What is Café Scientifique?
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.
Café Scientifique is a forum for debating science issues, not a shop window for science. It is committed to promoting public engagement with science and to making science accountable.
Everyone who wants to is welcome to ask a question or make a comment. You don't need to be a scientist to enjoy the evening - just come with an open and enquiring mind.
Café Scientifique is supported by the University of Reading and the Thames Valley branch of the British Science Association.
Where is Reading Café Scientifique held?
Café Scientifique Reading events take place at Smokin' Billy's (formerly Monroe's American Bar): 61 St. Mary's Butts, Reading, RG1 2LG.
All ages welcome. Order food beforehand and get 20% off your bill!
They take place on selected evenings throughout the year and start at 7.30pm.
There is no entry fee and all are welcome.
Join the debate #RdgCafeSci
Wednesday 11 January
Dr Simon Boxall, Flotsam, Jetsam and the Beach Picnic- how they all contribute to polluting over 71% of our planet
Wednesday 1 February
Dr Jennifer Whitfield, The 100,000 Genomes Project
Wednesday 1 March
Anna Horwood, Focusing on the problem- or maybe not: putting every day vision into perspective
Wednesday 15 March
Dr Jena Meinecke, Exploring the Origins of the Universe with Giant Lasers