NEWPORT, Ore. – Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center will host its annual Marine Science Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 10.
The free event will be held virtually this year with a range of activities and opportunities to learn more about the diverse marine research occurring at Hatfield, which houses OSU’s marine science center and six state and federal marine research agencies.
The theme for this year’s Science Day is “The Beauty of Science.” The event will kick off with a keynote address, “What is the Beauty of Science?” by Pacific Northwest artist Janet Essley.
Attendees can visit five event “rooms” throughout the day. Attendees can pick one room or explore them all. The rooms are:
Marine Science Day is free and open to the public and no advance registration is required. To attend or learn more, visit the event website: https://hmsc.oregonstate.edu/marine-science-day.
About OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center: The center is a research and teaching facility located in Newport, Ore., on the Yaquina Bay estuary, about one mile from the open waters of the Pacific Ocean. It plays an integral role in programs of marine and estuarine research and instruction, as a laboratory serving resident scientists, as a base for far-ranging oceanographic studies and as a classroom for students. In addition to Oregon State researchers and students, its campus includes research activities and facilities from five different state and federal agencies.