Author Archive

“Should we engineer the mosquito?” – Ronda Hamm @ Cafe Inquiry

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PUBLIC LECTURE, FEBRUARY 15th, 7pm BIER BREWERY, 65th NEAR BINFORD CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana co-host the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.” RSVP here! We’ll be at a number of locations in… Continue reading

“What Are Forests For?” – Sandy Messner @ Cafe Inquiry

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PUBLIC LECTURE, January 18th, 7pm ROUND TOWN BREWERY, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana co-host the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.” RSVP here! We’ll be at a number of locations… Continue reading

“Organoids: From In Vitro Oddities to Promising Therapies” – Karl Koehler @ Cafe Inquiry

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PUBLIC LECTURE, November 16th, 7pm CENTER FOR INQUIRY, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana co-host the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.”   Presentation: In recent years, numerous studies have shown how… Continue reading

“Malaria Therapy for Neurosyphilis” – Sarah M. Halter @ Cafe Inquiry

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PUBLIC LECTURE, October 19th, 7pm CENTER FOR INQUIRY, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana co-host the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.”   Presentation: Before penicillin, general paralysis, a form of… Continue reading

“Yeast research: from the bench to the brewery” – Matt Bochman @ Cafe Inquiry

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PUBLIC LECTURE, September 21st, 7pm CENTER FOR INQUIRY, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana co-host the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.”   Presentation: Matt Bochman got his PhD in molecular,… Continue reading

Special Cafe Inquiry at Broken Beaker – “Alzheimer’s Disease: Why haven’t we found a cure?”

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SPECIAL CAFE INQUIRY EVENT! BROKEN BEAKER DISTILLERY, MASS AVE. INDIANAPOLIS (Map) CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana co-host the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.” This month, Broken Beaker is joining in the… Continue reading

“Healthy Oils and Nutrition Labels”- Mary Evenson at Cafe Inquiry

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PUBLIC LECTURE, July 20th, 7pm CENTER FOR INQUIRY, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana co-host the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.”   Presentation: Food gives our bodies essential nutrients we… Continue reading

“Organoids: From In Vitro Oddities to Promising Therapies” – Karl Koehler @ Cafe Inquiry

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THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 16th!   PUBLIC LECTURE, June 15th, 7pm CENTER FOR INQUIRY, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana co-host the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.”… Continue reading

“Art, Imagination, and Medicine” – Juliet King @ Cafe Inquiry

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PUBLIC LECTURE, May 18th, 7pm CENTER FOR INQUIRY, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana co-host the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.”   Presentation: Art therapy is a mainstream medical and… Continue reading

CINSO at Science Central for Science Fair Recognition Day

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SUNDAY, MARCH 20TH, 2016, 10a-5p Eight local researchers have been working hard in our professional development workshop series Portal to the Public with Science Central in Fort Wayne. We have been developing hands-on… Continue reading

“Educating global science students while they help discover drugs for neglected diseases” – William Scott @ Cafe Inquiry

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PUBLIC LECTURE, April 20th, 7pm CENTER FOR INQUIRY, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana co-host the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.”   Presentation: Not enough research is done to find… Continue reading

“The Art and Science of Teaching with Technology” – Andy Gavrin @ Cafe Inquiry

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PUBLIC LECTURE, March 16th, 7pm CENTER FOR INQUIRY, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana co-host the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.”   Presentation: If you read the papers, or watch… Continue reading

“Measuring the Motion of Asteroids from Indianapolis” – Xianming Han @ Cafe Inquiry

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PUBLIC LECTURE, FEBRUARY 17th, 2016, 7pm CENTER FOR INQUIRY, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana co-host the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.” Presentation: Asteroid collisions with the Earth are the… Continue reading

“This Was Indiana: The Historic Hoosier Landscape in 1816.” – Mike Homoya @ Cafe Inquiry

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PUBLIC LECTURE, January 20th, 7pm CENTER FOR INQUIRY, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana co-host the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.” Presentation: During this year of Indiana’s bicentennial it is… Continue reading

“Reprogramming the Genome for Resurrection and Regeneration” – David Stocum @ Cafe Inquiry

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PUBLIC LECTURE, December 16th, 7pm CENTER FOR INQUIRY, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana co-host the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.” Presentation: In this exciting Cafe Inquiry, Dr. Stocum will… Continue reading

