Periodic Tables: Science Goes Public @ MotorCo
Jan 10 all-day

Researchers at N.C. State are busting science out of the lab and into the public sphere. Learn how, why, and where they’re headed next. Dr. Holly Menninger is director of public science for the College of Sciences at N.C. State.

More on Dr. Holly Menninger: An entomologist by training, Dr. Holly is a science communicator by passion and practice. She has worked at the intersection of science and society – in policy, natural resource management, and public engagement in science.

Brain Awareness Week Trivia Night @ Bull McCabe's Irish Pub
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm

You’ve heard it with your cochleas, seen it with your retinas but do you remember it with your brain?

Have fun, compete for multiple prizes, all while learning cool stuff about the brain during five rounds of high culture, low culture, (a lot) of POP culture, all mixed up with some neuroscience.

Society for Neuroscience, Triangle Chapter is hosting Neuroscience Trivia for ages 21+ (unless accompanied by an adult). There will be free appetizers while supplies last.

DIBS Discovery Day @ Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) to experience family-friendly demonstrations and conversations about how brain science is used to help solve society’s most pressing challenges. Activities include measuring electrical activity in live crickets, brain teasers, concussion prevention demos, holding brain specimens and more. A kids’ corner will be available to help satisfy the minds of young tots! Free and open to the public.