The E. S. Meyers Memorial Lecture offers a forum for a person of distinction to present a perspective of endeavour and achievement. The Lecture began in 1957 in honour of Professor Errol Solomon Meyers, a founding father of the University of Queensland Faculty of Medicine, and his contributions to medicine.

We are delighted to announce that this year’s Lecture will be delivered by Australian Winter Olympic gold medallist, Steven Bradbury OAM.

Speed skater Steven Bradbury created history in Salt Lake City when he became the first Australian to win a Winter Olympic Gold Medal. The four-time Olympian hails from sun-drenched Brisbane, and followed his father into the sport. Dubbed "the luckiest gold medalist", Bradbury won fans the world over for the honesty and humility he showed after the win. He saw his victory as reward not for one race, but for a decade of hard slog that has included more than his share of misfortune. He was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for his sporting achievements and was also inducted into the Sports Australia Hall of Fame.

Lecture:

Date/Time: Lecture begins promptly at 1:30pm on Sunday 9 October
Location: GHD Auditorium, Advanced Engineering Building (AEB), St Lucia 4067

A reception with light refreshments will follow this event on the Level 3 foyer in the UQ AEB.

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