Quack Chats

Thunderbirds fly over the Super Bowl in 2009
January 19

Pub talk: The Super Bowl is a TV show, not a spectator sport

Whitney Wagoner was an NFL insider who knows the off-the-field secrets of sponsorships for the big game
Replica of a Palauan outrigger canoe near a Pacific island
January 5

Talk to explore how winds and currents fueled early seafaring

UO archaeologist Scott Fitzpatrick will take his Ax Billy Grill audience into the Age of Discovery that took people to Pacific and Caribbean islands
2017-2018 image
December 8

Neuroscientist will reveal the secret to making resolutions stick

Your brain on goals: What brain science says about sticking to New Year’s resolutions
Particle collision illustration
November 3

Pub talk on Nov. 8 to explore the deep physics of the universe

Stephanie Majewski will offer a close-up look at the Large Hadron Collider and her quest to find dark matter
Darren Johnson in his lab
October 23

Story of SupraSensor brings home changing face of innovation

Profesor Darren Johnson will talk about science and serendipity at the Oct. 25 Quack Chats
Image shows Mexican folklore dancers moving about in Jalisco
October 6

Pub talk to explore our often-unrecognized sixth sense

On Oct. 11 Andrew Karduna will discuss how injuries upset our natural ability to sense our body’s movements
Chairs in a circle
September 22

Research talk to tackle drinking issues for new college students

UO’s Jessica Cronce helps parents and others communicate effectively about alcohol
Physicist Richard Taylor talks
September 19

Quack Chats to land in downtown Eugene starting Sept. 27

UO’s pub talk series, designed to encourage public interaction with UO researchers, is moving to the Downtown Athletic Club
A total solar eclipse
August 3

UO scientist will shed some light on the eclipse at pub talk

Astrophysicist Scott Fisher will break down the effects of a total solar eclipse Aug. 9
Burger and fries next to bowl of salad
July 7

Complexities of obesity is the focus for July's Quack Chats talk

Leslie Leve and Tasia Smith will discuss efforts to address healthy body weight issues

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