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Free weekly public lectures on public health in a nuclear age

4-6 pmRoom 179, University College, 15 King's College Circle, University of Toronto
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This Nuclear Age

Free weekly public lectures on public health in a nuclear age

4-6 pm, Room 179, University College, 15 King's College Circle, University of Toronto

This series of free public lectures explores everything from nuclear science's origins to nuclear radiation's health effects, nuclear energy's future, and nuclear activism. Join us and our weekly guest lecturers every Wednesday from 4 to 6 pm, beginning January 7, until April 1 (except February 18).

January 7.  The Origins of Nuclear Science.   Marcin Kuzniak, Ph.D.

January 14.  Radiation’s Health Effects.  Cathy Vakil, M.D, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment and Physicians for Global Survival.

January 21.  Nuclear Fission and the Search for Defences. Professor John Valleau, University of Toronto. 

January 28.  The Cold War and Nuclear Strategies. Marcus Grinius, former ambassador; Canadian representative to the UN Committee on Disarmament. 

February 3.  The Cuban Missile and Other Nuclear Crises.  Vinay Jindal, M.D., of Physicians for Global Survival. 

February 11.  Proliferation and Control Issues. Cesar Jaramillo, Project Ploughshares.

February 25.  Rethinking Nuclear Weapons. Martha Goodings, co-founder of No2NuclearWeapons. 

March 4.  Nuclear Power and Peaceful Nuclear Technology. Dr. Jeremy Whitlock, AECL. 

March 11.  Health, Uranium Mining, Managing Fissile Materials.  Richard Denton, M.D., of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. 

March 18.   Nuclear Energy’s Future: Its Safety and Environment.  Professor John Luxat, McMaster University. 

March 25.  Alternative Energy: Finance, environment, Health. York University Professor José Etcheverry, World Council for Renewable Energy.
 
April 1. Nuclear Activism: Past, Present and Future. Neil Arya, M.D., McMaster University.
 


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