The Science Scene

Monday, April 12

"Global Innovation and Knowledge Diffusion." Emory economist Nels Lind is featured in a virtual lunch-and-learn seminar hosted by Emory's Department of Economics. At 1 pm via Zoom.

Tuesday, April 13

Emory Climate Talks
"Emory Climate Talks." A virtual talk featuring Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, a professor or soil biogeochemistry and chair of the Earth Sciences Life and Environmental Sciences Department at the University of California, Merced. She is investigating the effects of erosion, fire and climate change in soil organic matter. At 10 am via Zoom.

Monday, April 19

"Leaning in a Selection Market: The Case of the ACA Exchanges." Emory economist Evan Saltzman is featured in a virtual lunch-and-learn seminar hosted by Emory's Department of Economics. At 1 pm via Zoom.

Tuesday, April 20

Psychology of Thrills
"The Psychology of Thrill Seekers." Emory psychologist Ken Carter will discuss the lifestyle, psychology and neuroscience behind adrenaline junkies and daredevils. This tendency, or compulsion, has a role in our culture, but where is the line between healthy and unhealthy thrill-seeking and what can we all learn from thrill seekers? At 4 pm via Zoom.

Thursday, April 22

"Viral Justice: Racism, Vulnerability and Refuting Black Pathology." Ruha Benjamin, from Princeton University's Department of African American Studies, is featured in a talk hosted by Emory's Center for the Study of Human Health and the Center for Mind, Brain and Culture. At 4 pm via Zoom.

Monday, April 26

"Health Economics Seminar." Emory economist Chris Karbonik is featured in a virtual lunch-and-learn seminar hosted by Emory's Department of Economics. At 1 pm via Zoom.

Wednesday, April 28

"Undergraduate Fellow Showcase." Research by undergraduates will be featured in a showcase hosted by Emory's Center for Mind, Brain and Culture, featuring Isabella Cantor (anthropology and human biology), Tania Ndirangu (comparative literature), Alec Reinhardt (applied mathematics and statistics) and Daphne Weiss (neuroscience and linguistics). At 4:20 pm via Zoom.

Thursday to Friday, August 12 to 13

Climate Conference
"Georgia Climate Conference."
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Resources Division will host a climate conference on Jekyll Island with the theme "Minimizing Georgia's Risk, Maximizing Georgia's Future." The two-day event will include a poster social, two keynote luncheons, continuing education credits and networking opportunities. Practitioners and researchers working on disaster coastal hazards in Georgia will present results of recent studies, discuss works in progress and share ideas. Registration is required.


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