Science Café

Science Cafés bring scientists face-to-face with the general public in the comfortable, lively atmosphere of a neighborhood café or pub. The evening begins with a brief presentation by a scientist, which kicks off an extended discussion session between the scientist and audience. Previous cafés have covered climate science, evolution and religion, robotics, and health care, just to name a few. All Science Cafés are free to the public, open to all ages and no science background is required! Learn More

October Queen Anne Science Café

"Multiple Sclerosis in the Pacific Northwest"
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 7:30 p.m. - T.S. McHugh's

Dr. James Bowen, Medical Director of the MS Center at Seattle's Swedish Neuroscience Institute

T.S. McHugh's is located at 21 Mercer Street, Seattle, WA 98109.

October Eastside Science Café

"What Are We Buying When We Buy Organic?"
Monday, October 13, 2014 - 7 p.m. - Wilde Rover

Cynnie Curl, School of Public Health, University of Washington

Wilde Rover is located in downtown Kirkland at 111 Central Way.

October Tacoma Science Café

"Microbes & Shellfish: Using Science to Reduce Seafood-borne Illness in our Local Water"
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 6:30 p.m. - Swiss Restaurant & Pub

Dr. Rohinee Paranjpye, NOAA Fisheries

The Swiss Restaurant & Pub is located at 1904 Jefferson Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402.

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This program is currently made possible by support from Intellectual Ventures and Seattle Children's Hospital. This program is also made possible by a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from the National Institutes of Health.

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