The UC Center for Public Engagement with Science is back with its monthly feature, Cincinnati Science Roundup. Check out events and news related to science this month from PEWs, our collaborators and community partners in Greater Cincinnati!

PEWS Graduate Student Coffee & Donuts

Thursday, August 31, 11am-12:30pm, outside patio on the south side of Clifton Court Hall, University of Cincinnati
Join us for coffee and donuts to learn about everything PEWS! Drop by to learn about our upcoming Engaging Science courses, our Graduate Student Affiliate Program and more. Please share with any interested UC graduate students! Registration is not required but helpful to know how much food to order.

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Science on Tap: Oak Heritage Conservancy Success Stories

Wednesday, September 13, 6pm, Radio Artifact Studio at Urban Artifact
Science on Tap’s fall series program begins on September 13th with a presentation from the director of the Oak Heritage Conservancy, Jack Sutton. Sutton will discuss how land trusts work to help combat climate change, protect water and land for future generations and provide access to nature. Everyone is welcome to learn about the work being done across Indiana to preserve the land’s natural environment.

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“The Ripple Mixer,” at the Cincinnati Nature Center

Saturday, September 16, 10am-12pm, Rowe Visitor Center
Local author and community leader Peter Block is coming to the Cincinnati Nature Center to discuss ways to protect nature over coffee. Peter’s work focuses on fighting for a better world through connectedness. The Cincinnati Nature Center invites you to bring your experiences, your hopes, and your doubts on protecting nature to this program. Preregistration is required for this program.

Fall 2023 Community Convening

Wednesday, September 20, 2:30-4:30pm, Thomas More University Biology Field Station
The Greater Cincinnati Stem Collaborative is excited to partner with the Ohio STEM Learning Network and Thomas More University to host the Fall 2023 Community Convening. The topic of this event is about the importance of water in our region with a discussion of programs and careers around this topic. Register for this event via Eventbrite.

Science Harvest at the Northside Farmers Market

Wednesday, September 20, 4-7pm, Northside Farmers Market
Science Harvest is a PEWS sponsored program in partnership with UC’s Geosciences Department and Northside Farmers Market. This program strives to share science with market attendees, both adults and kids, through conversations about science and hands-on science activities. Drop by to learn about science from UC graduate students via hands-on activities and demonstrations every third Wednesday of the month. The Northside Farmers Market is located outside Heart of Northside, 4222 Hamilton Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45223. 

Green Drinks with Green Umbrella

Thursday, September 28, 5-7pm, HighGrain Brewing
Join sustainability leaders from across the Cincinnati region for an evening of informal networking at HighGrain Brewing, a member of the Green Umbrella. This happy hour event is open to anyone interested in local climate action and local sustainability initiatives.