"Current Results from the Malawi Earlier-Middle Stone Age Project." A talk by anthropologist Jessica Thompson, from the University of Queensland. At 4 pm in Emory Anthropology, room 206.
Thursday, March 6
"Celebration of Technology and Innovation." Christopher Yochim of AstraZeneca will keynote this annual awards event focused on biotechnology entrepreneurs. At 4:30 pm at Emory Conference Center's Silver Bell Pavilion.
March 7 through March 9
"Young Environmentalists Youth Summit." Greening Forward hosts a conference on building, planning, evaluating and continuing youth-driven environmental campaigns. At Georgia Tech.
|Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey|
Friday, March 7
"Symposium on the Biology of Family and Social Relationships." A day-long event featuring speakers working on the leading edge of social relationships and neuroscience, anthropology and genetics. Beginning at 10:30 am in the Neuroscience Seminar Room, Yerkes Primate Center.
Sunday, March 9
"Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey." Atlanta Science Tavern hosts a watch party for the premiere of a greatly anticipated TV series. A follow-up to Carl Sagan's classic "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," the new series will be presented by astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson. RSVP required. At 8 pm in the private room of Famous Pub.
Tuesday, March 11
"Active Galaxies and Galaxy Evolution." A dinner and discussion, featuring Penn State astrophysicist Michael Eracleous. At 5:30 pm at Colony Bistro in Georgia Tech's BioQuad. Tickets required.
Monday, March 17
"Evolution of Theory and Data in Eyewitness Identification Research and Reform." Eyewitnesses make mistakes: They sometimes fail to identify the guilty, and they sometimes falsely identify the innocent. The strongest evidence of this problem comes from more than 300 DNA exoneration cases in the U.S. Steven Clark, a psychologist from the University of California, Riverside, will discuss the evolution of theories of eyewitness identification and present a framework for reforms. At 4 pm in Emory Psychology, room 290.
"Green Water: Examining Health, Human Rights and Business Impacts of Water Privatization." Mark LeChevallier, Director of Innovation and Environmental Stewardship of America Water, will keynote this World Water Day event. His talk will be followed by a panel discussion. At 5 pm in Emory's Claudia Nance Rollins Auditorium.
Wednesday, March 19
"Mental Time Travel in Rats: Decoding Neural Representations During Decision-Making Processes." Neuroscientist David Redish, from the University of Minnesota, will show that it is possible to identify "mental time travel" in rats as times when specific neural structures represent other places and other times. At 4 pm inEmory's White Hall, room 112.
Thursday, March 20
"What Not do Do When Your Roommate is Murdered in Italy: An Essay for Amanda Knox." The Emory Psychoanalytic Studies Program presents a talk by Martha-Grace Duncan, a professor of law at Emory. Her talk is part of a book in progress to be titled, "Morbid Laughter, Proper Tears: The Demand for 'Appropriate' Emotions in Criminal Law." At 4:30 pm in Emory's White Hall, room 103.
Friday and Saturday, March 21 to March 22
"Spatial Representations and Representational Spaces." A workshop on the mechanisms of learning across development and species, featuring psychology faculty from Emory, Cornell and the University of Western Ontario. Starting at 9 am both days, in Emory Psychology, room 290.
Saturday, March 22
|Frogs Need Our Help|
"Frogs Need Our Help." Mark Mandica of the Atlanta Botanical Garden will talk about the Metro Atlanta Amphibian Monitoring Program, which is seeking "citizen scientists" to gather data on frogs and salamanders native to ATL. An Atlanta Science Tavern event, at 7 pm at Manuel's Tavern.
March 22 to March 29
"Atlanta Science Festival." More than 80 community partners, including Emory, are collaborating on the weeklong celebration of local science and technology, including tours, special talks, art shows, film screenings, and more. More than 100 events are planned throughout metro Atlanta. Click here to view the full list of events on the Emory campus. The week will culminate on Saturday, March 29, with an Exploration Expo at Centennial Olympic Park.
Sunday, March 23
"Dinosaurs Without Bones." A talk by Emory paleontologist Anthony Martin about his new book, "Dinosaurs Without Bones: Dinosaur Lives as Revealed by Their Trace Fossils." At 4 pm at Fernbank Museum.
|"Whales: Giants of the Deep"|
"Whales: Giants of the Deep." Climb through a whale heart the size of a car, part of an exhibit at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History. The interactive exhibit also features whale songs, traditional Maori legends from the South Pacific, artifacts and enormous whale skeletons up to 58-feet long.
For more events, click on links to Emory calendars:
Center for Mind, Brain and Culture
Frontiers in Neuroscience Seminars
Math and Computer Science
Rollins School of Public Health
School of Medicine: Medical Grand Rounds
Emory All-events Calendar
Emory Mobile Calendar