Science Lecture Series


Science Lecture Series - Winter & Spring 2014

A series of lectures co-sponsored by the Environmental Dynamics and GeoEcology (EDGE) Institute, the Department of Earth Sciences, and the Office of Research and Economic Development. All are on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.  in the UC Riverside Extension Center, Conference Rooms D & E, 1200 University Avenue, Riverside. Admission and parking are free (pick up a parking permit from the attendant).


Winter & Spring 2014
January 22: HAIR: The History of Animals Using Isotope Records

Thure Cerling, University of Utah
Lecture Slides Lecture Video

March 5: The Deep History of Life

Andrew Knoll, Harvard University
Lecture Slides Lecture Video

April 2: What's for Dinner? Molecular Signatures of Plants, Animals, and Water in Early Human Habitats

Kate Freeman, Pennsylvania State University
Lecture Video

April 9: How Fracking Impacts Our Water: The Pennsylvania Experience

Sue Brantley, Pennsylvania State University
Lecture Slides Lecture Video

April 23: Global Warming 36 Million Years Ago: What It Means for Us

Scott Wing, Smithsonian Institution
Lecture Slides Lecture Video

May 7: Beyond Seismology: Studying Earthquakes and Faults From Space

Gareth Funning, University of California, Riverside
Lecture Slides Lecture Video

Previous Lectures and Videos

Here you can find a list of our previous lecture series.
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Professional development credit for teachers

Teachers who are interested in receiving professional development credit for attending the lecture series must make arrangements in advance with University Extension.

Contact Annette Webb, by calling (951) 827-1653 or send an email to awebb@ucx.ucr.edu. To receive credit, teachers must attend all lectures in the series.

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Additional Information

Still looking for more information or have questions? Tell us your comments, questions, and concerns by calling (951) 827-5089, or email Carol Lerner

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