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Join us for monthly informal discussions with scientists and experts on relevant science topics!

New location for 2015-2016 season:
The Foundry
50 Commercial St.
Manchester, NH 03101
located near the SEE Science Center in Manchester's Millyard behind the parking deck on Commercial St. at the corner of Granite St. (prior location of Jillian's and World Grill) for GPS use 50 Cote Drive.

December 8, 2015
Big Data: Analyzing its role

Web searches, traffic patterns, calories, finances, check-ins, steps… Many of us are producing data even while we sleep. A full 90 percent of all the data in the world has been generated over the last few years as data scientists and analyst explore these brimming, new fields of numbers that overlay our reality. Join us to discuss big data and how it is being used and informing our future.

Our panel of experts will include: Jeremiah Johnson PhD. Analytics Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Data Science UNH Manchester

The event is open to the public, but if you know you will be coming ahead of time please RSVP using Eventbrite here

Science on Tap 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.


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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. 

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SEE wishes to thank the Shaskeen Pub & Restaurant for being our gracious hosts for the first two seasons.

Past topics:

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
Jason Lalla, CP Certified Prosthetist Next Step Bionics & Prosthetics, Inc.
Tom Doyon, Engineer, DEKA

Is Your House a Hybrid House?
Dana Mosher, Construction Technologies Department Chair Manchester Community College
Jack Schelling, Energy Efficiency Program Administrator PSNH Energy Star Program Manager.
Kate Peters, Program Administrator for the Home Performance Program, PSNH and Chair of the state's Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Energy Board
Margaret Hagen, 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

Humans and SpaceIs Mars in the future?
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

Dinosaurs Revisited
Kristen Woytonik Historian of Science, Adjunct Instructor at UNH-Manchester.
Mary Nalasko UNH Manchester graduate who conducted research on a recent paleontology expedition

Rock the Cafe: Explore the geological past of America.
Dr. William Clyde Professor of Geology University of NH.