Portsmouth Science Cafe: Fall Series
Oct. 16: New
England Food VisionPresented by: Tom Kelly and Joanne Burke
The Science Café, hosted by UNH faculty member Cameron Wake, provides a
unique opportunity for Seacoast residents to feed their minds with
contemporary science in the
relaxed atmosphere of a pub. The discussions, which are free and open to
are held once a month on Wednesday evenings in the Portsmouth Brewery’s
LaPanza Lounge from 6-8 pm. Doors open
at 5 p.m. for food and drinks.
Kelly is the founding director of UNH's Sustainability Institute and
the UNH chief sustainability officer. Kelly collaborates with faculty, staff, students and others in the
development of curriculum, operations, research and engagement policies,
practices and initiatives related to UNH's four educational initiatives in
biodiversity, climate, culture, and food.
Burke, the Tomas W. Haas Professor in Sustainable Food Systems, is a clinical associate professor in nutrition and director of
the dietetic internship program at UNH. Her areas of research focus on community nutrition with an emphasis
on sustainable food systems, including nutrient analysis and food system
capacity, as well as food access, health outcomes and social justice.