The Interdisciplinary Speed Talks consist in a set of graduate students or full-fledged researchers delivering very short presentations (4-5 min) on an ongoing project they’re working on, ideally one that they wish to collaborate on with people from other disciplines. This is a great way to learn about current research being done at different fields, getting exposed to completely new methods, and learning about exciting new datasets.

Past editions were a lot of fun, but also gave way to great encounters with fellow researchers (seasoned and green) and new subjects.

This year’s speed talks will take place on March 22nd at 6pm in IAB 1510 and are organized by Charles Taylor (cat2180), registration is now open (to give a talk or just listen): very short registration form here.

Past editions’ topics and presenters:

Presenters typically come from the following departments:

  • Departments of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES)
  • Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology (E3B)
  • Economics (Econ)
  • Earth and Environmental Engineering (EEE)
  • Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellows (EI)
  • Environmental Health Sciences (EHS)
  • Applied Physics and Applied Math (APAM)
  • Political Science (Pol Sci)
  • Chemical Engineering (CE)
  • Sustainable Development (SDEV)

… but we welcome others!