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Science Cafe Series

Join us Wednesdays at 5:00 pm at the Ohio University Baker Center Front Room for a topical discussion hosted by guest faculty speaker. Science Cafés and Café Conversations are venues for students to informally share their interests with faculty presenters, staff, and the community in a friendly setting.

Science Cafe

Fall Semester 2018

Sept 19: Scott Moody, Professor Emeritus, Biological Sciences, Athens, OH 240 Years Ago:  A Natural Historyvideo                 
Oct 3: Ronan Carroll, Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, Vaccine Denial: Facts and Fiction, video    
Oct 17: Natalie Daniels, Associate Professor, Voinovich School, The Long Road to Recovery from Coal Miningvideo    
Nov 14: Sarah Wyatt, Env. & Plant Biology, Plant Gravity Perception: from Earth to International Space Station, video 
Dec 5: Julie Suhr, Professor, Psychology, Detecting Deception, video

Spring Semester 2019

Jan 23: Doug Clowe, Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy, A Dark and Lonely Place: Dark Energy and the Future of the Universe, video 
Feb. 6: Lawrence Witmer,  Professor, HCOM -BioMedical Sciences, Digital Dinosaurs-Fleshing Out the Past, video
Feb. 20:  The OHIO Museum Complex
March 6: Ryan Chornock, Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Black Holes:  Fact and Fiction, video     
March 27: Jacqueline Wolf, Professor, HCOM Social Medicine, A High Cesarean and Low Breastfeeding Rate:  How did we get here?, video 
April 3: John Kopchick, Distinguished Professor & Goll-Ohio Eminent Scholar Biomedical Sciences, HCOM, TBD, video 
April 10: Deborah McAvoy, Civil Engineering, TBD, video

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Cafe Conversations

Fall Semester 2018

Sept 26: Laeeq Khan, Assistant Professor, Media Arts and Studies, Competing with Data Analytics in a Social Worldvideo 
Oct. 24: Julie Paxton, Professor, Economics, The Economics of Kindness, video

Spring Semester 2019

Rescheduled Feb. 13: Julie Owens, Psychology, Community-engaged Research: Why It Matters, video 
 

 

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