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Events are listed in reverse chronological order within each year.

Lecture Series and Events


Science Teacher of the Year and Toronto Science Fair Student Book Awards (Archive)

2006 Chapter Award

2016 - 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017, 4:30pm
Ken Grisé, PhD candidate
Department of Medical Genetics
University of Toronto
In the Line of Sight: Stimulating Stem Cells in the Eye to Regenerate the Retina and Improve Vision

Thursday, February 9, 2017, 4:30pm
Angela Zhou, PhD candidate
Department of Immunology
University of Toronto
Take Your Best Shot: Improving Local Immune Defences Against Influenza in the Lung

Thursday, January 19, 2017, 4:30pm
Samantha Yammine, PhD candidate
Department of Medical Genetics and Microbiology
University of Toronto
Building and Rebuilding Brains

Thursday, December 8, 2016, 4:30pm
Catherine Scott PhD candidate
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Toronto, Scarborough
Untangling the Web-Based Communication System of Black Widow Spiders

Thursday, November 17, 2016, 4:30pm
Mukul Tewary, PhD candidate
Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
University of Toronto
An in vitro Platform to Study a Critical Stage in the Initiation of Human Embryonic Development

2015 - 2016

Thursday, April 14, 2016, 4:30pm
Marija Cemma, PhD candidate
Dr. John Brumell's Laboratory, Hospital for Sick Children
Mitochondria On the Menu

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 4:30pm
Mathieu Quesnel-Vallieres
PhD candidate, Department of Molecular Genetics
University of Toronto
Autism Spectrum Disorders and the Molecular Roots of Brain Function

Thursday, February 11, 2016, 4:30pm
Professor Madhur Anand
University Research Chair in Sustainability Science
School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph
A New Index for Predicting Catastrophes: The Science and the Poetry

Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 4:30pm
Prof. Lee Dugatkin
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Louisville
Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose: When Natural History and History Collide

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto

Monday, January 25, 2016, 4:00pm
Prof. Lee Dugatkin
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Louisville
The Evolution of Goodness

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Psychology, University of Toronto

Thursday, December 3, 2015, 4:30pm
Masood Samim, PhD
Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network
The Case for Fundamental Science: How Einstein's Relativity and Quantum Physics Tools Can Help in Cancer Diagnoses and Other Biomedical Applications

Thursday, November 19, 2015, 4:30pm
Dan Weaver, PhD candidate
Department of Physics and the School of the Environment, University of Toronto
The Canadian High Arctic: A Unique Window into Climate, Ozone, and Global Air Quality

Thursday, October 15, 2015, 4:30pm
Sophie St-Cyr, PhD candidate
Department of Cell and Systems Biology, University of Toronto, Scarborough
It Is All the Mother's Fault: How Prenatal Stress Shapes the Offspring Up To Adulthood

Thursday, September 17, 2015, 4:30pm
Naomi Zimmerman, PhD candidate|
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Toronto
Vehicle Emissions Policy: Are We Chasing Our Own Tailpipes?

2014 - 2015

AGM Lecture
Senior Combination Room, Trinity College
6 Hoskin Avenue
University of Toronto


Due to a sudden urgent family matter, Barry Wellman had to unfortunately cancel his AGM lecture. The AGM meeting and luncheon will still be held.

Thursday, April 16, 2015, 1:00pm
Barry Wellman
Professor, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto
Networked: The New Social Operating System

Thursday, March 19, 2015, 4:30pm
Costin Antonescu
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biology, Ryerson University
Interior Design of the Cell Surface

Thursday, February 19, 2015, 4:30pm
Kimberley Gilbride
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biology, Ryerson University
Water—Is it Safe to Drink?

