Science Café

The Science Café line-up features a series of informative presentations given by University of Arizona researchers on topics that affect you, your family, and our world. Each presentation is followed by the opportunity for those in the audience to ask questions and personally meet our scientists. Attendees are encouraged to bring their food and enjoy the shade.


Saturday, March 11, 2017

  • 10:30am

Seeing Beyond the Visible: Thermal Imaging

Dr. Amit Ashok​
Assistant Professor, Optical Sciences


  • 12:00pm

Getting to Know the Viruses We Live With

Dr. Felicia Goodrum   
Associate Professor, Immunobiology


Dr. Samuel Campos
Assistant Professor, Immunobiology


  • 1:30pm

Campus Bells and the Acoustics of the UA Mall

Dr. Brad Story
Professor, Speech Language and Hearing Sciences


  • 3:00pm

Functional Foods Through Biotechnology

Dr. Monica Schmidt
Assistant Professor, Plant Sciences


  • 4:30pm

Can Coral Reefs be Saved?

Dr. Julia Cole
UA Geosciences



Sunday, March 12, 2017

  • 10:30am

Arizona Knows Asteroids

Ed Beshore 
(Retired) Deputy Principal Investigator, OSIRIS-REx


  • 12:00pm

Science and Society, Nature and Engineering: What We Can Learn About Organization From Social Insects

Dr. Anna Dornhaus
Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology


  • 1:30pm

Finding the Best Natural Telescopes in Space

Dr. Brenda Frye
Assistant Astronomer, Steward Observatory


  • 3:00pm

Field Life: Science in the American West During the Railroad Era

Dr. Jeremy Vetter
Associate Professor, History



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