Designed to connect the Ithaca community with Cornell faculty, "Science on Tap" is an event aimed to appeal to all audiences where folks can learn about the latest and greatest research going on just up the hill and how it relates to real world issues. From physics, astronomy and biology to psychology and social sciences, engage with experts in a variety of fields to learn about interesting cutting edge research that's happening near you!
During each of our special “Summer Series” sessions (May-Aug) you will hear from two early-career Cornell scientists who have gone through our Science Communications Training Program and are actively involved in awesome research. So, come grab a drink, some grub, relax, get the facts and get informed!
When: 7pm, generally the last Wednesday of every month
Who: All who are curious, any age, free admission
Where: Northstar House's Casita Del Polaris (1201 North Tioga Street)
Sponsored by: Northstar House, GPSAFC, Cornell University's Office of Postdoctoral Studies & Cornell BEST.
For more information or special requests please contact SoT program coordinator, Tisha Bohr.
7pm Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
"The Science of Food: Energy resources, food waste and health!"
Sarah Murphy, PhD Student in Food Science
“Are you SURE you want to eat that? Food, microbes and you!”
Dr. Kathleen Hefferon, Postdoctoral Fulbright Fellow in Food Science
“How to build a better biofuel: securing food and energy resources by turning food waste into biofuel!”