Ever wondered how certain scientists harness creativity to make great discoveries? What informs their creativity? Is it imagination, intuition, an open mind, or perhaps a keen sense of observation?
Join celebrated public speaker and Killam Prize Winner, Dr. Louis Taillefer (Université de Sherbrooke), as he digs into different forms of creativity that have played a role in some of the greatest scientific discoveries.
Event: Inaugural Killam Prize Talk: On Creativity
Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Time: 7-8 p.m. (light refreshments and networking reception to follow)
Location: Potter Auditorium, Rowe Management Building, 6100 University Avenue, Halifax, NS
Photo: Dr. Louis Taillefer
Dr. Taillefer will explore the elements of creativity through examples of discoveries taken from the history of physics and from his own research field of super-conductivity and magnetism. He will also consider which conditions might foster the creative faculties of young people.
Please RSVP to Regis Dudley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 902.494.4105 as seats are going very quickly.
Chris Moore, PhD
Dean of Science