Scientist Spotlights feature University of Michigan scientists sharing their cutting-edge research—in person and virtually.

These presenters have been trained to share their research through the U-M Museum of Natural History Science Communication Fellows program. 

Watch this space or sign up for our email list to learn when researchers will be presenting hands-on activities in the museum.


Funded in part by the National Science Foundation

Can't attend a Scientist Spotlight in-person event? Check out our Scientist Spotlight virtual content on our Museum@Home site!

Upcoming Scientist Spotlights to be announced.



Saturday, April 9, 2022

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
U-M Museum of Natural History 

Only for the curious!  Visit with University of Michigan scientists and participate in interactive activities to learn about their cutting-edge research. The scientists represent a variety of fields and are part of the U-M Museum of Natural History’s Science Communication Fellows program, bringing scientists and the public face-to-face.

This event is free and open to the public. Suitable for upper elementary to adult audiences. Check our website for the latest COVID-19 protocols.

Funded in part by the National Science Foundation