|Coffee Talks are meetings between faculty and graduate students from different academic departments within the University of Colorado, Boulder. At each meeting, one researcher presents his or her recent work in progress in an informal, constructive atmosphere that allows the speaker to receive critical feedback from faculty in other fields. In addition, the audience is provided an opportunity to learn about critical research being done in other departments.
Recent Coffee Talk topics have included climate change, models in historical science, origin of life, science and religion, and biology education.
Fall 2015 - Spring 2016 Talks:
Coffee Talks are usually held in HLMS 269 Morris Reading Room at 3:30pm.
Sept 15, 2015: Elisabeth Lloyd, Philosophy, Indiana University
"The female orgasm debates: How social and theoretical biases influence science."
3:30 PM, HLMS 252
Nov 17, 2015: Iskra Fileva, Philosophy, University of Colorado
"Mad or Bad? On the Status of Cluster B Personality Disorders."
Feb 23, 2016: Brian Zaharatos, Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado
"Beyond Algorithms: Philosophy of Statistics in the Standard Curriculum"
April 5, 2016: Allan Franklin, Physics, University of Colorado
"Physics Textbooks Don't Always Tell the Truth"
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