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Award-winning 'edutainer' to give campus lecture

by Daily News
Published: February 13, 2014
Hans Rosling
Hans Rosling, named one of the World's 100 Most Influential People by Time magazine in 2012, will speak at McMaster Feb. 24.
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International health professor Hans Rosling — known for his very animated lectures — will give the Chanchlani Global Health Research lecture on Feb. 24.

Named one of the World's 100 Most Influential People in 2012 by Time magazine, the Karolinska Institute professor will talk about global health from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Health Sciences Centre, room 1A1.

While on campus, he'll also receive the Chanchlani Global Health Research Award.

The award was created by the Chanchlani family and McMaster in 2012 to recognize a leading scholar in the area of global health.

Rosling's lecture is open to the public and free to attend.

RSVP by Feb. 17 by emailing or by calling 905-525-9140 ext. 22347.

View video of 2015 Chanchlani Global Health Research lecture
by Ab Osterhaus

View video of Hans Rosling giving what became one of the
most watched TED Talks of all-time in 2006

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