Join us for monthly informal discussions with scientists and
experts on relevant science topics!
Science on Tap is moving to the Stark Brewing Company for the 2016 -2017 season. Located at 500 Commercial Street Manchester, NH Stark Brewing Co. will host the series in Bo’s Lounge and function room on the first Tuesday of each month from September through June beginning September 6th. Doors open at 5:30pm and the discussion begins at 6:00pm.
The new season kicks off Sept. 6th with Spirit: The science of wine, beer, mead, and spirits. These growing industries operate in facilities that look like a mad scientist’s laboratory with pipes, valves, gauges, flammable liquids and graduated cylinders included! Learn about the precision necessary to create quality products. Discover what happens from ingredient selection, to preparation to production and storage. Join us as we discuss the processes, nuances and chemistry of producing unique local varieties of your favorite adult beverage.
The September 6th panel of experts will include:
Science on Tap is a program of the SEE Science Center. The events are free to the general public. Participants are welcome to order from the food and beverage menus at Stark Brewing. Drop-ins are welcome but attendees are encouraged to register in advance using Eventbrite.
- Brian Ferguson Owner/Distiller/ Wine Maker Flagg Hill Winery & Distillery Lee
- Andy Harthcock Owner/ Distiller Djinn Spirits Nashua
- Andre Marcoux Head Distiller Stark Brewing Co. Manchester
- Michael Fairbrother Founder / Head Mead & Cider Maker, Moonlight Meadery Londonderry
If you have ideas or suggestions for next season please send us an Email.
Thank you to The Foundry for generously hosting and contributing to the program last season.
Science on Tap is a program of 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.
To learn more about these programs in the United States visit: sciencecafes.org
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
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
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.
Big Data: Analyzing its role
Jeremiah Johnson Analytics Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Data Science UNH Manchester
Principal Engineer, Infrastructure
Clean Water Solutions: From NH to the World
Ryan LaRocque, Slingshot systems engineer at DEKA Research and Development
Cheryl Wood, Laboratory Manager and Microbiologist at Manchester Water Works
Deepika Kurup, winner of the 2012 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Award for developing a solar water purification system.
Material science: Creating the substances of the future
Debbie Chachra, Ph.D,
Associate Professor of Materials Science Olin College of Engineering
Plastics Engineer DEKA Research & Development
Manager of the Materials Team in R&D group at Velcro Companies
Planning & Acting for NH Wildlife
John Kanter, Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Supervisor, NH Fish and Game Department
Heidi Holman, Wildlife diversity biologist, NH Fish and Game Department
Haley Andreozzi, Wildlife Outreach Coordinator, UNH Cooperative Extension
The Science of Addiction
John "Geno" Colby, MSW, LADC -Admissions Clinician, Westbridge
Kelly Seichepine, MD -Concord Hospital
Daniel R. Seichepine, Ph.D. -Lecturer of Psychology, Neuropsychology Program UNH Manchester
Weather: The technology of predicting the future
Cyrena-Marie Arnold Meteorologist for NH1 News & Director of Product Sciences for Weather Analytics
Lourdes B. Aviles, Ph.D. Professor of Meteorology Plymouth State University
Josh Judge WMUR Meteorologist
Scott Reynolds Meteorologist-in-Charge NOAA/NWS CWSU Nashua NH