Thursday, January 22, 2015, 4:30pm
Chris MacDonald
Associate Professor, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University
Ethics of Innovation: 3D Printing and Other 21st Century Manufacturing Technologies

Thursday, October 16, 2014, 4:30pm
Eyal de Lara
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto
Cloud Computing

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 4:30pm
Ed Barbeau
Professor Emeritus, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
Many Mansions: The Relevance of Mathematics Education

2013 - 2014

Thursday, April 17, 2014, 1:00pm

Annual General Meeting Lecture
(Trinity College, Combination Room)

Laura Hoch and Melanie Mastronardi (Ph.D. candidate students),
Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto
The Green Chemistry Initiative at The University of Toronto: A student-lead effort aimed at making chemical research safer, more efficient, and environmentally benign

Thursday, February 27, 2014, 4:30pm

Dr. Charles E. Chaffey, Professor Emeritus, Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto
Brother Marie-Victorin: Pioneer of French-Canadian Science

Thursday, November 21, 2013, 4:30pm
Prof. Slavek Rucinski, Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Toronto
Planets, planets, everywhere!

Thursday, October 17, 2013, 4:30pm
Prof. Ulrich Krull
Terrence Donnelly Health Sciences, University of Toronto at Mississauga
The Path to Justice: New Analytical Methods in the Forensic Laboratory

Thursday, September 19, 2013, 4:30pm
Prof. Tracy Rogers
Terrence Donnelly Health Sciences, University of Toronto at Mississauga
Science in Service to the Law: The Real CSI

2012 - 2013

Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 1:00pm
Annual General Meeting Lecture
Trinity College, Combination Room

AGM Lecture
Dr. Effiette Sauer, Lecturer, University of Toronto Scarborough
Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences
Alternative approaches to building research experience into the undergraduate chemistry curriculum

2011 - 2012

Monday, March 19, 2012, 4:30pm
Frank Gu
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo
Improving the Uniformity and Monodispersity of Polymer Nanoparticles For Targeted Cancer Therapy

Thursday, February 16, 2012, 4:30pm
Dr. Helene Wagner
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology,
University of Toronto
Conservation in Human-Altered Landscapes

Thursday, November 24, 2011, 5:00pm
Prof. Dr. Andrew P. Dicks
Senior Lecturer, Chemistry Department, University of Toronto
What Does It Mean To Be Chemically Green?

Thursday, January 26, 2012, 5:00pm
Darren Anderson, PhD
Chief Technology Officer, Vive Nano, Inc.
Scientific Entreprenership: Tales from the Trenches

2010 - 2011

Friday, April 15, 2011
Annual General Meeting Lecture
Trinity College, Combination Room

AGM Lecture
Konstantinos N. (Kostas) Plataniotis
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.Director, Knowledge Media Design Institute, University of Toronto
Privacy Challenges and Solutions In Surveillance and Biometrics

Thursday, February 24, 2011
Prof. Brock Fenton
Dept. of Biology, University of Western Ontario
Publish or perish? An insider's view on scientific publishing

Lela Fernandez
Physical Sciences Librarian, Steacie Science and Engineering Library, York University
The Evolution of Scientific Publishing

Thursday, January 27, 2011
Prof. Peter Marbach
Dept. of Computer Science, University of Toronto
Understanding (Online) Social Networks

Thursday, November 25, 2010
Dr. Burton K. Lim
Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
Adaptive Radiations in the Evolution of Bats

Thursday, October 28, 2010
Prof. Arthur Weis
Director, Koffler Scientific Reserve at Joker's Hill, University of Toronto
Can Plants Adapt to Climate Change?

Thursday, September 30, 2010
Prof. Heather MacLean,
Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto
What Role Could/Should Bioenergy Play in Our Energy Supply?

2009 - 2010

Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Peter Victor
Professor, Environmental Studies, York University
Managing Without Growth. Slower by Design, Not Disaster

Thursday, March 25, 2010
David C. Evans
Professor, Associate Curator of Vertebrate Palaeontology Department of Natural History (Palaeobiology) Royal Ontario Museum
New Insights Into the Paleobiology of Crested Duck-billed Dinosaurs

Thursday, February 25, 2010
Steven G. Newmaster
Professor, Botany Division, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph
Ethnobotany Genomics--Discovery and Innovation in a New Era of Exploratory Research

Thursday, January 28, 2010
Norman Yan
Professor, Department of Biology, York University
The Emerging Threat of Environmental Ca Decline

Thursday, November 26, 2009
Murray Krahn MD MSc FRCP
Professor, Department of Medicine and Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, F. Norman Hughes Chair in Pharmacoeconomics, Director, THETA (Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment Collaborative)
Three Scientific Paradigms in Health Technology Assessment

Thursday, September 24, 2009
Lila Kari
Professor, Canada Research Chair in Biocomputing
Department of Computer Science, University of Western Ontario
How to Compute With DNA

Thursday, October 29, 2009
Gregory Scholes
Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto
Feynman's Space-time Quantum Mechanics in Photosynthesis

2008 - 2009

May 28, 2009

Guelph University Science Olympics 2009

The University of Guelph Science Olympics was held on May 28, 2009.

