The Anchorage Science Pub (ASP) offers short, informal talks from a variety of presenters concerning different scientific topics, followed by a question and answer session. The ASP was created to educate the public on subjects that they might not normally hear about.
We meet monthly at the 49th State Brewing Co. on 3rd Ave in Downtown Anchorage. All our events are free, but we do hope that attendees give a donation to help us promote and buy needed supplies. All the ASP committee members are volunteers; we work hard to keep the Anchorage Science Pub professional and entertaining.
Joining the group will enable to you to keep updated on the newest pubs! Our meetup is the event there is no formal group at the day of the event.
Please join us for this virtual pub event! As indicated in the announcement on the ASP Facebook page, we are showcasing past Anchorage Science Pub events from our video library. Some of the presentations were held at different locations by previous ASP members. The videos are also available on YouTube so that you can watch them them at your convenience. We encourage you to tune in at 4pm, order take out or delivery food from our usual host, 49th State Brewery, enjoy a refreshing (hopefully local) beverage, and learn some science!
In this month's presentation, Dr. Ryan Harrod speaks about Reading the Bones: ways we can tell someone's life history from their remains.
The video link should appear for the event, but in the case it does not, please use this link: https://youtu.be/ubYnQb5KA4Q
Dr. Harrod is an assistant professor in anthropology at UAA. He specializes in biological anthropology, with research and expertise in bioarcheology, paleopathology and forensic anthropology. He's interested in questions of identify, health and disease, conflict and violence, social inequality, ethics and repatriation. He has studied Native American populations through the Western US and a historical group of immigrant Chinese to the US. He is co-author of several books and working on his own book.