Quack Chats

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Quack Chats

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Quack Chats is a University of Oregon public-outreach initiative that brings the campus community together with the local community. Faculty members share their research with the public during regular pub talks and host a monthly Run With a Researcher event that merges recreational group runs with research salons. Quack Chats events are held both on and off campus and include an array of local happenings that highlight UO research.

All events are free.

Quack Chats Pub Talks

WHEN: 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month*
WHERE: Ax Billy Grill & Sports Bar at the Downtown Athletic Club, 999 Willamette Street, Eugene
COST: Free
CONTACT: For questions, contact uonews@uoregon.edu or 541-346-3314
PARKING: Validated parking is available at the city garage between the club and Oak Street

Richard Taylor discusses the science behind human vision during a March Quack Chats

A group watches Richard Taylor discuss the science behind human vision during a March Quack Chats

Attendees listen to Richard Taylor discuss the science behind human vision during a March Quack Chats

Upcoming Quack Chats Events

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Quack Chats in the News

December 8

Your brain on goals: What brain science says about sticking to New Year’s resolutions

November 3

Stephanie Majewski will offer a close-up look at the Large Hadron Collider and her quest to find dark matter

October 23

Profesor Darren Johnson will talk about science and serendipity at the Oct. 25 Quack Chats

October 6

On Oct. 11 Andrew Karduna will discuss how injuries upset our natural ability to sense our body’s movements

 

Quack Chats Experts

Loren Kajikawa

Loren Kajikawa
Musicology and Ethnomusicology

Ken Prehoda

Ken Prehoda
Chemistry and Biochemistry

Ulrich Mayr

Ulrich Mayr
Psychology

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