Winners of the event can be found here [PDF]. Sigma Xi University of Toronto Chapter president, Dr. Madhur Anand (centre), represented Teacher Event Competition awards at the Science Olympics (see below)

guelph university science olympics 2009

A photo gallery of the event is available here...

General information about the event can be found on the event website. Next year's Science Olympics will be held on Thursday, May 13, 2010.

April 16, 2009
Dr. David A. Wolfe
Co-Director, Program on Globalization and Regional Innovation Systems, Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto
AGM-Science in the News Lecture: Science, Technology, and Innovation in the 21st Century

March 26, 2009
Dr. Jonathan Newman
Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph
Some Difficulties in Predicting the Biological Impacts of Climate Change

March 19, 2009
Prof. Hugh R. Wilson
Centre for Vision Research, York University
Watching Brains Think: Brain Imaging, Face Recognition & Deception

February 26, 2009
Prof. Marshall Chasin
Department of Linguistics, University of Toronto
Why Modern Hearing Aids Cannot Handle Loud Music

January 29, 2009
Prof. Amanda Peet
Department of Physics, University of Toronto
LHC: Why We Built it and What We Hope to Find

November 27, 2008
Prof. Ernesto Guzman
Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph
Honey Bee Colony Collapse Disorder in Canada

October 30, 2008
Prof. Malcolm Campbell
Department of Cell & Systems Biology, University of Toronto
Molecular Regulation of Plant "Behaviour"

2007 - 2008

April 15, 2008
Peter Calamai
Toronto Star
Science in the News AGM Lecture: What Makes Science News?
This lecture has been postponed until the 2008-2009 season.

March 26, 2008
Dr. Chris Bauch
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Guelph
Applications of Game Theory to Vaccination Policy: A Tragedy of the Commons

Thursday, February 28, 2008
Wed. March 5, 2008
Host: Andre Siegel
A Tour of the MaRS Centre and Transplant Research Labs

January 31, 2008
Dr. Paul Hebert
Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph
Towards a Barcoded World

November 22, 2007
Dr. John Andraos
Department of Chemistry, York University
The "Algebra" of Organic Synthesis: Green Chemistry and Synthesis Optimization

October 30, 2007
Dr. Jon Kleinberg
Department of Computer Science, Cornell University
The Geography of Social and Information Networks

September 27, 2007
Prof. David Begun
Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto
Hominid Evolution

2006 - 2007

April 20, 2007
Dr. Susan E. Tamblyn
Public Health Consultant, Stratford, Ontario
AGM and Science in the News Lecture: Influenza and Pandemics - Making Inroads on a Complex Landscape

March 14, 2007
Prof. Walter Whiteley
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, York University
Learning to See Like a Mathematician

January 25, 2007
Dr. Adolfo Cotter
Sunnybrook & Women's College Health Sciences Centre
High Technology Can Help Diagnose a Devastating Disease: Alzheimer's

December 1, 2006
Prof. Andre Desrochers
Universite Laval
Behavioural Ecology of Birds and Habitat Fragmentation

November 2, 2006
Burton G. Bennett
Chairman, Chernobyl Forum
The Chernobyl Accident 20 Years Afterwards -- Update of Health and Environmental Impacts

October 5, 2006
Prof. Madhur Anand
Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph
From Local Causes to Global Effects: Complex Systems Ecology

September 21, 2006
Prof. Walter Whiteley
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, York University
Henri van Bemmel
Marc Garneau Collegiate
David Ruggiero
3rd year engineering student, University of Toronto
The New High School Math: Does It Add Up?

