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Cafe Scientifique

Cafe Scientifique - POSTPONED

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 


Bournemouth University appreciates that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a cause for concern for students, colleagues and the wider BU community. The welfare of our staff, students and visitors is the university’s highest priority and since early January we have been continuously monitoring the situation and liaising closely with Public Health England (PHE) and acting in line with their latest advice at all times.

In light of the government rules on social distancing and staying at home, BU events that engage the public with our research have been cancelled or postponed for the foreseeable future. We are investigating how our events could be delivered differently, including greater use of online events. We will share details of any upcoming events here and in our newsletter as they are confirmed.

We recognise that this may be disappointing, but believe it necessary to help keep our community safe and would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support.

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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