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F.W. Angel Lecture

The F.W. Angel Memorial Lecture Series was established at Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1967 through the generosity of the family of the late F.W. Angel and the firms with which he was associated.

The series enables the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science to bring an outstanding person to Memorial's St. John's campus to speak on topics related to the profession of engineering; stimulating interest in this field among students, the academic community, and the general public.

Past Angel Lecture speakers have included:

  • Canadian Oceanographer Dr. Eddy Carmack
  • Canadian Astronaut Julie Payette
  • Historian Pierre Berton
  • Economist John Kenneth Galbraith
  • Occupational health and safety activist James Ham
  • Science journalist and Canadian media personality Bob McDonald
  • Entrepreneur and engineer Burt Rutan
  • Science historian, author, and television host James Burke