SftPublic Programs 2018

Science for the Public programs are recorded through the services of Belmont Media Center

January 30, 2018 What Should We Talk about When We Talk about Heath?
Sandro Galea, M.D., DrPH, Dean, Boston University School of Public Health
SftPublic Science Literacy Series at MIT

February 12, 2018 Climate Change: How to Think Globally & Act Locally
Dan Cziczo, Ph.D., MIT
Science Literacy series at Belmont Public Library

February 13, 2018 Ecological and Psychological Perspectives on Climate Change Brian Helmuth, Ph.D.
John Coley, Ph.D. both Northeastern University
SftPublic Science Literacy Series at MIT

February 20, 2018 Industrial Agriculture and the Humble Strawberry
Julie Guthman, Ph.D. University of California, Santa Cruz
Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations, Belmont Media Center

March 06, 2018 There Is More Than Enough Renewable Energy
Mara Prentiss, Ph.D., Harvard University
Science Literacy series at Belmont Public Library

March 27, 2018 The Biological Mind
Alan Jasanoff, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations, Belmont Media Center

April 10, 2018 Infinitely Small to Infinitely Great: The Search for Microbial Life on Other Worlds
Peter Girguis, Ph.D., Harvard University
SftPublic Science Literacy Series at MIT

April 24, 2018 The Science –and Oft-Ignored Side Effects –of Geoengineering
Daniel Cziczo, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
SftPublic Science Literacy Series at MIT

May 08, 2018 Nanotechnology Advances for Healthcare and Environment
Sameer Sonkusale, Ph.D., Tufts University
2018 SftPublic Science Literacy Series at MIT

May 15, 2018 Science Speculations: Time Travel
David Toomey, Ph.D., UMass-Amherst
Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations, Belmont Media Center

June 21, 2018 Take Action! How We Can Save the Environment
Wendy Jacobs, J.D., Harvard Law School
Science Literacy series at Belmont Public Library

August 16, 2018 New Ways of Imaging the Brain
Alan Jasanoff, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Working Science series

August 21, 2018 How Delayed Release of Industry Data on Chemical Toxicity Impacts Health
Philippe Grandjean, D.M.Sc, M.D., University of Southern Denmark; Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations, Belmont Media Center

August 30, 2018 Art and Nature: A Special Exhibit
Susan Heideman and Michelle Lougee
Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations, Belmont Media Center

October 11, 2018 Language Acquisition: How Many Languages Can You Learn?
Evelina Fedorenko, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School/MGH
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations, Belmont Media Center

November 13, 2018 The Geometric Basis of Structure and Motion
Ileana Streinu, Ph.D., Smith College, MA; Ciprian Borcea, Ph.D., Rider University, RI
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations, Belmont Media Center

November 15, 2018 Dark Matter and Other Cosmic Mysteries
Julian B. Munoz, Ph.D., Harvard University
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations, Belmont Media Center

November 27, 2018 The War on Science: What We Need to Do
Andrew Rosenberg, Ph.D., Union of Concerned Scientists
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations, Belmont Media Center

December 11, 2018 What’s Happening at the Large Hadron Collider
Markus Klute, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations, Belmont Media Center