Better Learning With Beer!

The Clinton Street Theater

Portland, Oregon

Science on Tap is a science lecture series where you can sit back, enjoy a pint, and laugh while you learn. Listen to experts talk about the science in your neighborhood and around the world. You don’t have to be a science geek to have fun—all you need is a thirst for knowledge!

Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in Portland

Genetic Treasures from Apple’s Ancestral Home

Note: This event will be one week later than our usual date. An apple a day. Upset the apple cart. As American as apple pie. Apples are so common in society that they serve as a cultural touchstone for dozens of expressions. However, what do we really know about them? Until very recently, most of… GET DETAILS

Friday, June 24, 2016, in Portland

SPECIAL FRIDAY EVENT AT THE ALBERTA ROSE THEATRE! Every Brain Needs Music: Neuroscience, Performance, and Song

Music not only soothes the soul, but it can enhance the brain as well. At this special Friday night Science on Tap, explore the origins of music, why humans enjoy making and listening to music, and how the brain behaves when we create music. Also, learn how music practice might improve brain development and prevent… GET DETAILS

Tuesday, July 5, 2016, in Portland

A Scientific Approach to Raising an Ideal Dog

Most people raise dogs as if they are mini furry people, but they’re not. Canines are proud members of a different species with very different sensory systems and somewhat different social structure. At this Science on Tap, Dr. Rolan Tripp, a veterinarian and animal behaviorist, will talk about understanding how dogs think and why they… GET DETAILS