Polanyi Conference on Science and Social Responsibility

  • Campbell Conference Facility 1 Devonshire Place Toronto, ON

The inaugural Polanyi Conference presents an exceptional opportunity to hear Dr. John C. Polanyi speak and to engage in a meaningful and informed discussion about nuclear weapons as they relate to Canadian society. The Nobel Laureate in Chemistry and tireless public intellectual will be joined by experts from diverse backgrounds to discuss the role of nuclear weapons in the 21st century. Professor Polanyi’s efforts to inform and influence the Canadian public on key social issues in the sciences have largely inspired this conference, which will be an annual event reflecting on a wide range of topics in the intersection of science and society.

To access the video recordings of the conference, click here.

Main Sponsor
Department of Physics at the University of Toronto

Co-Sponsors
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Dean’s Student Initiative Fund
Department of Chemistry at the University of Toronto
Department of History at the University of Toronto
Victoria College in the University of Toronto
The Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History, jointly housed at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Trinity College, University of Toronto
Science for Peace
Canadian Pugwash Group