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Take a Journey in Science Talks: Past Programs

"Take a Journey in Science" is an annual event during February and March hosted by Rodgers Library for Science and Engineering. They are short talks on high-interest topics in science presented by UA faculty.

Journey in Science 2018

What: Take a Journey in Science:  a series of lightning talks on high-interest topics in science/medicine/nursing that shape our understanding of the world

When:   February , 2018

Where:  Rodgers Library for Science and Engineering

Audience: All UA students and faculty welcome

How long:  10 minutes or less, plus Q&A

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule of Presentations

Speaker

Title of Talk

Day/Date/Time

Sara Kaylor,

Capstone College of Nursing

“Leadership Characteristics and Attributes of Baccalaureate Nursing”

Thursday, Feb 01, 11-11:15 am

Claudia Mewes

Department of Physics and Astronomy / Center of Materials for Information Technology (MINT)

“Spintronics – let’s spin”

 Thursday, Feb. 08,

2:00 -2:15  pm

Fred Andrus

Department of Geological Sciences

 

“Making skeletons speak: records of climate change from Biominerals”

Tuesday, Feb 13

11 - 11:15 a.m.

    Qiang Huang

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering / Center of Materials for Information Technology (MINT)

“Nanotechnology - Things Behave Differently Down There”

Tuesday, Feb 20

2 - 2:15 pm

Sevgi Gurbuz

Electrical and Computer Engineering

 

“Nature-Inspired Bio-mimetic Design of Next-Generation Cognitive Radar”

 

Thursday, Feb 22 or Tuesday Feb 27 ( TBC)

3 -3:15 p.m.

Sponsor:  Rodgers Library for Science and Engineering. Join the fun and learn about science. 

Contact:  Mangala Krishnamurthy, Rodgers Library for Science & Engineering. mkrishna@ua.edu

 

Journey in Science 2016

Journey in Science 2017

 

What: Take a Journey in Science:  a series of lightning talks on high-interest topics in science/medicine/nursing that shape our understanding of the world

When:   February - March 2017 (dates and times in table below)

Where:  Rodgers Library for Science and Engineering

Audience: All UA students and faculty welcome

How long:  10 minutes or less, plus Q&A

 

Schedule of Presentations

Speaker

Title of Talk

Day/Date/Time

Dr. Kimberly Genareau, Geological Sciences

The Elusive Evidence of Volcanic Lightning

Tuesday, February 14, 2:00-2:15 PM

Dr. Mary Ann Kelley Capstone College of Nursing

Breast Cancer Awareness and Survival: A Personal Journey Through Research

Tuesday, February  21,  2:00-2:15 PM

Dr. Douglas Sherman, Geography

Sand Transport and Why it Matters

Tuesday, February 28, 2:00 – 2:15 PM

Dr. Ryan Early, Biological Sciences

Why do Males Exist? Can Hermaphroditic Fish Provide Us With Insight

Tuesday, March 7,  2:00-2:15 PM

Sponsor:  Rodgers Library for Science and Engineering. Join the fun and learn about science Contact:  John Sandy, jsandy@ua.edu