The University of Arizona (UA Science) presents Science Café, a free series of informal science lectures given by University of Arizona scientists & researchers from several different fields. Unlike most university lectures, these are not only informal but fun and take place in several very laid back venues.Although questions and answers are part of the experience you won’t be expected to pass a test.
A few of these lectures have come and gone but there are still many interesting topics on the schedule through December, 2015. Come as you are and learn something new. All the lectures will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the various locations:
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The Downtown Series is being held on Tuesdays at Magpie’s Pizza, 605 N. 4th Avenue and includes discussion of air, food, water & soil..
→ The Many Paths of Water in the Critical Zone
with Tom Meixner, October 20.
→ Right Beneath Our Feet: Discover the Wonders of Soil
with Craig Rasmussen, November 17.
→ The Little Things that Rule the World: Microscopic Life in Soil
with Rachel Gallery, December 8th.
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Another series is being held at Borderlands Brewing Co. at 119 E. Toole on Thursdays with the theme “Mathematics of Health & Disease”.
→ Blood and Numbers: Impact of Oxygen Transport in Healthy and Diseased Tissue, with Tim Secomb, October 8.
→ Inward Gaze: CAT Scans, MRIs and New Body Scanning Technologies, with Leonid Kunyansky, November 12.
→ Conquering Cancer: Use of Modern Statistics to Improve Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention, with Helen (Hao) Zhang on December 10.
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The Tumamoc Hill Lecture Series is on Tuesdays. A shuttle will be provided to take guests to the library of the old Desert Laboratory Please make reservation so that space will be made available. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 520–629-9455.
→ Banking on Legumes: An Adaptive Strategy for the Future, with Matt Johnson , October 13.
→ Lizards and Climate Change in the Sonoran Desert, with Aaron D. Flesch & Philip Rosen, Novermber 10.
The Science Cafe Series continues in the Fall at SaddleBrooke in the Desert View Performing Arts Center on Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., November 19 and December 17, 2015. For more information on this location and other information see the web site at UASCIENCE and click on Community Connections.. More lectures are planned for the Spring.