Three UCF Professors Headline Orlando’s First Taste of Science Festival
Orlando will host its first Taste of Science Festival on April 22-23 as part of an annual national event geared at encouraging public discourse about science and its impact on the community.
Many scientists will speak about a range of topics, including several members of the UCF community during the festival at two locations from 6 to 8 p.m.
Monday, April 22
The Public House, 12046 Collegiate Way
- UCF Physics Professor Joshua Colwell: How Experiments Advance Space Exploration
- Teacher in Residence at UCF Adam LaMee: Coding, Higgs Boson, Dark Matter and Other Cool Sciences
- UCF History Associate Professor Amy Foster: Women in Space
Tuesday, April 23
Grain & The Grape, 1110 Virginia Dr.
- UCF Nanotechnology Associate Professor Debashis Chanda: Rapid Detector for Dopamine and Other Advances in Nanotechnology
- UCF Assistant director of assignments Lynell Hodge: What Cognitive Science Teaches Us about Trauma
- UCF alumnus and city of Orlando director of sustainability Chris Castro: Climate Change and Accelerating the Clean Energy Economy
The public is invited. Tickets at $5 and information are available at tasteofscience.org/orlando.
The Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities – a collaboration between UCF, Florida International University and the University of South Florida – is a sponsor of the Taste of Science events in Florida.
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