Join us for monthly informal discussions with scientists and
experts on relevant science topics!
Science on Tap will return Sept. 8, 2015 at a New Location
50 Commercial St.
Manchester, NH 03101
located near the SEE Science Center in Manchester's Millyard behind the parking
on Commercial St. at the corner of Granite St. (prior location of Jillian's and World Grill)
for GPS use 50 Cote Drive
Events are held on the second Tuesday of each month (except July and August) Doors open at 5:30pm.
A portion of the proceeds from food & beverage sales at the event are donated to the program.
Science on Tap is presented by the SEE Science Center
in partnership with UNH Manchester, SilverTech and Dyn.
September 8, 2015
Humans and Space: Is Mars in the future?
The space race captivated the world and established many firsts for humans in space. Now humans have continuously occupied space
than15 years. We will discuss what has been learned and what advancements have been made to help us continue to
system. Join us to discuss new opportunities and challenges for a human exploration of space - particularly how we will land humans on Mars in the 2030s.
Join us as we converse with our panel of experts featuring:
Chris Carberry: the Executive Director and co-founder of Explore Mars, Inc.
Joe Cassady Aeojet Rocketdyne, Executive Director, Space - DC office
David McDonald, M.Ed. STEM Educator, Belmont High School, NH former Education Director, McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
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Science Cafes and Science Pubs are popular across the globe. Science on Tap is joining other NH Science Cafe programs in
encouraging NH residents to engage with scientists in an informal settings. Use the link to learn about the other events coming up in NH.
Would you like to suggest a topic or presenter? Send us an Email.
To learn more about these programs in the United States visit: sciencecafes.org
SEE wishes to thank the Shaskeen Pub & Restaurant for being our gracious hosts for the first two seasons.
What's on the menu? Understanding the labels behind sustainable seafood.
with Jill Swasey, Marine Scientist, MRAG Americas
Erik Chapman, Commercial Fisheries Specialist, New Hampshire Sea Grant
Gabriela Bradt, Commercial Fisheries Specialist, NH Sea Grant
The Science of the Choclatier
with Richard Tango-Lowy Dancing Lion Chocolates
Is Seeing believing? Psychobiology & Visual Perception
with Prof. John Sparrow UNH Manchester
Growing New Hampshire's Professional & Personal Projects
with Keith Violette, DEKA engineer,
Paul Hardin from MakeIt labs in Nashua
Dr. Jim DeLeo from Chestnut Family Dental
The War Against Viruses & Bacteria
Patricia Halpin Associate Professor of Biology at UNH Manchester
Tim Soucy Public Health Director for the City of Manchester
Dr. Christine Rosenwasser, a pediatrician from Dartmouth Hitchcock
Science Steps Up to Help Amputees
Matthew Albuquerque, CPO President of Next Step Bionics & Prosthetics, Inc. Certified Prosthetist / Orthotist
Certified Prosthetist Next Step Bionics & Prosthetics, Inc.
Tom Doyon, Engineer, DEKA
Is Your House a Hybrid House?
Construction Technologies Department Chair Manchester Community College
Energy Efficiency Program Administrator PSNH Energy Star Program Manager.
Program Administrator for the Home Performance Program, PSNH and Chair of the state's Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Energy Board
Food & Agriculture Field Specialist, University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension
The Science of Beer
Bruce Elam Trade Brewer for Shipyard Brewing Co.
David Yarrington, Director of Brewing Operations Smuttynose Brewing Co.
Tom Neel Candia Road Brewing
Otto Kuhn, Sr. Brewmaster Anheuser Busch Merrimack Brewery
Medical Marijuana The Science Behind the Debates
Matt Simon, New England Political Director, Marijuana Policy Project
Joseph Troisi Phd. St. Anselm, Psychology Department, Post-Doctoral Fellow Behavioral Pharmacology
Ted Wright, NH State Representative, Lakes region floaterial district
Urban Wild life
Research team from UNH Manchester led by
Dr. Stephen Pugh and Christine Andrews
Holly Johnson Teacher Program Naturalist for the Amoskeag Fishways
Mark Zankel NH Director, of the Nature Conservancy
Nano: discover science & engineering too small to see
David S. Lashmore Ph.D. Research Professor of Materials Science College of Engineering and Physical Sciences UNH
Dr. Mark Schauer Ph.D. Senior Research Scientist Nanocomp Technologies
The intersection of art, science & math from Escher to today.
Leah Fox, Currier Museum of Art Director of Interpretation & Audience Engagement
Marek Bennett, NH based graphic artist and musician
David Brooks, Science Writer for the Nashua Telegraph
Megan Sawyer, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of Mathematics, SNHU
Brain Injury: Discussing the impacts
Daniel Seichepine lecturer at UNH Manchester & clinical neuropsychologist
Genetically Modified Organisms: investigating the technologies and concerns
John E. Carroll, professor of environmental conservation in the Department of Natural Resources UNH
Britt Lundgren, Director of Organic and Sustainable Agriculture at Stonyfield Farm
Bees in NH
Sandra Rehan, Department of Biological Sciences UNH, Head of UNH Bee Lab
Don Kierstead, Resource Conservationist USDA-NRCS
Gut Check: FMT
Allison Perrotta, Alm Lab at MIT
Dan Blackler, Openbiome, in Medford MA
Laser Show! The past, present and future of the technology
Paul Hoff, formerly of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Sanders Associates/BAE, TransEtch Manufacturing
Evan Chicklis, formerly of BAE laser division
David Guerra, Professor of Physics at St. Anselm College, NASA-GSFC's Laboratory for Atmospheres