Posted in October 2012

Originally posted on cafescibournemouth:
For years debate has circulated around Oscar Pistorius and allowing him to compete in able bodied events at the Olympics when he may or may not have an unfair advantage.  Most recently he sparked further debate himself in the criticisms of the length of Alan Oliveira’s blades directly after his defeat in the 200m Paralympic final.  So what’s the…

December speaker update

Surf and Algal Turf – a natural history of Boscombe Surf Reef  Dr Roger Herbert – Senior Lecturer in Marine & Coastal Biology, Bournemouth University We’ve all been hearing about the Boscombe Surf Reef for many years, with numerous headlines surrounding the controversial project.  Whilst it may not have turned Boscombe into Bondi, the surf reef has had a … Continue reading

Cafe Scientifique Bournemouth is a great success!

Last week witnessed the inaugural Cafe Scientifique in Bournemouth, and we are pleased to report that it was a great success! With 45 people snugly squeezing into the amazing Cafe Boscanova, Prof Jeff Bagust gave a fascinating, entertaining and accessible talk  on the “Cardiac Foxtrot” which covered the topic of heart rhythms, how they are influenced … Continue reading

Cafe Scientifique Tonight at 7pm

Tonight marks Bournemouth’s first Café Scientifique, taking place at Café Boscanova with doors opening at 7pm going on until 9.30pm.  Entry is free; just buy yourself a coffee or a glass of wine from the bar to keep our lovely hosts happy!   Kicking off proceedings will be the AECC’s Professor Jeff Bagust, who is … Continue reading