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Previous Aldrich Lectures

Below are the keynote addresses, please visit the GSU's Web site for previous conference abstracts.

2009 Dr. Jorge Cham
The Power of Procrastination: A lecture and book signing with the creator of PhD comics

2008 Dr. Marcel Danesi
Music, Mathematics, and Metaphysics: Rekindling the Socratic Dialogue Today

2007 Hon. Trevor Taylor, Minister of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development, From fish oil to crude oil: Newfoundland and Labrador's dynamic and innovative marine industries.

2006 Ms. Claire Morris, president and CEO of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, People and ideas: The role of graduate education in a knowledge society.

2005 Dr. H.E.A. (Eddy) Campbell, vice-president (academic), Memorial University, Where once they stood. Reflections on returning to Memorial after 30 years: where we've been, where we are, and where we might go.

2004 Dr. Marc Renaud, FRSC, President, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Universities: Change is Mandatory; Survival is Optional; Choose Wisely

2003 Ms. Wanda Dorosz, President and chief executive officer, Quorum Funding Group, Beyond Skills: The Road to Sustainable Success

2002 Mr. Robert Giroux, President and chief executive officer, Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC), Preparing Our Universities Future Faculty: A Challenge for Our Graduate Schools

2001 Dr. Kevin Keough, Vice President (Research) Memorial University, Science in the Public Interest

2000 Dr. Axel Meisen, President, Memorial University, The Role of Graduate Studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland

1999 Dr. Evan Simpson, Vice President (Academic), Memorial University, The Role of Graduate Studies in a Comprehensive University

1998 Dr. Len Findlay, Professor and Director of the Humanities Research Unit, University of Saskatchewan, Valuing Culture, Interdisciplining the Economic

1996 David R. Olson, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, The World on Paper: Writing and its Implications

1995 Dr. Kai N. Lee, Professor and Director, Center for Environmental Studies, Williams College, Civic Science: Integrating Science and Politics for the Environment

1994 Dr. Philip L. Bereano, Professor of Technical Communications, University of Washington, Science, Technology and Social Responsibility

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