Skip to main content

Cafe Scientifique

Cafe Scientifique

Café Scientifique is a place where, for the price of a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology. 

Enjoy listening to a short talk from a guest speaker before engaging in debate and discussion around the topic. You can find out more about the international sensation that is Cafe Scientifique by looking at their website.

In Bournemouth, we run every first Tuesday of the month (with the odd exception) from 19:30–21:00 with doors open from 18:30. You don’t need to register for our events, just come along and enjoy yourself! Make sure you get here early for a good seat though as we fill up fast!

This activity is recognised under the Global Talent Programme and allows attending students to gain credit towards their Global Talent Award.

Upcoming events

Hidden stories of online gamblers

Tuesday 5 November
Dr Elvira Bolat

The stereotype of the problem gambler no longer holds true - digital connectivity means we are all now exposed to online gambling and the risk of addiction. Discover how platforms use artificial intelligence, targeted advertising and behavioural science to keep gamblers hooked – and how you can avoid falling prey to these tools.

Past events

How to find us

We run our event at Cafe Boscanova on Boscombe High Street – 650 Christchurch Rd, Bournemouth, BH1 4BP.  There is free parking available after 18:00 on the nearby Hawkwood Road next to the Sainsbury’s as well as a regular bus timetable.

Sign up for regular updates

If you’d like a monthly email reminder about our public engagement events, please complete the form below to subscribe to our mailing list.

For more information about how your data will be stored and used, please see our privacy notice.

You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Research news from around BU

New paper published in Nurse Education Today!

The scoping review, “Closing the gap on nurse retention: A scoping review of implications for undergraduate education”, explored the literature for connections between nursing and social work undergraduate education and post-qualification retention.