SftPublic Programs 2015

Jan 13, 2015 The Social Context of Science. David Kaiser, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations, Belmont Media Center

Jan 20, 2015 What Happened to the Honeybees? Chengsheng (Alex) Lu, Ph.D., Harvard School of Public Health
Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations, Belmont Media Center

Jan 25, 2015 (Working Science series) Environmental Toxins and the Brain Philippe Grandjean, M.D., D.M.Sc., Harvard School of Public Health; Univ of Southern Denmark
Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations, Belmont Media Center

Feb 24, 2015 How Plankton Blooms Absorb CO2 Amala Mahadevan, Ph.D., Woods Hole Oceanographic Research Institution
Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations, Belmont Media Center

Mar 17, 2015 Looking for Signatures of Life on Mars Roger Summons, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations, Belmont Media Center

Mar 21, 2015 The Science of Clouds and Climate Daniel Cziczo, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Working Science series

Mar 24. 2015 Breakthrough in Antibiotics Resistance Kim Lewis, Ph.D. Northeastern University
Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations, Belmont Media Center

Apr 15, 2015 Corporate Science and Genetically Modified Foods Sheldon Krimsky, Ph.D. Tufts University
Science for the Public lecture series

Apr 22, 2015 Evolution and Environmental Toxins Emily Monosson, Ph.D. University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Science for the Public lecture series

Apr 29, 2015 Tracking the Molecules of Life Roger Summons, Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Working Science series

May 12, 2015 The Dark Age of the Universe Lincoln Greenhill, Ph.D. Harvard University and Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Science for the Public lecture series

May 21, 2015 (recorded post-event on 5/26/15) Energy Revolution Mara Prentiss, Ph.D. Harvard University
Science for the Public lecture series

June 16, 2015 (Working Science series) The Role of Oceans in Science Amala Mahadevan, Ph.D. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations, Belmont Media Center

June 18, 2015 Understanding Coastal Ecosystems Brian Helmuth, Ph.D. Northeastern University
Working Science series

August 31, 2015 The Alvin Deep-Sea Submersible: An Engineer’s Story Dudley Foster (retired), Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Working Science series

Sept 08, 2015 Origami: Art and Science L. Mahadevan, Ph.D., Harvard University
Science for the Public lecture series

Sept 15, 2015 The Formation of Stars and Planets Scott Kenyon, Ph.D. Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations, Belmont Media Center

Sept 24, 2015 The Potential Uses of Deep-Sea Microbes Peter Girguis, Ph.D. Harvard University
Working Science series

Oct 06, 2015 Soil: The Skin of the Earth Andrew Kurtz, Ph.D., Boston University
Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations, Belmont Media Center

Oct 27, 2015 What’s Up at the 2015 Large Hadron Collider Tulika Bose, Ph.D., Boston University
Science for the Public lecture series

Nov 10, 2015 Renewable Energy Progress Despite Resistance from the Fossil Fuel Industry Jeff Deyette, Union of Concerned Scientists
Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations, Belmont Media Center

Nov 17, 2015 How the Brain Produces Language –and What Can Go Wrong Frank Guenther,Ph.D., Boston University
Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations, Belmont Media Center

Dec 01, 2015 Quantum Computing, Quantum Biology Seth Lloyd, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations, Belmont Media Center

Dec 17, 2015 Earth Life and Weird Life David Toomey, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts -Amherst
Working Science series

Dec 22, 2015 Saving the Himalayas Maharaj K. Pandit, Ph.D., University of Delhi, India and Hrdy Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies (2015-2016)
Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations, Belmont Media Center