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Scientist in the Spotlight

Scientist in the Spotlight at NHMU
Creating a bridge between the public and local scientists in an informal atmosphere where visitors can ask questions and learn more about current research, this popular program highlights scientists from our own staff along with others from the community. 

First and third Friday of each month, from 2 p.m.–4 p.m.

Included in Museum Admission. Free to members and holders of a valid U ID.

Upcoming Events

September 18, 2020 - 2:00pm
Discover what it's like to be a geologist. Join Emily Kleber to explore earthquake geology!
October 2, 2020 - 2:00pm
Discover what it’s like to be a Zooarchaeologist. Join Kasey Cole to explore animal remains from archaeological sites!
October 16, 2020 - 2:00pm
Discover what it’s like to be a Scientific Animator. Join Grace Hsu to explore the tiny world of cellular and molecular biology during Scientist in the Spotlight at NHMU.
November 6, 2020 - 2:00pm
Discover what it’s like to be a developmental cell biologist! Join Macaulie Casey to explore how cells communicate in the developing eye during Scientist in the Spotlight at...
November 20, 2020 - 2:00pm
Discover what it’s like to be a Watershed Field Scientist. Join Greta Hamilton to explore stream health science during Scientist in the Spotlight at NHMU.
December 4, 2020 - 2:00pm
Discover what it’s like to be a cognitive neuroscientist. Join Sara LoTemplio to explore the neuroscience of attention during Scientist in the Spotlight at NHMU.