Dr. David Suzuki
Ecologist, Educator, Activist
Award-winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster, Dr. Suzuki is renowned for his radio and television programs that explain the complexities of the natural sciences in a compelling, easily understood way. He holds 19 honourary degrees and is a member of the Royal Society of Canada and a Companion of the Order of Canada. Author of 43 books, Dr. Suzuki developed and hosted the long running popular science program Quirks and Quarks on CBC Radio. In 1979 he became the host of the award-winning The Nature of Things with David Suzuki and has won four Gemini Awards as best host of a Canadian television series. His television series, A Planet for the Taking, won an award from the United Nations. He has received the John Drainie Award for broadcasting excellence and is the recipient of UNESCO's Kalinga Prize for Science, the United Nations Environment Program Medal and the Global 500.
Followinhg the lecture, there will be a draw for tickets to the Chan Centre for the March 14 lecture by Dr. Mohammad Yunus. Please see his lecture page for details.
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