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 Run with a Researcher events 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.
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

Whitney Wagoner, director of the UO’s Warsaw Sports Marketing Center, delivering a pub talk, Super Bowl unveiled: Behind the business of the big game

The audience at Whitney Wagoner's pub talk, Super Bowl unveiled: Behind the business of the big game

Whitney Wagoner, director of the UO’s Warsaw Sports Marketing Center, delivering a pub talk, Super Bowl unveiled: Behind the business of the big game

Upcoming Quack Chats Events

Ideas on Tap: Changing Landscapes, Evolving Practices
Mar6
Ideas on Tap: Changing Landscapes, Evolving...Mar 6
6:00 p.m.
Viking Braggot Co. Southtowne Pub
Quack Chats pub talk 'What Arts and Culture Can Teach Us About Climate Change'
Mar6
Quack Chats pub talk 'What Arts and Culture Can...Mar 6
6:00 p.m.
Downtown Athletic Club Ax Billy Grill
Quack Chats Pub Talk “Your ‘Gut Feelings:’ Where Do They Actually Come From? An Exploration of Gut Science”
Mar20
Quack Chats Pub Talk “Your ‘Gut Feelings:’...Mar 20
6:00 p.m.
Downtown Athletic Club Ax Billy Grill
Ideas on Tap: Climate Action
Apr3
Ideas on Tap: Climate ActionApr 3
6:00 p.m.
Viking Braggot Co. Southtowne Pub

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Quack Chats in the News

February 14

Field trips in Eastern Oregon led by Greg Retallack helped put dinosaurs into the state’s past

February 1

Geographer Jim Meacham has helped produce breakthrough, award-winning maps and atlases

January 17

Daniel Lowd will talk about his research on artificial intelligence at the Jan. 23 Quack Chats pub talk

January 4

Chemist Christopher Hendon will give the low-down on how to make great coffee every time

 

Quack Chats Experts

Ken Prehoda

Ken Prehoda
Chemistry and Biochemistry

Ulrich Mayr

Ulrich Mayr
Psychology

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