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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.
 
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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| 21-22 January 1952
 
| 21-22 January 1952
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Harlow Shapley</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">Harlow Shapley</span>
 
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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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"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;">4-6 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;">James A. Corry</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">James A. Corry</span>
| "Civil Liberties in Trying Times"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Fair Hopes for Democracy"<br/>"The Demands of Democracy</span>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">31 March, 1-2 April 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;">George Wald</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">George Wald</span>
| "The Origin of Life"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Atoms and Organisms"<br/>"Biochemical Evolution"</span>
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| "The Origin of Life"<br/> <span style="line-height: 1.6">"Atoms and Organisms"<br/> "Biochemical Evolution"</span>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">2-4 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;">George Gamow</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">George Gamow</span>
| "Evolution of the Stars"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Origin of the Universe"<br/>"Biochemical Evolution"</span>
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| "Evolution of the Stars"<br/> <span style="line-height: 1.6">"Origin of the Universe"<br/> "Biochemical Evolution"</span>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">18-20 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;">J.H. Quastel</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">J.H. Quastel</span>
| "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>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">21-23 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;">Linus Pauling</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">Linus Pauling</span>
| "Molecules in Relation to Disease"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"The Structure of Proteins"<br/>"Science in the Modern World"</span>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">18-20 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;">John Tuzo Wilson</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">John Tuzo Wilson</span>
| "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>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">24-26 February 1960</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">24-26 February 1960</span>
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Robert Watson-Watt</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">Robert Watson-Watt</span>
| "Scientists and Statesmen"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Physics Is Not Enough"<br/>"Radar's Birthday"</span>
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| "Scientists and Statesmen"<br/> <span style="line-height: 1.6">"Physics Is Not Enough"<br/> "Radar's Birthday"</span>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">11-13 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;">H.L. Keenleyside</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">H.L. Keenleyside</span>
| "The World Around Us"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Race, Colour, and the Commonwealth"<br/>"Democracy and Canada"</span>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">9-11 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="display: block; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 13.3333px; text-align: justify;">Sydney Fox</span>
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| <span style="display: block; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 13.3333px; text-align: justify">Sydney Fox</span>
| "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>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">29-31 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;">Philip Morrison</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">Philip Morrison</span>
| "Like a Plain in Bohemia"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"The Plurality of Worlds"<br/>"A Discriminating Search"</span>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">2-4 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;">Har Gobind Khorana</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">Har Gobind Khorana</span>
| "Nucleic Acid Synthesis"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Genetic Code I"<br/>"Genetic Code II"</span>
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| "Nucleic Acid Synthesis"<br/> <span style="line-height: 1.6">"Genetic Code I"<br/> "Genetic Code II"</span>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">24-26 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;">John Wheeler</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">John Wheeler</span>
| "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>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">20-22 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;">Edward Bullard</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">Edward Bullard</span>
| "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>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">2-4 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;">Zdenek Kopal</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">Zdenek Kopal</span>
| "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>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">20-22 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;">Robert C. Gallo</span>
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| <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"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Reverse transcriptase: the DNA polymerase of oncogenic RNA viruses"<br/>"The Leukemic Cell"</span>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">18-20 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="display: block; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 13.3333px; text-align: justify;">Gerhard Herzberg</span>
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| <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"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Spectra of Molecular Ions"<br/>"Experimental Tessets of the Quantium Theory of Molecular Hydrogen"</span>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">29-31 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;">Matthew S. Meselson</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">Matthew S. Meselson</span>
| "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>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">17-19 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;">William S. Fyfe</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">William S. Fyfe</span>
| "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>
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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>
 
