RSVP Now: Four Gairdner Symposia this month that you don't want to miss

Each year the Gairdner Foundation plans symposia that reflect the work of our awardees. This year's symposia are filled with international leaders in cancer, arthritis and global health. Register now to save your seat.   


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Our Awardees speak to students and faculty across Canada from Oct 22-31
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Every October we bring our current Canada Gairdner Awardees and a few past laureates to Canada to speak to students and faciulty at more than 20 universities across Canada. The awardees have begun to embark on universities across Canada. First stop is on October 22 at the University of Saskatchewan and Memorial University. 

Within these lectures, awardees talk about what inspired them to get involved in research and share the details of their work. Many students become inspired to pursue a career in the sciences afgter acees to these science superstars. 

The schedule of events can be found here and if you have a few more minutes check out Dr. Steve Elledge, our 2013 Canada Gairdner International Awardee speaking at York University last year to get a taste of a student lecture. 

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Since they were established in 1959, 42 Canadian scientists have received a Canada Gairdner International Award.

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