Cafe Scientifique

What is Cafe Scientifique?

Cafe 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. Find out more about the international sensation that is Cafe Scientifique by looking at their website.

We run every first Tuesday of the month (with the odd exception) from 7.30pm – 9pm with doors open from 6.30pm.  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.


Our Next Event:

Events start at 7.30pm – 9 pm with doors open from 6.30pm

Tuesday 4 June 2019

All my life is in my telephone”: The lived media experiences of unaccompanied refugee children in Europe

Dr Annamária Neag

By 2018, more than 80,000 unaccompanied asylum-seeking children were registered in the EU. That’s half of Bournemouth’s population. Refugee children pose considerable policy challenges, with their integration being of utmost importance. Studies show that refugee children have IT skills; however, they lack the ability to make critical media choices. This talk will present a research project that investigated how unaccompanied refugee children use digital technology and social media across four European countries – the Netherlands, Sweden, Italy and the UK. Media literacy education is one of the tools that could empower young refugees to become active citizens. We’ll discuss how these findings can assist in developing media literacy to encourage refugee children’s civic participation.


Upcoming events at Cafe Scientifique

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 6pm on the nearby Hawkwood road next to the Sainsbury’s as well as a regular bus timetable.

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