2005 - 2006

April 20, 2006
Prof. M.K. Tony Szeto
Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering (ESSE) at York University
AGM and Science in the News Lecture: Tsunami!

March 23, 2006
Prof. Nick Eyles
Department of Geology, Scarborough College, University of Toronto
Monumental Science: Geology and Society in Ancient Egypt

February 23, 2006
Prof. Tom T. Tidwell
Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto
History of Physical Organic Chemistry in Canada: An Alternative View

February 3, 2006
Ontario Science Centre
Body Worlds 2 and The Human Body (IMAX film)

January 19, 2006
Prof. David Wheeler
Director, York Institute for Research and Innovation in Sustainability
Director, Erivan K Haub Program in Business and Sustainability
Schulich Business School, York University
Institute for Research and Innovation in Sustainability (IRIS) at York University

November 24, 2005
Prof. Steve Scott
Department of Geology, University of Toronto
Deep Ocean Ores and Extreme Life

October 11, 2005
Dr. Timothy B. Johnson
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Lake Erie Fisheries Station, Wheatley, Ontario
Round Gobies : Re-engineering the Great Lakes Aquatic Ecosystems

September 14, 2005
Prof. Herbert R.J. Grosch
Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Toronto
First Steps to Space

2004 - 2005

April 14, 2005
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Associate Medical Officer of Health, Communicable Disease Control, Toronto Public Health
Dr. Neil Rau
Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control Services, Halton Healthcare Services, Oakville, ON
AGM and Science in the News Lecture: West-Nile Virus: here for how long?

March 24, 2005
Prof. Alagan Anpalagan
Department of Electrical Engineering and WINCORE Lab, Ryerson
Radio Resource Management in 3G+ Wireless Systems

February 3, 2005
Prof. Michael K.W. Siu
Department of Chemistry and Centre for Research in Mass Spectrometry
York University
Proteins and Protein Weighing: The Discovery, Identification and Verification of Endometrial Cancer Markers

October 28, 2004
Charting a Career in Science in Canada Symposium

Panel Speakers:

  • Dr. Mark Engstrom, Royal Ontario Museum, Vice President, Collections and Research
  • Prof. Mary Pugh, Dept. Mathematics, University of Toronto
  • Prof. Molly Shoichet, Dept. Chemical Engineering, University of Toronto
  • Prof. Pekka Sinervo, Dept. Physics and Dean of Arts & Science, University of Toronto
  • Prof. Gosha Zywno, Dept. Electrical Engineering, Ryerson University

2003 - 2004

April 15, 2004
Year-end AGM followed by:
Dr. Catherine Bergeron, M.D., F.R.C.P.Associate Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology
Neuropathologist, Toronto Western and Princess Margaret Hospitals
The Many Faces of Prion Disease

March 19, 2004
Prof. Milford Wolpoff
Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan
Is there a Neandertal in Your Closet?

January 22, 2004
Dr. John Andraos
Lecturer and Research Fellow
Department of Chemistry, York University
Connections in Science: Implications on Idea Generation and Career Development

November 15, 2003
Caroline Davey
Clinical Educator, Radiation Medicine Program
Lecturer, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto
Tour: Radiation Therapy Department: Princess Margaret Hospital Tour

2002 - 2003

April 15, 2003
Year-end Address and AGM
followed by
Mr. John Cook
President & Chief Operating Officer, MaRS Discovery District
Helping Great Science Become Great Business

March 20, 2003
Prof. Ann P. Zimmerman
Department of Zoology, University of Toronto and Director, Division of the Environment, University of Toronto
Aspects of Water Pollution

November 19, 2002
Dr. David Pengelly
Associate Professor, University of Toronto and Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, McMaster University
The Air Pollution Epidemic

2001 - 2002

April 16, 2002
Year-end Address and AGM
followed by
Prof. Adel Sedra
Vice-President and Provost, University of Toronto
Challenges and Opportunities Facing Canada's Research Universities

February 27, 2002
Prof. Nancy G. Dengler
Department of Botany, University of Toronto
Bruce Hall
Chief Horticulturist, Department of Botany, University of Toronto.
Laboratory Tour: Plant Growth Facilities: Old and New
Tour of Botanical Glasshouses (corner of College Street and Queen's Park):

