The UT Science Forum brings to campus and community attention the scientific research in progress at the University of Tennessee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and other institutions in East Tennessee. Experts present this research and other new findings at the frontiers of science at the general public level so that audiences can appreciate the range and quality of research at UT and nearby institutions. Programs are free of charge and open to the public every Fridays at noon in the Cafe at the Arena.
Science Forum Kicks Off Friday with ‘The Future of Energy from Crops’
Joseph Bozell, professor in the Department of Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries, will present “The Future of Energy from Crops” at the first UT Science Forum of the fall semester on Friday, September 8.
The Science Forum takes place from noon to 1 p.m. Fridays in the Thompson-Boling Arena Cafe (located at 1600 Phillip Fulmer Way), Room A. A 40-minute presentation is followed by a Q&A session.
From Bedbugs to Self-Driving Cars: UT’s Science Forum Returns for Spring
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Science Forum resumes at noon Friday, Jan. 27, with weekly presentations about cutting-edge research on a variety of topics, ranging from the truth about GMOs to the recent Gatlinburg fires.
Science Forum talks are held from noon to 1 p.m. most Fridays in Thompson-Boling Arena Cafe private Rooms C-D. They are free and open to the public.
Attendees may bring their own lunch or purchase lunch at the cafe. Presentations last about 40 minutes and are followed by a question-and-answer session. The presentations are designed for the public.
Science Forum focuses on research ethics
Neal Stewart, professor of plant molecular genetics, will speak on research ethics at the September 6 meeting of the UT Science Forum. Stewart’s topic is “Scientific Misconduct: Is It Getting Worse?” The program, the first brown-bag lunch forum of the semester, is held in Room C-D in the Thompson-Boling Arena dining room.