Events

Hang out with Free Rads! Below is a list of events that we will be hosting and attending in the future and events we have had in the past.

Have an idea for a rad event? Send an email to freeradicalsblog@gmail.com!

Upcoming Events


Join us for our March for Science series of events!

Art Making Facebook Event Page

Past Events


The Case of Professor Xiaoxing Xi: Scapegoating Immigrants as National Security Threats

 

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Our first event in the Free Radicals series: Free Radicals Reacts! Free Radicals is attending a talk with Professor Xiaoxing Xi, hosted by Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (https://www.facebook.com/events/851807564954225/)! Professor Xi is the latest in a group of Chinese American scientists are wrongly accused of being scientific spies–a product of racist scapegoating.

Link to Facebook Event


Freerads @ UCLA

 

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Science is often portrayed as an objective and neutral discipline, disconnected from the emotions and biases of both scientists and society. Scientists are pretty attached to this idea of neutrality, as it’s seen as a necessary part of finding the “truth”…but is there really just one truth for any of our questions? What factors affect what we deem “truth” (and even what questions we ask)? And how does objectivity relate to this all?

Link to Event Recap

Link to Facebook Event