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Join ORED for Another Round of SAS Talks May 2

April 09, 2018

Faculty, staff and students are welcome to join the Office of Research and Economic Development for the second engagement of SAS (Short and Sweet) Talks from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in the IRIC step Auditorium, as well as via livestream statewide.

The event will be streamed to U of I Boise Room 162, Coeur d'Alene Room 240B and Idaho Falls, TAB 350. Food, as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, will be available on the Moscow campus. 

Six speakers representing a variety of disciplines in the sciences, arts and humanities will meet to give rapid fire presentations about their work. Each presentation will have exactly 20 slides, and each of those slides will be timed to 20 seconds.

The event is free and open to all with a networking reception on the Moscow campus after the presentations. Cushion seating will also be provided.

Presentations will include:

  • "A Model-Centric Framework of Scientific Discovery and Reproducibility" presented by Berna Devezer, assistant professor of marketing, College of Business and Economics

  • "The Influence of Political Ideology and Trust on Willingness to Vaccinate" presented by Bert Baumgaertner, assistant professor of philosophy, College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

  • "What Lurks Among Us: The Chemistry and Biology of the Indoor Environment" presented by Elizabeth Cooper, associate professor of architecture, College of Art and Architecture and director of the University of Idaho's Integrated Design Lab in Boise

  • "Consequences of Simulated Anoxia and Algae Induced Eutrophication on Metal Release in Lake Coeur d'Alene" presented by James Moberly, assistant professor, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering

  • "Exploring Profound Learning" co-presented by Associate Professor Michael Kroth and Assistant Professor Davin Carr-Chellman, College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

  • "Bringing Biological Images to Life: Toward Virtual Life" presented by Kyle Harrington, assistant professor, virtual technology and design, College of Art and Architecture

SAS Talks are a fun way to learn more about all the interesting research, scholarly and creative activities at U of I.

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