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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 

Crooked picture frames and ageing of perception

Dr Sharon Docherty
Tuesday 4 February 2020

How we experience the environment around us involves the brain combining information from our different sensory systems. Something as ‘simple’ as staying upright involves signals from our inner ears, joints and eyes. Join us to discover how our perception of upright changes throughout our lifetime, and how different medical conditions can affect this. It may also make you reconsider whether your picture frames are straight.

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.

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