Please join us for these upcoming events!

All are welcome. Please note the specific location for each event.

For HMSC Research Seminar Series, go to the HMSC main webpage and scroll down for the seminar calendar.

Events sponsored by OSU's Marine Studies Initiative.


Marine Science Day

Marine Science Day 2017

April 8, 2017

See our Marine Science Day website for more information.


Science on Tap!

Join us at Rogue Ale’s South Beach waterfront location, Brewer’s on the Bay, in the downstairs Board Room for HMSC's Science on Tap Speaker Series. Doors open at 5:15pm, and the presentation begins at 6pm. The family-friendly event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and early arrival is recommended. Food and beverage will be available for purchase from the regular menu. For more information: 541-867-0234 or maryann.bozza Please check back to confirm, as events may be added or cancelled.


Photo of artist Rebecca WeltiTuesday, March 21, 2017

Rebecca Welti, Sculptor

Art & Science - translating marine science into playful and accessible public art



Event posterThursday, February 9, 2017

Greg Cermak, NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Solar System Ambassador
2017 Solar Eclipse, Solar Science and NASA STEREO mission 10th Anniversary
Note location! HMSC Auditorium, 2030 SE Marine Science Dr., Newport, OR 97365 
The talk will be followed by an informal Q&A at Rogue Ale’s South Beach waterfront location, Brewer’s on the Bay, in the downstairs event room at 6:30pm. 
Missed it? The speaker's slides are available here (Stereo talk) and here (Eclipse talk).

Scott Heppell diving among grouper

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Scott Heppell, OSU Department of Fisheries and Wildlife

Science helps save a Caribbean coral reef icon



Shea Steingass

 Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Sheanna Steingass, OSU Marine Mammal Institute

We Have the Technology: Studying the Hidden Life of a Marine Mammal in Oregon



Nick Pyenson with walrus skull

 November 3, 2016 

Nick Pyenson, Curator of Fossil Marine Mammals, Smithsonian Institution

The fossil whale highway: 3D digitizing the world's largest marine mammal graveyard in the Atacama of Chile




Rusty Feagin

 Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Rusty Feagin, Texas A&M University

The future of our beaches, dunes, and wetlands




Dr. Selina Heppell

 Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Selina Heppell, Chair of OSU Department of Fisheries and Wildlife

Sea Turtles, Conservation and a Little Math



For previous Science on Tap events, see


HMSC Film Festival

Film Fest Postcard

September 22, 5pm and 7pm

Films created by and/or highlighting HMSC researchers and educators.

Missed the Film Festival? View the films here! Just click on the name of the film to watch it on YouTube or Vimeo.