The Phillips lab is dedicated to scientific outreach and scientific education, including public talks, school presentations, and mentoring undergraduates and high school students.


Phillips Laboratory


Public Lecture Series

Darwin 200:150
Organizer, Winter/Spring 2009
Lecture: Darwin’s Puzzles: Evolution of Sex and Death
(January 13, 2009)

Darwin’s Legacy: 200 Years of Insights and Challenges
Consultant, Winter/Spring 2010
Sun River Nature Center
Lecture: Darwin’s Puzzles: Evolution of Sex and Death
(COCC: January 13, 2010; Sun River Nature Center: January 14, 2010)

Science Pubs

Dangerous Liasons: Sexual conflict and sexual selection
Cosmic Pizza, Eugene (May 13, 2010)
Bagdad Theater, Portland (September 13, 2010)

Why We Die
Cosmic Pizza, Eugene (February 10, 2011)

Education and Mentoring

Saturday Academy (summer research for high school students)
Aly Harvey, Creswell (2009)
Rachel Bigley, Eugene (2010)
Ashley Wirth, Albany (2011)

UO Summer Program for Undergraduate Reserach (SPUR)