Hot Science Cool Talks

Hot Science – Cool Talks brings leading scientists and their research to you! They are much more than just lectures, featuring engaging activities for multiple age groups and professional development opportunities for teachers.  Learn more…


Upcoming Events

Chris KirkFriday, October 21, 2016
7:00 p.m.

Some Like It Hot, Hot, Hot: When Primates Roamed Texas’ Rainforests
with Dr. Christopher Kirk, Anthropology Professor, UT Austin

Professor Kirk takes us millions of years back and discovers a time when, if you were walking through parts of Texas, you would hack your way through hot, tropical rainforests and encounter curious primates. Read more.

Everyone attending the talk must have a ticket. Registration will open in early October.


FridayClay Johnston, December 2, 2016
7:00 p.m.

Never Wait for a Doctor Again? Revolutionizing Health Care
with Dr. Clay Johnston, Dean, Dell Medical School

What does the future of health care look like? Will you screen yourself for disease with your smart phone? Never wait for a doctor? Wear a hospital gown that preserves your modesty? Hear how the new Dell Medical School at UT Austin is working to make Austin a model healthy city.


Support for Hot Science – Cool Talks has been provided by

mitchell foundation

Earth Day Texas

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