Soup & Science Spring 2018 Series Schedule

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Soup & Science is held every Friday at NOON IN ROOM A302 of the Natural and Environmental Sciences Building (NESB).

Please join us for a graduate student focused lunchtime seminar. Each week we will have a free soup lunch (funded by donation and department funds) followed by a 20-minute presentation by a member of the NREL community with discussion to follow:

Date Presenter(s) Topic
January 19 Tim Weinmann, John Hammond Welcome back!
January 26 Mike Ryan How to write a great proposal
February 2 Erika Foster, John Hammond Future of ecological studies with IOT and low-cost data loggers
February 9 Yamina Pressler Eco-evolutionary dynamics of carbon cycling in the Anthropocene
February 16 Matt Ramlow, Tony Vorster Science communication: how to
February 23 John Sanderson Developing a career that successfully practices applied research
March 2 Amy Swan Project management in the field of Ecology
March 9 Katie Fialko Conifer regeneration and fuels treatment longevity in dry mixed-conifer forests of the Colorado Front Range
March 23 Allie Rhea Wildfire Effects on In-stream Nutrient Processing and Hydrologic Transport
March 30 Alex Brooks Dig (into) your Data: Interactive R Tools for displaying, cleaning and exploring your data
April 6 Kira Puntenney Streamtracker – Citizen Science for studying streamflow intermittence
April 13 Tristan Weiss Water and nutrient fluxes in mountain meadow systems
April 20 Megan Machmuller Arctic carbon cycling and warming effects on soil carbon cycling
April 27 Alyssa Anenberg Soil water and nitrogen response to snowmelt timing and magnitude
May 4 Stacy Lynn Undergraduate research presentations

Questions or comments can be directed to our graduate student coordinators:

John Hammond (

Timothy Weinmann (