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glowing pig1) Green Fluorescent Pigs: A vet student dabbles in genetic engineering by Haley Pratt. We’ll talk about how genetic engineering is being used in biomedical science to do things like create pigs that have human immune systems, make miniature pigs, and other interesting advances.

2) Water, Barley, Hops, Yeast, and Coordination With Your Local Brewery by Reid Campbell. The North Carolina Brewer’s Guild reports that 200 plus craft breweries call the state home in 2018. The number has growing rapidly over the last few years. What are local breweries looking for from their water and wastewater providers? What efforts can providing utilities take to attract craft breweries to their area? This presentation will summarize discussions with several craft breweries, municipalities, and with perspective brewery owners over those issues.

3) A Stranger Than Fiction Story: Nobel by Jeff Moore. This is the story of the Nobel Prize and some of its more noteworthy winners. Jeff Moore, creator and host of the stranger than fiction podcast, The Live Canary.

November’s event will be held Thursday, November 29th
Location: Kings, Downtown Raleigh  (14 W Martin St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601)
Time: 6:30-9:30pm
$3 cash cover; Age 21+

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Last Nerd Nite of 2018!

screenNovember will be our final Nerd Nite Raleigh for 2018 – we will formally return at our usual time slot on the third Thursday of every month in February of 2019.

We are booking speakers for then on out, so we want to know: WHAT DO YOU NERD OUT ABOUT?!  Contact us to snag your time slot for speaking at the November 29th Nerd Nite Raleigh or for NN2019 by using our new Google Form.  It’s easy and there are free drinks for our speakers.  🍺  You’ll love it.

November’s event will be held Thursday, November 29th at Kings in Downtown Raleigh  (14 W Martin St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601)
Time: 6:30-9:30pm
$3 cash cover; Age 21+

Like our Facebook page for updates for this month’s speakers and to see what kind of Crappy Nerd Art we will be giving out too!

 

October’s Presentations

Hi fellow NerdNiters!

We are seeking one additional speaker for Nerd Nite this Thursday, Oct. 18th.  Can you do a talk or perhaps help us locate someone ASAP?  Please email us at NerdNiteRaleigh @ gmail.com.

 

nerd1We invite guests to wear their Halloween costumes to this month’s event!  (Please wear costumes that will be safe for taking the stairs up to King’s and that won’t obstruct viewing/seating for others around you.)

 

Nerd Nite Raleigh takes place at:

King’s
4 W Martin St.
Raleigh, NC  27601

King’s is a 21+ venue. $3 cash cover.

 

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Speakers Needed

Hi Everyone,

We are still in need of speakers for September 20th Nerd Nite @ Kings in downtown Raleigh. If you know someone who likes to entertain drunk people with clever nerd-ery, then send them our way! mathematical-nerd-4ed837e6ab689_hires

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Looking forward to tonight’s giveaway Crappy Art! See you all tonight at 7pm Kings in downtown Raleigh!

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We are returning to Kings this Thursday for Nerd Nite Raleigh. We have a great set of speakers lined up again with wack-o art to give away and Nerdy Trivia! Don’t miss it!  – More details to follow so check back often!

Ages 21+. $3 cover. Open to the Public

1) Who’s in Your Backyard Wilderness?
Ever wonder what animals live in your backyard? Join scientist Dr. Stephanie Schuttler as she presents research on the wildlife she and her team found throughout the Triangle area and beyond!

2) Amateur Ham Radio: What is it and how it’s used by Tara Goodwin

3) Thoughts in Motion: A Dynamic Approach to Thinking About Thinking
How do our brains organize the things we know? Are we like computers, storing lists of facts and features? Or is it something way awesomer? I’ll present the idea that we understand the world in terms of sensory experience and action, and that the mind moves like a river through a landscape of remembered sensations by Jonathan Drucker

July 2018

What a great Nite at Kings in Downtown Raleigh! Thank you to Paul and Kings for hosting us and helping with so much of the setup! Thank you to Raleigh for making this a very successful event!

We had 3 wonderful speakers this month as well so thank you to Darcy, Evan and Kristen! The crowd had lots of great questions for them as well! Looking forward to another Nerd Nite in August back at Kings!

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Kicking Off in May 2017!

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