November 20, 2001
Prof. Michael Sefton
Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto
Integrating Biology and Engineering: from DNA Chips to Regenerative Medicine

November 14, 2001
Dr. Gerald Lynch
Photonics Research Ontario Laboratory Tour

October 17, 2001
Prof. Nick Eyles
Department of Geology, University of Toronto
Urban Development and Environmental Impacts in Ontario: An Overview

2000 - 2001

April 18, 2001
Year-end Address and AGM
followed by
Dr. Robert Birgeneau
President, University of Toronto
High Temperature Superconductivity: Past, Present, and Future

March 21, 2001
Dr. Geoff Harris
Department of Chemistry, York University
The Top and the Bottom of Atmospheric N2O And Why It's No Laughing Matter

November 7, 2000
David Hulchanski, PhD, MCIP
Director, Centre for Urban and Community Studies, and
Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto
Homelessness in Toronto: Past, Present, and Future

October 10, 2000
Dr. Ross Gray
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto
Co-Director, Psychosocial & Behavioural Research Unit, Toronto-Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre
Critical Reflections on the Process of Creating and Performing Research-based Drama

1999 - 2000

April 12, 2000
Year-end Address and AGM
followed by
Dr. Carl G. Amrhein
Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Science, University of Toronto
Quality of Urban Life: How We Measure It and Why We Care

March 9, 2000
Dr. Liam Keiser
Tour of the ISOTRACE Facility (Canadian Centre for Accelerator Mass Spectrometry)

Simon Blake Wilson
Assistant Director, ISOTRACE Facility
Securing the Internet

March 7, 2000
Dr. Douglas Powell
Director of the Science and Society Project, University of Guelph
Reclaiming Dinner: Enhancing Consumer Confidence in Food

November 23, 1999
Dr. Pamela Catton
Ontario Cancer Institute
Radiation Oncology

October 19, 1999
Dr. Gerald F. Lynch
President, Photonics Research Ontario
Photonics: The Next Trillion Dollar Industry

1998 - 1999

May 8, 1999
Mr. C. Sean Blaney,Tour Leader
Department of Botany, University of Toronto at Mississauga
Tour of Joker's Hill

April 14, 1999
Year-end Address and AGM
followed by
Dr. David Strangway
The Next Quarter Century in Higher Education-A Canadian Perspective

March 23, 1999
Professor Jack Gorrie
Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering and Provost's Advisor on Information Technology, University of Toronto
Y2K: How Could We Let This Happen?

March 4, 1999
Ms. Trish Petric, Tour Leader
Tour of Pickering Nuclear Generating Station

February 11, 1999
Dr. Paul Gierszewski
Fission, Fusion, and the Future

January 12, 1999
Dr. Bryan D. McKersie
Department of Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph, Plant technology Division
Applying Biotechnology in the Ontario Wine Industry

November 17, 1998
Dr. Michael Bronskill
Sunnybrook Hospital and Women's College Hospital, Imaging Techniques (MRI)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Revealing Diagnostic and Guidance Tool For New Medical Therapies

1997 - 1998

November 25, 1997
Dr. Allison McGeer
Group A Streptococcus Infections

1996 - 1997

October 1, 1996
Prof. W. Richard Peltier
Department of Physics, University of Toronto
The Ice Age Earth

October 1, 1996
Prof. Gordon M. Clark
Department of Zoology, University of Toronto
Acute Radiation Syndrome in Man

1995 - 1996

April 24, 1996
Pamela Newell, B.Sc., M.A.
Head, Biology Section, The Centre of Forensic Sciences
Forensic DNA Analysis: Pitfalls and Promises

April 24, 1996
Annual Meeting and Dinner

1994 - 1995

April 27, 1995
Prof. Peter Dodson
School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Hot and Cold Running Dinosaurs
Annual Meeting and Dinner

March 14, 1995
Dr. Robert F. Garrison
Department of Astronomy, University of Toronto
Life on Other Worlds: Search for Extra-terrestrial Objects

February 22, 1995
Tour Leader: Dr.Mima Kapches
Behind the Scenes Tours at the Royal Ontario Museum: New World Archeology Department

