Month: April 2015

Stella Stylianidou, Shivani Gupta, and Vinayak Vittal: Talks on Biology, Cells, and Bacteria

Wednesday, 5/6/15, 7:30 pm Downstairs at Town Hall $5; Free for UW Students. More Info A Trip Inside a Bacterium UW physics student Stella Stylianidou offers a top-level analysis of the bacteria in our bodies and in the world around us; she’ll

VIDEO: Small Satellite Magnetic Measurements by Paige Northway

Check out the video of Paige’s talk! Part of the University of Washington’s Engage Program, Paige Northway presented her PhD research on Small Satellite Magnetic Measurements. This talk was presented at Town Hall Seattle as part of the 2015 UW

VIDEO: Changing Coastlines are Changing Lives by Robin Banner

Check out the video of Robin’s talk! Part of the University of Washington’s Engage Program, Robin Banner presented her PhD research on how Changing Coastlines are Changing Lives. This talk was presented at Town Hall Seattle as part of the

Emily Youngblom: Differentiating Brittle Bone Disease and Child Abuse

Friday 5/1/15, 6:00 pm Downstairs at Town Hall $5; Free for UW Students. More Info Despite the use of genetic testing in court cases, many legal workers haven’t had any substantial training in the field. In light of this, Emily Youngblom (Public

Jillian Pintye and Dan Grinnell: Male Circumcision and Syphilis; Overcoming Barriers to Improve Dairy Farm Safety

Monday 4/27/15, 6:00 pm Downstairs at Town Hall $5; Free for UW Students. More Info Male circumcision is a  HIV prevention strategy for heterosexual men in sub-Saharan Africa, but Jillian Pintye, student in UW’s Nursing program, has been researching the relationship between

Kelly Fleming and Ashley Mihle: Exploring the Efficiency of Biofuel Production; Environmental Impacts of Washington Biofuels

Thursday 4/23/15, 6:00 pm Downstairs at Town Hall $5; Free for UW Students. More Info With fossil fuels and climate change becoming mounting societal issues, these two University of Washington researchers are analyzing a main alternative–biofuels. Kelly Fleming (Chemical Engineering student at

FREE Science Communication Workshop!

Calling all University of Washington graduate students! Communicate Your Research! A Free Science Communication Workshop Teaching You How to Talk with the Public. WHEN:           Thursday, April 9, 2015 TIME:             3:00 – 5:30 PM WHERE:         Room S060 (Foege Genome Sciences) This

Paige Northway: Improving Magnetic Measurements in Space

Thursday 4/16/15, 6:00 pm Downstairs at Town Hall $5; Free for UW Students. More Info Despite their valuable contributions to measuring the magnetic fields in the universe, magnetometers are one of the first instruments to be cut from space missions because of

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