Research Seminars

The Academy host a series of scientific seminars throughout the year sponsored by the Academy’s chapter of Sigma Xi. These technical seminars are intended for scientists and college-level students. Guests from other research and higher education institutions and organizations are encouraged to attend.

Those interested in presenting their research at the Academy should contact Makiri Sei at 

These seminars are typically held during the Fall, Winter, and Spring. All seminars are held at 12 noon in the Patrick Center 3rd Floor Conference Room unless otherwise noted.

Winter 2018

January 19
Rosemarie Oaks, BEES, Drexel, ANS
“Towards Understanding the Impact of Ocean Acidification on Pteropods, the Potato Chips of the Sea”
January 26
Matthew Halley, BEES, Drexel, ANS
“John James Audobon: Separating Man from Myth”
February 2
Sasha Eisenman, Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture, Temple University
The Greening of Philadelphia Is Good, But…How Do Plants Feel About It? Assessing Plant Health in Green Infrastructure Systems