Cafe Scientifique Twin Ports wouldn’t exist without the dedicated scientists, researchers, and discussion leaders who have given their time to lead our events.
June, 2019: Gene Kremer, Funga!
May, 2019: Claire Lande, Bees!
April, 2019: Vicki Kurker, The World Climate Simulation
March, 2019: Julie Etterson, Adaptation in the Anthropocene, the resurrection is near!
February, 2019: 2nd Annual Science Social and Trivia
January, 2019: J. Neil Henderson, Where medicine meets culture
November, 2018: Samuel Stewart, How a lonely mathematician models really dense crowds
October, 2018: John Dahl, Freaky Biology and Zombies, Naturally
September (Oct 2nd), 2018: Adam Swanson, Sharing Science Through Art
August, 2018: Melissa Maurer-Jones and Tayler Hebner, The Fate of Plastics in the Environment + The Role of Mentorship in Science
July, 2018: Gerald Shepard, Taxonomy: The ‘caddis’ in the coal mine, invasive ID, and the importance of knowing our aquatic neighbors
June, 2018: LSRI Scientists – Heidi Saillard and Kelsey Prihoda, Lake Superior’s Beaches
May, 2018: Richard Buckalew and Eric Erdmann, The Gerry-Mander, Voting Methods, and Mathematics
April, 2018: George Hudak, Minnesota’s Potential Mineral Future and Opportunities
March, 2018: Katie Williams, The Social Side of Science
February, 2018: First Annual – Science Social and Team Trivia
January, 2018: Carol Christenson, Forecasting Winds and Waves of Lake Superior
December, 2017: Eric Norland, From Ancient Religion to Modern Cosmology
November, 2017: Emily Stone, Exploring Northwoods Nature through Science and Your Senses
October, 2017: Rachel Portinga, How to Lower an Ecological Footprint
September, 2017: Adam M Frankiewicz, The Art of Scientific Illustration (October 5th, combined discussion and art opening)
August, 2017: Matthew Etterson and Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory, The Phenomenon of Bird Migration
July, 2017: John Pastor, The North Woods: Past, Present, and Future
June, 2017: Ryan Hueffmeier, Citizen Science
May, 2017: Beau Webber, The Future of Genomic Engineering
April, 2017: Dale Hoff, Environmental Science and Imperative of Scientific Communication
March, 2017: Heather Wright-Wendel, The Role of Green Infrastructure in Building Resilient Communities
February, 2017 : “Astro” Bob King, The Future of Humans in Space