Quench your thirst and feed your head. Learn about cutting-edge topics in science and technology from leading experts, in an interactive, informal atmosphere where there’s no such thing as a dumb question. Everyone has fun at Science Pub, from those completely unfamiliar with science to self-identified "science geeks."

No RSVP or tickets are required, but be sure to get there early for a seat—most Science Pubs fill quickly!

All of our Science Pub venues are all ages, but please read our disclaimer if you’re thinking of bringing kids.

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Upcoming Science Pub Events

Science Pub Hillsboro
Mon. Aug. 31, 7-9pm at Venetian Theatre and Bistro, 253 E. Main St., Hillsboro
Unraveling the Mysteries of Biology: What can Tiny Spineless Model Organisms tell us about Human…
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Science Pub Eugene
Thu. Sep. 10, 6-8pm at Cozmic, 199 W 8th Ave, Eugene
Night of the Living Beer: Exploring Biochemistry in Brewing
with Jared Clark, Ninkasi Se…
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Science Pub Portland - Hollywood Theatre
Mon. Sep. 14, 7-9pm (doors open at 6pm) at Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland
Food Entrepreneurism - Portland Style
with Michael T. Morrissey, PhD, Professor in Food…
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Science Pub Portland - Empirical Theater at OMSI
Tue. Sep. 22, 7-9pm (doors open at 5pm) at Empirical Theater at OMSI, 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland
The Quince: An Unexpected Journey with Sue Queisser, food scientist and owner of Melarova Ba…
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Science Pub Hillsboro
Mon. Sep. 28, 7-9pm at Venetian Theatre and Bistro, 253 E. Main St., Hillsboro
Crafting a Sense of Place – Understanding Wine Terroir with  Elizabeth Tomasino, PhD, A…
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Science Pub Glasses

Grab your glass and show up at our Science Pub events ready to fill up. Available at every Science Pub event!


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