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Science Pub RVA

  • Join other curious minds at our first virtual Science Pub RVA to explore the topic of trust from both the personal and the societal levels. Nina Farmer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology at Randolph-Macon College and Cary Funk, Ph.D., Director of Science and Society Research, Pew Research Center will be the featured scientific speakers.
  • Several cocktail recipes from local bartenders to quench your thirst for knowledge during our upcoming Virtual Science Pub RVA events.
  • Join other curious minds on February 18th to hear about and discuss these questions with Dr. Ernest McGowen, III, associate professor of political science at the University of Richmond, where democracy is strong, science is respected and elevated. With this in mind, we’ve invited Dr. McGowen to set us straight on some fundamentals with two short talks in one night.
  • Join other curious minds on December 9 for Science Pub RVA and explore how combining the arts, medicine, and the emerging technology of Virtual Reality (VR) can increase empathy in others.
  • A forensic researcher shares the history of opioid abuse in the U.S. and efforts to combat the epidemic, including the scientific challenges faced by crime labs.
  • UVA evolutionary biologist, Robert M. Cox, discusses how and why the evolutionary interests of males and females are not always aligned.