Brought to you by UC Berkeley’s Science at Cal and Berkeley Lab’s Government & Community Relations Office, “Midday Science Cafe” is a new virtual series that highlights compelling and complementary research from both institutions. Grab your lunch and join us for some great science and discussion; questions are encouraged!

Upcoming Event

Our next event will focus on subsurface research. Visit our site in February for more info!

Past Events

November 2021

Microbiomes: From fields of leaves to under the seas


August 2021

The Periodic Table: How the Basic Elements of Life are Advancing the Frontiers of Research

September 2021

Smoky Skies Ahead: How to Reduce Indoor Smoke Exposure to Improve Public Health during Wildfire Season

October 2021

Changing climates, changing landscapes: What does this mean for the future?

May 2021

Harnessing Machine Learning for Science

June 2021

Synthetic Biology for a Sustainable Future

July 2021

The Road to Net Zero: Combating Climate Change through Carbon Removal

February 2021

Understanding the Nature of Dark Energy

March 2021

Leveraging the Quantum Realm: How Small Physics Solves Big Problems

April 2021

Adapting to Change: The Future of California's Water-Energy Nexus

September 2020

Climate Change Solutions: Managing the Global Carbon Cycle


October 2020

The Unsolved Mystery of Dark Matter

November 2020

Expanding the Frontiers of Biofuels: Algae’s Rise as an Alt. Energy Source

June 2020

Clearing the Air: Empowering Communities to Improve Air Quality


July 2020

A Changing Landscape: Wildfire Dynamics in California

August 2020

Energy Storage Solutions for a Clean Energy Future