Join us for monthly informal discussions with scientists
experts on relevant science topics!
Science on Tap will resume September 9th
Medical Marijuana - the Science Behind the Debates
Medical Marijuana is headed to NH. Join us to discuss the science of this plant and what the recently passed New Hampshire law will mean for patients. Scientific research on Marijuana and other cannabinoids has been conducted for decades. Participate and learn about the chemistry of these substances and how it relates to human biology and psychology. Ask the experts about the different types and forms of marijuana and synthetic marijuana. Discover how marijuana compares with other prescription drugs, illegal drugs, tobacco and herbals. Become more informed about this current issue in our state and country.
The discussion will be led by a panel of local experts including:
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
If you know ahead of time that you will be attending, please RSVP using Eventbrite
Science on Tap is hosted by The Shaskeen Pub at 909 Elm St. Manchester NH.
Events are held on the second Tuesday of each month (except July and August) Doors open at 5:30pm.
The Shaskeen donates a percentage of food & beverage sales
made at the event to the program.
Science on Tap is presented by the SEE Science Center
in partnership with UNH Manchester and SilverTech.
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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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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