Sunday, March 6, 2011

Carleton Celebration of Women in Science and Engineering

The Carleton Celebration of Women in Science and Engineering is one of the biggest highlights of the year, and we want you to participate! This year's Celebration will showcase research and projects done by female students and faculty from Carleton in a way that is accessible to the general public, including high school students. The big day will be on Wednesday, April 6 2011, beginning at 10:00am in Porter Hall.

This Year's Topics

In addition to a few interactive demonstrations of fun outreach activities, the following talks and demos will be given:
  • Rockets! Rovers! Satellites! Oh my!
  • Site of long-term memory storage: Where do our memories reside in our brains
  • Conquering adversity: sub-zero survival, biomedical secrets, and women in science outside of the lab
  • Honey, could you switch back to my channel? The circuit that automatically changes the frequency on TVs every time you need it to
  • The Basics of Municipal Water Treatment
  • Looking inside the brain: Observe the brain during a live brain dissection
  • Is bacteria resistant to antibiotics?
  • Semantic Web: The Future of the Internet
  • Using Facebook for Evil (and other bad things that happen online)
  • Kill cancer, save the rest: Up close and personal radiation treatments for cancer
  • What do soap operas and video games have to do with women in computer science?
  • Technology Making a Difference

Full Schedule

Check out the times, titles, speakers, and talk descriptions!

High School Students

RSVP online if you are a high school student hoping to attend the Celebration!