The Spring 2017 Board of Trustees Professor Seminar – Science and the Public: Seeing Eye to Eye – will take place Monday, April 10, 2017, in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center. Refreshments will be provided from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., with the presentation and Q&A to follow from 12 to 1 p.m.
During this seminar, Dr. Dan Gebo will offer his view on what science and scientists actually do and why. Is science actually relevant to the public? What can scientists do to improve communications and public policy?
Dan Gebo has been a faculty member at Northern Illinois University since 1987. His primary research area is in primatology, where he has conducted fieldwork in rainforests and in deserts across four continents. He studies how primate movement patterns change over time. His current fieldwork is in China where he is actively engaged in finding early fossil primates.
No registration is required—Everyone is welcome!
The seminar is sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center.