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Chancellor Thirsk in the News 

2015 Lecture of a Lifetime

University of Calgary draws astronaut Thirsk back to Calgary

Chancellor Thirsk presides over UCQ Convocation

Chancellor Robert Thirsk brings science to the classroom in Qatar

Former astronaut named chancellor at University of Calgary

Canadian astronaut Robert Thirsk elected as 13th chancellor

This year's event was an inspiring evening with psychology professor Keith Dobson – leader, mentor and researcher extraordinaire.

Watch for announcements for the 2016 Lecture of a Lifetime here.

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