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 5 February

A ‘wicked challenge’: supporting our students’ learing with new technologies

Heidi Singleton, Liz Falconer and Debbie Holley.
Supported by BU learning technologists Dave Hunt and Stephen Pyne

Education is changing – but what does this look like in practice? At Bournemouth University we are responding to research that considers how teachers of the future will work with their classes. What does the future of learning hold for students? Drawing upon examples from fields as diverse as archaeology and nursing, we will showcase recent innovations supporting student learning inside and outside their physical classroom. Later, the session will be interactive and you can take part by downloading the google cardboard ‘app’ for free, and join us in trying out different scenarios. We will have phones and cardboards for you to try out so don’t worry if you don’t have a phone. All welcome, and no technical skills needed.


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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