Designed to appeal to all audiences "Science on Tap" aims to connect the Ithaca community with Cornell researchers in an authentic seminar setting. From astronomers to zoologists, come engage with scientists on topics surrounding the latest and greatest research going on in your community and how it relates to you. Free to the public!
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, WHCU Radio & GPSAFC
Want to stay up to date on our events? We also advertise on public and community event calendars from the Ithaca Times, WICB Radio, visitithaca.com and Eventful!
For more information on talks for graduate students and postdocs go to our Science Communications Training Program page.
For more information or accessibility requests please contact SoT program coordinator, Tisha Bohr.
September, 26th 2018
"Vaccines: from history to controversy"
Cynthia Leifer, PhD
Associate Professor of Immunology
Hear the tale of why and how vaccines were developed, how they work, what is in them and the science behind what we know about their safety and efficacy.
October 24th, 2018
Alliance for Science - "GMO's"
November 28th, 2018
Dr. Amy Krosch - "Psychology of perceptions in human differences"
December 12th, 2018
Dr. Lisa Kaltenegger - “Are we alone in the universe?"
January 30th, 2019 - TBA
February 27th, 2019
Dr. Mike Hoffman - “Climate Change”
March 27th, 2019 - TBD
April 24th, 2019
Dr. Kirstin H. Petersen - “Swarm Robots”
Summer 2019 (May-Aug)
Science on Tap Summer Series - TBD