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| <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">1978 - 1979</span>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">17-19 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;">William Nunn Lipscomb</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">William Nunn Lipscomb</span>
| "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>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">19-20 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;">Rosalyn Yalow</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">Rosalyn Yalow</span>
| "Radioactivity in the Service of Man"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Radiation: Are There Safe Levels?"<br/>"An Introduction to Radioimmunoassay"</span>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">19-21 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;">Arthur L. Schawlow</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">Arthur L. Schawlow</span>
| "Lasers and their Uses"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Spectroscopy in a New Light"<br/>"Frontiers in Laser Spectroscopy"</span>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">15-16 October 1986</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">15-16 October 1986</span>
 
| Ursula Franklin
 
| Ursula Franklin
| "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>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">6-7 October 1988</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">6-7 October 1988</span>
 
| John Polanyi
 
| John Polanyi
| "Groping Towards Discovery"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"New Directions in Reaction Dynamics"</span>
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| "Groping Towards Discovery"<br/> <span style="line-height: 1.6">"New Directions in Reaction Dynamics"</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;  font-size: 10pt">7-9 February 1990</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;  font-size: 10pt">F. Kenneth Hare</span>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">7-9 February 1990</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">17-19 October 1990</span>
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">F. Kenneth Hare</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">Ronald L. Graham</span>
| "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>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">17-19 October 1990</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;">Ronald L. Graham</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">John Maynard Smith</span>
| "Computers and Mathematics: Coping with Finiteness"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"The Shortest Network Problem" "Quasi-random Graphs"</span>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">16-18 October 1991</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;">John Maynard Smith</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">Roger Penrose</span>
| "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>
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| "Computability and the Mind"<br/> <span style="line-height: 1.6">"Magic Dodecahedra and the Mystery of Quantum Entanglement"</span>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">8-9 October 1992</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;">Roger Penrose</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">Rudolph Marcus</span>
| "Computability and the Mind"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Magic Dodecahedra and the Mystery of Quantum Entanglement"</span>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">14-15 April 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;">Rudolph Marcus</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">Eugene Shoemaker</span>
| "Life in Science: Interaction of Theory and Experiment"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"Electron Transfer Reactions in Chemistry and Biology"</span>
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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>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">14-15 November 1994</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;">Eugene Shoemaker</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">John H. Conway</span>
| "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>
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| "Calendar Calisthenics"<br/> <span style="line-height: 1.6">"The Symmetries of Things"</span>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">30-31 October 1995</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;">John H. Conway</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">Michael Smith</span>
| "Calendar Calisthenics"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"The Symmetries of Things"</span>
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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>
 
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|-
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">17-18 October 1998</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;">Michael Smith</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">Harrison Hagan Schmitt</span>
| "Chemistry and Genetics"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">"The First Stages of DNA Sequencing in the Human Genome Project"</span>
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| "Back to the Moon and Beyond"<br/> <span style="line-height: 1.6">Untitled technical lecture</span>
 
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">20-21 May 1999</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;">Harrison Hagan Schmitt</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">Harold Kroto</span>
| "Back to the Moon and Beyond"<br/><span style="line-height: 1.6;">Untitled technical lecture</span>
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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>
 
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|-
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">13-15 September 2006</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">18 September 2012</span>
| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Harold Kroto</span>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">Christopher J. Wild</span>
| "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>
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt">"It's a Great Story, but is it True?"</span>
 
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|-
| 18 September 2012
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;  font-size: 10pt">3-4 October 2019</span>
| Christopher J. Wild
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;  font-size: 10pt">Arthur McDonald</span>
| "It's a Great Story, but is it True?"
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| <span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;  font-size: 10pt">"Understanding the Universe from Deep Underground"<br/> "From the Tiniest Particles to the Farthest Reaches of The Universe"</span>
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|-
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| 30 January 2020
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| Donna Strickland
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| "Generating High-Intensity, Ultrashort Optical Pulses"
 
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<br/>'''Source(s):'''
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<br/> '''Source(s):'''
  
*UA Case 208.
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*UA Case 208.  
*UNB Scrapbook (UA RG 100), 1 January - 31 March 1969.
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*UNB Scrapbook (UA RG 100), 1 January - 31 March 1969.  
*UNB Scrapbook (UA RG 100), 1 March - 30 April 1974.
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*UNB Scrapbook (UA RG 100), 1 March - 30 April 1974.  
  
 
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[[Category:Lecture Series|Lecture_Series]]
 
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Latest revision as of 09:27, 31 January 2020

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?"
3-4 October 2019 Arthur McDonald "Understanding the Universe from Deep Underground"
"From the Tiniest Particles to the Farthest Reaches of The Universe"
30 January 2020 Donna Strickland "Generating High-Intensity, Ultrashort Optical Pulses"


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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