February 2, 1995
Tour Leader: Dr. Bob Gait
Behind the Scenes Tours at the Royal Ontario Museum: Mineralogy Department

January 23, 1995
Tour Leader: Dr. Tom Clarke
Behind the Scenes Tours at the Royal Ontario Museum: Planetarium and Star Theatre

December 7, 1994
Dr. James D. DeLaurier
Institute for Aerospace Studies, University of Toronto
The Ornithopter: Research on a Flapping-wing Airplane

1993 - 1994

April 19, 1994
Annual Meeting and Dinner

December 8, 1983
Prof. Scott Tremaine
Director of the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics
Is the Solar System Stable?

November 16, 1993
Dr. Ann Zimmerman
Director, University of Toronto Division of the Environment
Division of the Environment: Education and Research for the 21st Century

1992 - 1993

March 16, 1993
Dr. Milton J. Schlesinger
Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
How a Cell Copes with Stress: The Heat Shock Response

1991 - 1992

March 5, 1992
Dr. Donald McLachlan
Director, Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases, University of Toronto
Alzheimer's Disease: Insights Into Neurological Function
followed by
Annual Meeting and Dinner

February 12, 1992
Dr. Thomas P. Coohil
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
Stratospheric Ozone Depletion As It Affects Life on Earth

January 27, 1992
Dr. Hooley McLaughlin
Director of Sciences at the Ontario Science Centre
Who Is a Scientist? The Roots of Creativity

October 22, 1991
Dr. Ernest Johnson
Department of Psychology and Behavioural Medicine Research Program
University of Miami
Anger, Stress, and Human Illnesses

1990 - 1991

March 4, 1991
Dr. Roberta Bondar
Payload Specialist, Canadian Space Agency
What It Takes to Go Up in Space

October 11, 1990
Dr. Arthur C. Upton
Professor and Director, Institute of Environmental Medicine, New York University Medical Center
Biological Effects of Low-Level Ionizing Radiation

1989 - 1990

1988 - 1989

May 3, 1989
Dr. Steve MacLean
Payload Specialist, Canadian Astronaut Program
Canada in Space

November 17, 1988
Dr. Ethan Nadel
John B. Pierce Foundation Laboratories, Yale University
Physiological Solutions to the Problems Encountered in Human Powered Flight

1987 - 1988

1986 - 1987

January 21, 1987
Dr. Ronald Ekers
1886 - 1986 SigmaXi Centennial Lecture Celebration
Prof. Ursula Franklin
Faculty of Engineering; Affiliate, Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
Further Reflections on the Coming Reformation in Science

1985 - 1986

September 19, 1985
Dr. Fraser Mustard
President, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
Artificial Intelligence: A Project of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research

1984 - 1985

March 19, 1985
Dr. Mark Harwell
Ecosystems Research Center, Cornell University
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Inadequate Models of the Next Nuclear War
Note: Held in conjunction with York University

March 14, 1985
Dr. George Connell
President, University of Toronto
University Research: Problems and Prospects

November 27, 1984
Dr. Tom Krough
Head, Geochronology Lab, Royal Ontario Museum
Implications of Dating at the Royal Ontario Museum

October 31, 1984
Dr. David W. Strangway
Department of Geology, University of Toronto
Science and Technology in Ontario
Annual Banquet

1983 - 1984

January 31, 1984
Dr. Bernhard Ulrich
Institute of Soil Science and Forest Nutrition
University of Göttingen, Federal Republic of Germany
1984 - 1985 Keys Memorial Lecture, Trinity College
Does Air Pollution Destabilize Ecosystems?

January 13, 1984
Dr. Stuart L. Smith
Chairman of the Science Council of Canada
What is Basic Research and Who Is To Do It?

October 31, 1983
Formal Installation of Chapter
Honoured Guests:
His Excellency Paul H. Robinson, United States Ambassador to Canada
Dr. George Ignatieff
The Honorable Bette M. Stephenson
The Hononorable Robert Welch

October 28, 1983
Program for the 1983 Annual Meeting of SigmaXi, The Scientific Research Society