This November 22nd, The Environmental Science Institute celebrates its 14th year bringing science, research, and discoveries directly to the public with its 88th Hot Science Cool Talks outreach series event. WIth presenters ranging from leaders in space exploration, energy, and sustainability, to nobel prize winning scientists, each event offers unique insights and an opportunity to interact with individuals leading advances in their fields. Talks are webcasted LIVE, and is freely available for educational use.
The upcoming talk entitled, “Now You See Me, Now You Don’t: Colorful Strategies for Surviving in Nature,” will feature Dr. Molly Cummings, Professor of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Texas at Austin.
Her research examines how communication traits evolve in animals, using fieldwork and behavior experiments to discover what drives such communication.
The upcoming talk will examine the fascinating displays of color exhibited by animals to show or hide themselves in the environment when vying for a mate, luring in a snack, or disguised for survival. Come out and join this continued tradition of communicating science and sustainability.
UT Campus, Welch Hall (WEL) Auditorium
Schedule: Friday, November 22, 2013
5:45-7pm: Pre-lecture Fair