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


Next Science on Tap is June 9th
Laser Show! The past, present and future of the technology

Laser technology has long been a darling of science (and science fiction) buffs with its enormous potential and curious applications. The technology is used in our homes, laboratories, grocery stores, construction sites, in surgery, manufacturing, in communications and on the battlefield.
We will discuss how this technology has evolved, its current uses, its role in local research and where it may be heading in the future.

Join us as we converse with our panel of experts featuring:
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




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.

Have ideas? Send us a note
pete@see-sciencecenter.org


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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

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