Seminar Series

Check out our next lecture on Wednesday, November 28!

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Science in the News is pleased to announce the 2018 Fall Lecture Series! Every week, a group of Harvard graduate or medical students present current information and ongoing research within a particular field – and we’d like to invite you to join the discussion! Our seminars are free and open to audience members of any age and background.

All fall lectures will be held on Wednesday evenings in Armenise Auditorium at Harvard Medical School from 7 to 9:00 p.m. Please see the directions link above for instructions on how to access Armenise Auditorium (in Goldenson Hall) and the lecture hall, located at 200 Longwood Ave in Boston.

This semester’s series will feature eight lectures:
September 26 – Extremophiles: Life on the Edge of our Planet
October 3 – The Past and Future of Viral Outbreaks
October 10 – Altered State of Mind: How Psychedelics Modify the
Brain, Behavior, and Perception
October 17 – A Star Trek: A Voyage to Discover Sources of Cosmic Signals in Our Universe
October 24 – Designing AI-Enabled Technology for Society
November 7 – Fighting Back Against Climate Change: Altering Earth’s Atmosphere
November 14 – Brains and Bodies: How to Make Smart Robots
November 28 – Sex, Science, and the State: The Role of Science in Sexual Reproductive Health and Policymaking

Seminar Archives

To watch previous seminars from this season and previous seasons, check out our archives!