Events & Programs

Science in the City

Join us for an evening program that celebrates the latest in scientific research and technological innovation.

Science in the City invites experts from local organizations to discuss timely topics in science and technology and how they affect our community. Each event features a presentation designed for general audiences followed by a discussion. Some events include exciting extras such as IMAX® documentary showings, planetarium demonstrations, or even hands-on activities to further explore the evening’s topic.

Breast Cancer: Deciding a Course of Action

Oct 23 – Learn how medical treatment decisions are made through mock case studies as local medical experts use medical imagery and conversation to highlight their multidiscipline approach to breast cancer treatment. Learn more

Becoming a Werewolf

Oct. 30 – Join Kaitlyn Casimo, PhD from the Allen Institute for a fun, scary event. It’s her third Halloween Science in the City. Learn More


Here’s a taste of what you’ll discover at Science In The City:

Science in the City presents the Global Health and Development lecture series: On the second Tuesday of every month, the Global Health and Development lecture features a presentation by a scientist or researcher who is working on scalable solutions to address global health problems. All Global Health and Development lectures are free and have drinks available for purchase. Our key partners in the series are the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Washington Global Health Alliance.

Currently scheduled events are listed below. Make sure to check back frequently for newly listed events. Subscribe to our email list at the bottom of this page to receive monthly event announcements and updates.

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Upcoming Events

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october 2018

23oct7:00 pm9:00 pmBreast Cancer: Deciding a Course of ActionGo behind the scenes of a Tumor Board meeting as local medical experts discuss how and why certain treatment decisions are made.7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

30oct6:00 pm9:00 pmBecoming a WerewolfJoin Kaitlyn Casimo, PhD from the Allen Institute for a fun, scary event. It's her third Halloween Science in the City.6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

november 2018

13nov7:00 pm9:00 pmThe Surprising Link Between Livestock Health And Girls' EducationJoin Dr. Tom Marsh, Distinguished Professor at Washington State University, as he explores the economics behind why livestock vaccinations allow families to send more young women to secondary school.7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

december 2018

11dec7:00 pm9:00 pmThe Global Nature of NursingThe Global Health and Development lecture series presents Azita Emami, Dean of the UW's College of Nursing as she discusses the importance of educating nurses in a wide variety of cultures.7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Science in the City is made possible with generous support from: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Intellectual Ventures, and the Southern Imagination Foundation. Additional support comes from more than 1,500 donors to the Science Center’s 2016/17 Annual Fund. Click here to learn more about ways you can support Science in the City and Pacific Science Center.

Speakers and topics subject to change without notice. 

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