Foundation Lectures

The Foundation Lecture features Natural Science and Engineering Council (NSERC) award-winning scientists in a lecture to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Institute's founding in 1849.


Most Recent Foundation Lecture 

TORONTO

Thursday, November 16, 2017

 
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Dr. Jeff Dahn

Powering The Modern World to a Clean
Future with Lithium-Ion Batteries


Past Foundation Speakers

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Dr. Barbara Sherwood-Lollar
Earth’s Most Ancient Water (John C. Polanyi Prize 2016)

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Dr. Chris Eliasmith
Building a Human Brain
(John C. Polanyi Prize 2015)

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Dr. Ford Doolittle  
Genetics
(Herzberg Gold Medal 2014)

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Dr. Makoto Fujiwara 
Creating and Containing Antimatter
(John C. Polanyi Prize 2014)

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Dr. Greg Scholes
Quantum Photosynthesis

(John C. Polanyi Prize 2013)