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What is Blue Plate Research?

Blue Plate Research is an event series from Utah State University that is focused on sharing easy-to-understand well-being research with Utah health advocates, statewide stakeholders, and the public. This series is generously sponsored by Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah.

What is the series like?

The events will be hosted in-person at Gallivan Hall in downtown Salt Lake City, with a presentation featuring our presenter sharing their research and how it's applicable to the everyday lives of people in Utah, followed by a live question and answer session. The presentation portion will be between 20-30 minutes, while the Q&A session will run anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour. Lunch is provided to all attendees who RSVP.

Why should I attend?

Health and well-being is a top issue of concern among Utah citizens and leaders, but finding reliable perspectives on these key issues can be challenging. As the state's only land-grant institution, Utah State University has a mandate and responsibility to share data-driven discoveries with the general public. At Blue Plate Research you'll receive tools and insights on Utah's health and well-being that aren't overly-hyped and marketed, but are real and usable.

Past Events

Animals to autism: The science of social bonds

Learning why some animals develop “attachment relationships” when most species don’t, can provide insights into human relationships and our brains, and might even offer another piece of the puzzle to understand disorders such as autism.

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