Public Non-Technical Presentations

Public Presentations to a Non-Technical Audience by C. F. Matta

8. Guest Speaker (as the Chair of the Canada Research Chairs adjudication committee): 2021 Annual meeting the Advisory Committee on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Policy (Canada Research Chairs), Ottawa, ON, Canada, (7 December 2021). (Host: Marie-Lynne Boudreau Director, Policy, Performance, Equity and Diversity – Tri-agency Institutional Programs Secretariat]. 
 7. Public Lecture: Department of Chemistry, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science, University of British Columbia (Okanagan), Kelowna, BC (Canada), “Crisscrossing the landscape of leadership in a scholarly environment”, (1 March 2021). (Host: Professor Lael Parrott).
6. Convocation Speaker presenting Prof. Lou Massa for admission to the Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters (Honoris Causa), Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS, Canada – 3 November 2019.
5. Invited Speaker: How Do Research Grant Committees Work?  Mount Saint Vincent University (Halifax, Canada), 1 March 2019. (Moderator: Professor KelleyAnne Malinen).
4. Invited Panellist / Speaker: Sciences as a foundation of the nutrition/dietetics profession, a session for Applied Human Nutrition students,  Mount Saint Vincent University (Halifax, Canada), 16 January 2019. (Moderator: Sandi Berwick, Chair, Nova Scotia Dietitians Continuing Care Action Group).
3. Speaker: Research Remixed, Mount Saint Vincent University (Halifax, Canada), 3 October 2017: “Molecules can be excited and exciting!”
2. Speaker of the week: Alexandria Rotary Club (Alexandria, Egypt), 15 August 2017: “” [In Arabic: “A Short Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology”].
1. Convocation Speaker presenting Nobel Laureate Prof. Ada Yonath for admission to the Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters (Honoris Causa), Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS, Canada – 16 May 2014.