Science on Tap: Monthly from IUPUI School of Science & Metazoa Brewing Co

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THIRD THURSDAYS, 5:30PM, METAZOA BREWING CO. Sponsored by the School of Science & School of Science Alumni Association, Science on Tap is a monthly speaker series that aims to spark lively discussion about… Continue reading

Rad Science: Science Night with Purdue Neurotrauma Group

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OCTOBER 22nd, 5:30-7pm at the INDIANA STATE MUSEUM

“Forensic entomology in the ‘omics era'” – Dr. Christine Picard @ Cafe Inquiry

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PUBLIC LECTURE, November 18th, 7pm CENTER FOR INQUIRY, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana co-host the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.” Presentation: Forensic entomology is an old field, when it… Continue reading

2nd Annual Indiana Spirits: POP!

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TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE! FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2015, 8-11:30, 21 and up Join us at the second annual Indiana Spirits, the Hoosier-themed cocktail party. CINSO will be there with science of things that POP!… Continue reading

“The Monster Mash: The Science Behind Monster Legends” – Bill Sullivan @ Cafe Inquiry

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PUBLIC LECTURE, October 14th, 7pm CENTER FOR INQUIRY, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana co-host the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.” Presentation: For this special Halloween edition of Café Inquiry,… Continue reading

Dr. Randall Roper, Discussing Down Syndrome Research @ Cafe Inquiry

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PUBLIC LECTURE, September 15th, 7pm CENTER FOR INQUIRY, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana co-host the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.” Presentation: For a long time, it was thought that… Continue reading

“Current Knowledge of GMO foods” – Ricardo Ekmay @ Cafe Inquiry

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PUBLIC LECTURE, JUly 15th, 7pm CENTER FOR INQUIRY, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana is co-hosting the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.” Presentation: Organic. Natural. GMO-free. Foods can be… Continue reading

“Paradigm Shifts: Impacts on Science” – Amber Mosley @ Cafe Inquiry

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PUBLIC LECTURE, JUNE 24th, 7pm CENTER FOR INQUIRY, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana is co-hosting the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.” Throughout the history of science, there have… Continue reading

Adult Space Camp @ Spaceport Indiana – Registration Required

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JULY 26-28, SEE DETAILS FOR SCHEDULE Think INSpace Camp is only for kids? Cast off that silly notion and get ready to have some fun! Start your camp on Friday afternoon and get… Continue reading

INSpace Camp @ Knightstown – Indiana Spaceport, Registration Required

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JULY 16th-19th, 9am-4pm Location: Knightstown Elementary School, 8632 Indiana 109, Knightstown, IN 46148, United States INSpace camp is available for ages 8-17 and includes four days of great activities and fun. Students learn… Continue reading

McCloud Nature Park Stargaze – by Indiana Astronomical Society

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MAY 16th, 9pm, MCCLOUD NATURE PARK McCloud Nature Park Address: 8518 N Hughes Road, North Salem, IN, 46165 Introduction to and observing of the night sky, hosted by the Indiana Astronomical Society. Bring… Continue reading

Kiln Burn @ Conner Prairie

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MAY 2nd, ALL DAY AT CONNER PRAIRIE Visit the Barker Brother’s Pottery Shop in Prairietown where a kiln full of wares is being fired. Come find out how a white hot fire and… Continue reading

Susan Walsh: “Forensic DNA Phenotyping” at Cafe Inquiry, May 19th

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PUBLIC LECTURE, MAY 19th, 7pm CENTER FOR INQUIRY, DOWNTOWN INDIANAPOLIS CINSO and the Center for Inquiry of Indiana is co-hosting the monthly lecture series “Cafe Inquiry.” Dr. Susan Walsh from IUPUI will talk… Continue reading

Science of Sport @ Indiana Academy, Muncie

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SATURDAY, MAY 9th, 9a-12p, GRADES 6-8, $30, REGISTRATION REQUIRED Go from the classroom to the court in this Saturday Adventure! Students will learn to test reaction times using a computer program and compare… Continue reading

Save the Date: Celebrate Science Indiana, October 3rd

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Celebrate Science Indiana 2015 is at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on October 3 from 9:30 am – 5:30 pm. This will be the 5th year for this outreach that includes a wide variety… Continue reading