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July 2020

Free

Lunch Break #2 • Lauren Schroeder Grantee Spotlight

July 2, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm

Take a break from your day and feed your brain with The Leakey Foundation!

Meet Leakey Foundation grantee Lauren Schroeder and learn what it takes to study the skulls of early humans. This short interview is part of The Leakey Foundation’s weekly video series Lunch Break Science.

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Science Through Visual Stories

July 22, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online,

The Leakey Foundation invites you to join the second in our series of free science communication webinars with Sara ElShafie, a global change biologist and science communication consultant. Join us as we explore how to create aesthetically pleasing and informative visuals for science storytelling.

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October 2020

Free

Lunch Break Science #11 | Rachel Bynoe

October 1, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Archaeologist Rachel Bynoe explores her work uncovering artifacts from an underwater site in this episode of Lunch Break Science.

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Lunch Break Science #12 | Meg Crofoot and Grace Davis

October 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Primatologists Meg Crofoot and Grace Davis explore leadership and decision making in primate societies in this episode of Lunch Break Science.

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Unravelling the Genetic Past and Present of Island Southeast Asia

October 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Human evolutionary biologist Irene Gallego Romero discusses the presence of Denisovan DNA in present-day Papuans in this lecture.

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November 2020

Free

Lunch Break Science #14 | Christopher Gilbert

November 5, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Leakey Foundation grantee Christopher Gilbert discusses his discovery of a new fossil ape in northern India in this episode of Lunch Break Science.

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December 2020

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Lunch Break Science #16 | Isaiah Nengo

December 3, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Paleoanthropologist Isaiah Nengo discusses ape evolution, plate tectonics, and the Miocene in this episode of Lunch Break Science.

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Lunch Break Science #17 | Eduardo Fernandez-Duque

December 17, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Primatologist Eduardo Fernandez-Duque discusses owl monkey pair-bonding and parental care in this episode of Lunch Break Science.

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January 2021

Exercised: Why Something We Never Evolved to Do Is Healthy and Rewarding

January 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Daniel Lieberman Exercised Event

Leakey Foundation grantee Daniel Lieberman discusses his latest book, Exercised: Why Something We Never Evolved to Do Is Healthy and Rewarding.

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Why Care About Hair?

January 12 @ 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Join evolutionary biologists Tina Lasisi and Liz Tapanes to learn why our hair is the way it is.

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