Nature: The Role of the Changing Climate"
"Energy Options: Public Safety and Environmental Changes"
17-19 October 1990 Ronald L. Graham "Computers and Mathematics: Coping with Finiteness"
"The Shortest Network Problem" "Quasi-random Graphs"
16-18 October 1991 John Maynard Smith "The Evolution of Sex"
"The Major Transitions in Evolutions"
"The Evolution of Bacteria: Does Sex Matter?"
8-9 October 1992 Roger Penrose "Computability and the Mind"
"Magic Dodecahedra and the Mystery of Quantum Entanglement"
14-15 April 1994 Rudolph Marcus "Life in Science: Interaction of Theory and Experiment"
"Electron Transfer Reactions in Chemistry and Biology"
14-15 November 1994 Eugene Shoemaker "Large-body Impacts Are a Cause for Mass Extinctions"
"The Crash of Periodic Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 on Jupiter"
30-31 October 1995 John H. Conway "Calendar Calisthenics"
"The Symmetries of Things"
17-18 October 1998 Michael Smith "Chemistry and Genetics"
"The First Stages of DNA Sequencing in the Human Genome Project"
20-21 May 1999 Harrison Hagan Schmitt "Back to the Moon and Beyond"
Untitled technical lecture
13-15 September 2006 Harold Kroto "Science, Society and Sustainability"
"Enlightenment Under Threat - Can it Be Saved by the Internet?"
"Architecture in NanoSpace"
18 September 2012 Christopher J. Wild "It's a Great Story, but is it True?"


Source(s):

  • UA Case 208.
  • UNB Scrapbook (UA RG 100), 1 January - 31 March 1969.
  • UNB Scrapbook (UA RG 100), 1 March - 30 April 1974.


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