New and Upcoming Events - December 5, 2012 Edition

From: Marc M.
Sent on: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 11:27 AM

I’m pleased to report that the EU Science Café Series, produced in collaboration with the French and British Consulates in Atlanta, will be starting back up in the the new year. Read the fine print beneath the announcement to see how you might be able to contribute.

Remember, you can follow us @sciencetavern on Twitter and on our Facebook page and that you can catch up with podcasts of select past meetups on iTunes.

See you at Java Vino, Manuel’s Tavern and the Alliance Française,
Marc


New
Tue, Jan 29, 6:00p
Highly Advanced Mining Techniques in 16th-Century Europe - An EU Science Café
Join us at the Alliance Française to hear Nicolas Florsch, Scientific Attaché at French General Consulate here, discuss how highly advanced mining techniques contributed to the wealth of the Habsburg dynasty in 16th-century Europe. Snacks and light refreshments will be served.

Note: EU Science Cafés is an ongoing series. If you are an EU scientist here doing research at any level - university professor, postdoctoral fellow or graduate student - and are interested in being part of this innovative kind of science outreach, please reply to this email to let me know.


Next week
Wed, Dec 12, 7:00p
Volcano Chasing through the Years and the Science behind It *
Our Science Rathskeller series at Java Vino picks up again as Georgia Tech geophysics graduate student, Sarah Polster, introduces us to the field of volcanology and discusses possible directions for her future work. This will be the first in an occasional series during which Sarah shares the progress of her research with us.


Later this month
Sat, Dec 22, 7:00p
How the Neuroscience of Love May Lead to New Therapies for Autism *
Larry Young will speak about his research on the science of social bonding in monogamous prairie voles and discuss the remarkable parallels discovered in human social relationships. He will also discuss how his discoveries on the chemistry of bonding may lead to new therapies to improve social functioning in autism. Copies of Larry's new book, The Chemistry Between Us: Love, Sex, and the Science of Attraction, will be available for purchase.

* Denotes an event which is an exclusive production of the Atlanta Science Tavern.

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