Post Tagged with: "Science Cafe"

Science Café | The Rise of the Superbugs, Feb. 17

Ronan Carroll, assistant professor of biological sciences. Photo credit: Emily Mueting/Ohio University.

Science Café presents Dr. Ronan Carroll on “The Rise of the Superbugs,” on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room About 12,000 people die every year in the United States from infections caused by MRSA, which is an antibiotic-resistant form of the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus. […]

Read more ›
February 2, 2016 at 8:00 pmEvents

Café Conversation | Ancient Texts in a Modern Age: The Promise and Perils of Digital Scholarship, March 9

Dr. Joshua Sosin

Café Conversations presents Dr. Joshua Sosin on “Ancient Texts in a Modern Age: The Promise and Perils of Digital Scholarship” at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, in the Baker Center Front Room. Sosin is Associate Professor of Classical Studies at Duke University. About Science Café and Café Conversation: Events are held on Wednesdays at 5 […]

Read more ›
February 2, 2016 at 2:15 pmEvents

Science Café | The Mining Legacy of Southeast Ohio, Feb. 3

Natalie Kruse Daniels

Science Café presents Natalie Kruse Daniels on  “The Mining Legacy of Southeast Ohio: Learning from Past Mistakes,” on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Natalie Kruse Daniels, an Ohio University associate professor of environmental studies, explains that when we mine coal, we expose minerals that […]

Read more ›
February 1, 2016 at 11:30 pmEvents

Science Café | Spread of Contagions: Diseases, Rumors and Mathematical Models, Jan. 20

Winfried Just. Photo credit: Emily Mueting/Ohio University.

Science Café presents Dr. Winfried Just on “Spread of Contagions:  Diseases, Rumors and Mathematical Models” on Wednesday, Jan. 20, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Imagine the scenario: An infectious disease outbreak has been reported. Epidemiologists furiously search for patient zero (the first infected person) and track […]

Read more ›
January 20, 2016 at 5:16 pmEvents

Science Café | Fitness, Fatness, Fractures, Fertility and Food, Nov. 4

Dr. Anne Loucks

Science Café presents Dr. Anne Loucks, Professor of Biological Sciences, on “Fitness, Fatness, Fractures, Fertility and Food” on Wed., Nov. 4, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. “We typically look at an athlete as healthy, but in the way sport is practiced there are some unhealthy aspects that […]

Read more ›
November 1, 2015 at 11:15 pmEvents

Science Café | Molecules, Museum, Action, Nov. 18

Dr. Jennifer Hines

Science Café presents Dr. Jennifer Hines on “Molecules, Museum, Action,” on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. At the Science Café, Hines collaborates with dancers acting as human-sized molecules on the stage to describe scientific concepts of her research and properties related to the basic […]

Read more ›
November 1, 2015 at 7:45 pmEvents

Science Café | Turning into Stone: From Life to Death to the Ultimate Fossil, Dec. 2

Dr. Alycia Stigall

Science Café presents Dr. Alycia Stigall on “Turning into Stone: A tale from life to death to the ultimate fossil,” at 5 p.m. on Wed., Dec. 2 in the Baker Center Front Room. “There is this very complicated series of steps required from being a creature that’s alive to being […]

Read more ›
November 1, 2015 at 4:00 pmEvents