We are working closely with Rice University to monitor the continued impact of Covid-19 on our community. The health and safety of our guests and staff are our top priority. All gatherings at Baker Hall through April 30 have been canceled. A current list of scheduled online events is available at bakerinstitute.org/events and will be updated with new webcasts and webinars. Please refer to emergency.rice.edu/coronavirus for additional information and updates.


A Bold New Era of American ...

Nov. 12, 2019

Kelvin K. Droegemeier, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and science advisor ...

Election Integrity 2018: What Could Go ...

Sept. 25, 2018

A panel of experts discusses recent cyberattacks on elections and offers policy responses to the changing election ...

The Future of the Internet: A ...

Sept. 13, 2018

Vint Cerf, vice president and chief internet evangelist at Google, addresses the challenges of maintaining a free ...

Restoring the Foundation: Reviving the US ...

Apr. 30, 2015

Experts from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences explore ways to recapture American leadership in scientific ...

Influenza, SARS, Ebola and the Next ...

Feb. 06, 2015

Baker Institute experts explore the role of the media, the scientific community and public opinion in shaping ...

HPV Vaccination: A Public Health Opportunity, ...

Dec. 03, 2014

This panel brings together leaders from academia, government and the media to discuss HPV, its impact on ...

Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine and Policy ...

Oct. 21, 2014

Baker Institute nonresident scholar Deepak Srivastava explores the current and future potential of stem cells and regenerative ...

The Alternative Reality of Climate Skepticism

Oct. 01, 2014

While scientists overwhelmingly believe that climate change is a reality, many Americans remain unconvinced by the research ...

Civic Scientist Lecture Series: Anita Jones ...

Apr. 23, 2014

Anita Jones shares her thoughts on timely science and technology policy issues, such as negotiating the balance ...

Civic Scientist Lecture Series: Advancing Civic ...

Apr. 01, 2014

Neal Lane, John Mendelsohn, and David Eagleman, Ph.D. discuss topics such as scientific research, STEM education and ...

VACCINE DIPLOMACY: THE SHARED AND URGENT ...

January 15, 2013

Disease and poverty fellow Dr. Peter J. Hotez explores the benefits and challenges of engaging the Middle ...

CIVIC SCIENTIST LECTURE -- SUBRA SURESH

November 13, 2012

Subra Suresh, Sc.D., describes his work in science and the public sphere as director of the National ...

CIVIC SCIENTIST LECTURE 2012 - DAVID ...

April 12, 2012

Caltech biologists David Baltimore and Alice Huang discuss their roles as scientists beyond the laboratory and classroom.

INNOVATION GENERATION

April 10, 2012

Internationally renowned physician and scientist Dr. Roberta Ness speaks on her book “Innovation Generation,” which provides techniques ...

NOW YOU SEE IT: HOW THE ...

February 28, 2012

Duke University professor Cathy N. Davidson discusses her book on how attention affects the way modern society ...