Science Café Las Vegas, supported by the UNLV College of Sciences, is an organization geared towards bringing fascinating science discussions to the public of Southern Nevada.

We invite scientists to give short (~10-15 minute) presentations to the public at our fantastic venue, McMullan's Irish Pub, and then have roundtable discussions about anything you could possibly wish to know.

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Science Café Las Vegas is on the first Wednesday of every month from 6:30-8 p.m.

Come on down to the pub for lively science discussion, delicious brews, fantastic food, and a great time! Family friendly (under age 21 allowed).

NEXT VIRTUAL SCIENCE CAFÉ: June 1st

Virtual Speaker

Dr. Mark Buttner, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

"The Las Vegas Airborne Pollen Monitoring Program"

Air quality is an important component of public health, and airborne pollen is a health concern for many residents in Clark County. Seasonal and climatic conditions can result in airborne concentrations of pollen that are unhealthy, particularly for sensitive individuals. Regular monitoring and reporting of airborne pollen concentrations is useful in assisting Clark County residents prepare for or avoid exposure. In 2013, the Clark County School District (CCSD) and the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) established the Pollen Monitoring Program. Samples are collected at six monitoring sites and analyzed daily. The objectives of this program are to serve the community by reporting local pollen and mold spore concentrations, conduct research on airborne pollen and mold in Las Vegas, and to provide educational opportunities for CCSD students and faculty.

The virtual presentation will be presented via Zoom.

Meeting ID: 856 6319 9469

Passcode: 0i2XZ8

Venue

McMullan's Irish Pub

4650 W. Tropicana Ave. #110
Las Vegas, NV 89103
702-247-7000

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