Lecture of a Lifetime

A dynamic demonstration of academic talent and achievement, celebrating a distinguished career of learning, exploration and discovery.

Join us for Lecture of a Lifetime 2022

Inspired Science: The Art of a Breakthrough

May 10, 5:30 p.m.  

Online or In-Person (MacEwan Hall) 

Be part of a thought-provoking discussion exploring how inspiration and authenticity can lead to scientific advancements.  

Explore the life’s work of award-winning researcher and UCalgary professor Dr. Samuel Weiss, PhD’83, as he delves into the driving forces behind a lifetime of science, discovery and impact in the fields of neuroscience and medicine.  

Photo showing Dr. Samuel Weiss in a UCalgary lab coat standing in front of a window. Text over photo says Samuel Weiss, Lecture of a Lifetime, May 10, 2022

Nominations for Lecture of a Lifetime 2023 are open!

Nominations for our next lecturer are now open for Lecture of a Lifetime 2023. If you know a great candidate, submit your nomination package for review!

While speaker nominations are accepted year-round, the committee meets every Fall for selection and interviews. 


Experience UCalgary

This is a fantastic opportunity for our university to reach out to the wider community and share the work of our incredible thought leaders right here in the city.

Dr. Ed McCauley

President and Vice-Chancellor