Speeches

Speech: Mutual respect can power the future

On 21 March 2017, Dr Finkel opened Science Meets Parliament 2017 with a speech titled ‘Mutual respect can power the future’.…

21 March 2017

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SPEECH: GREAT ENDEAVOURS

On 21 February 2017, Dr Finkel gave a speech titled ‘Great Endeavours’ at the Australian High Commission Science and Innovation Reception in London.…

1 March 2017

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SPEECH: Human ingenuity in high concentration

On 23 November 2016, Dr Finkel gave a speech titled ‘Human ingenuity in high concentration’ at the Australian Engineering Conference in Brisbane.…

23 November 2016

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SPEECH: Red tape or gift wrap – regulation for exceptional tertiary institutions

On 9 November 2016, Dr Finkel gave a speech titled ‘Red tape or gift wrap: regulation for exceptional tertiary institutions” at the inaugural Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) conference in Melbourne. …

9 November 2016

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SPEECH: Electric Future – Wiring for Progress

On 3 November 2016, Dr Alan Finkel gave the annual Zunz Lecture at the Sydney Powerhouse Museum on ‘The electric future: wiring for progress’.…

3 November 2016

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Science for Regional Australia in the Third Millennium

On 10 October 2016, Dr Finkel gave a public lecture on ‘Science for Regional Australia in the Third Millennium’ at the Charles Sturt University campus in Orange, NSW. …

10 October 2016

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SPEECH: Nuclear science, electric future

On 28 September 2016, Dr Finkel gave a speech at the opening session for the International Atomic Energy Agency Scientific Forum on Nuclear Technology for the Sustainable Development Goals in Vienna, Austria. …

29 September 2016

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SPEECH: High-concentrate advice

On 19 September 2016, Dr Finkel gave a dinner speech at the CSIRO ‘Big Bang’ Gala Dinner in Melbourne.

You can read Dr Finkel’s speech below, or read it as a pdf.…

19 September 2016

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SPEECH: Optimism, with pragmatism

On 8 September 2016, Dr Finkel gave the opening lecture at the Frontiers 2016: The Art, Science and Future of Otorhinolaryngology conference on the Gold Coast, Queensland.…

9 September 2016

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SPEECH: A mind to win

On 17 August 2016, Dr Finkel gave a keynote address at the 2016 Australian Financial Review Innovation Summit.…

19 August 2016

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