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Thank you!

We here at Cafe Scientifique would like to say a big thank you to all of you who came along to Cafe Boscanova on your Tuesday evenings to support the event and hear about science.  It’s great to see it being such a popular event and we hope to keep it interesting and relevant to as many … Continue reading

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 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

The Fastest Men On No Legs: Oscar Pistorius, prosthetic limbs & the role of technology in elite sport

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 difference? Does running on … Continue reading

Upcoming Events

We’ve been busy working away to find some more academics for your entertainment and this is a sneak peak of who you can expect to see in the next few months at Cafe Scientifique Tuesday 6th November Bryce Dyer, a senior lecturer in product design at Bournemouth University will be speaking.  More details to follow … Continue reading