Presentation | January 13 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Scarlet City Espresso Bar
Tomer Langberg, Molecular & Cell Biology; Ryan Neely, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute
Grounds for Science presents cutting-edge research from the graduate student community at UC Berkeley in a relaxed science cafe setting. This month features short talks by Tomer Langberg and Ryan Neely, exploring the biological machinery that creates the senses, and technology being developed to understand the nervous system.
Lecture | January 21 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building
Diego Melgar, UC Berkeley Seismological Laboratory
Most people think that in the United States, the area
around the San Andreas Fault poses the highest risk for a large earthquake. But the risk for a great earthquake and tsunami is highest in the Pacific Northwest. Join seismologist Diego Melgar and learn about the risks, the geologic forces behind the potential for a truly massive U.S. earthquake, and efforts underway to build warning systems... More >
Panel Discussion | January 26 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Mechanics' Institute, 4th Floor Meeting Room
Ken Goldberg, Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research; John Zysman, Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science
What are the social and economic impacts of technology, robotics and AI on work and employment? Will human beings be completely replaced in the work force? What new jobs will be created and which industries most effected? What will we do with time on our hands and how will we "earn a living"? Two experts in this field will sort out these complicated dynamics, dispel misconceptions, and offer both... More >
$0 Free for UC Berkeley Affiliates
Registration opens January 10. Register online or by calling Pam Troy at 415-393-0102
Lecture | January 27 | 12-1 p.m. | 310 Jacobs Hall
Cooper founder and design pioneer Alan Cooper will speak at Jacobs Hall.
Seminar | January 31 | 4-5 p.m. | 220 Jacobs Hall
Danielle Applestone, Other Machine Company
Danielle Applestone, CEO of Other Machine Company, will speak at Jacobs Hall. Other Machine Company strives to empower nontraditional makers.