Month: May 2016

Julia Kelson: Ancient Soil, Predicting Tomorrow’s Climate Change

Wednesday, 6/1/16, 6:00 pm Downstairs at Town Hall $5; Free for UW Students with student ID. More Info Studying Earth’s geological and atmospheric history is crucial to understanding how our modern climate will respond to the rapid increase in atmospheric carbon

Video: Herring by the Numbers by John Trochta

Check out the video of John’s talk! Part of the University of Washington’s Engage Program, John Trochta presented his graduate research on herring population decline and growth. This talk was presented at Town Hall Seattle as part of the 2016

Video: Safely Managing Backyard Chickens by Heather Fowler

Check out the video of Heather’s talk! Part of the University of Washington’s Engage Program, Dr. Heather Fowler presented her research on safely managing backyard poultry. This talk was presented at Town Hall Seattle as part of the 2016 UW

Video: Staying Collected in a Chaotic World by Chris Baldwin

Check out the video of Chris’s Talk! Part of the University of Washington’s Engage Program, Chris Baldwin presented his PhD research on a frontier of modern physics: un-meltable materials. This talk was presented at Town Hall Seattle as part of

Video: Breaking Waves, the Coastal Environment by Roxanne Carini

Check out the video of Roxanne’s talk! Part of the University of Washington’s Engage Program, Roxanne Carini presented her PhD research on breaking waves in the surf zone. This talk was presented at Town Hall Seattle as part of the

Video: Preserving Freshwater Fish, Rivers, and Dams by Will Chen

Check out the video of Will’s talk! Part of the University of Washington’s Engage Program, Will Chen presented his Master’s research on how statistics can help us preserve freshwater fish communities while also maintaining the utility of dams. This talk

Heather Fowler and John Trochta: Safely Managing Backyard Chickens and Herring, By the Numbers

Friday, 5/20/16, 6:00 pm Downstairs at Town Hall $5; Free for UW Students with student ID. More Info In Seattle and other urban areas, raising chickens has been gaining in popularity, but for those with backyard coops, the dangers (and diseases)

Chris Baldwin: Unpacking Molecular Competition

Wednesday, 5/18/16, 6:00 pm Downstairs at Town Hall $5; Free for UW Students with student ID. More Info Why do things melt? More importantly, does everything melt? Surprisingly, the answer is: Not necessarily. The explanation is non-intuitive and represents one of

Video: At the Ocean Front – Dynamics that Stoke Ocean Ecosystems by Leah Johnson

Check out the video of Leah’s talk! Part of the University of Washington’s Engage Program, Leah Johnson presented her PhD research on how ocean fronts can act as mobile ecosystems. This talk was presented at Town Hall Seattle as part

William Chen and Roxanne Carini: Preserving Freshwater Fish, Rivers, and Dams; Breaking Waves, the Coastal Environment

Thursday, 5/12/16, 6:00 pm Downstairs at Town Hall $5; Free for UW Students with student ID. More Info Large dams that generate hydropower are critical to human society. They prevent floods, and ensure a supply of water for drinking and agriculture.

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