Find out more about our puzzling Universe at Cafe Scientifique

representation of Dark Matter surrounding a galaxy, (Dark matter cannot be directly observed and its existence has not been experimentally verified).

Professor Adam Amara (Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation, Portsmouth) will be crossing to Solent tonight (Monday) to talk about Dark Energy at Cafe Scientifique.

Monday, 23rd September, 2019 11:08am

By Pam Ash

Learn more about dark energy at Cafe Scientifique


Find out how the first speaker of the new Cafe Scientifique season will be.

Monday, 16th September, 2019 8:23pm

By Pam Ash

Find out more about the conservation and preservation of the Mary Rose at Cafe Scientifique talk

model of the mary rose

This fascinating talk about the conservation and preservation of the Mary Rose is expected to be very popular.

Tuesday, 2nd April, 2019 8:45am

By Pam Ash

Drones and Unmanned Air Vehicles the subject of next Cafe Scientifique

unmanned air vehicle in the sky over desert

Presenting his talk on “Drones and other Unmanned Air Vehicles", Dr Stephen Prior from Engineering and Physical Sciences Faculty at Southampton University comes highly recommended.

Tuesday, 5th March, 2019 2:14pm

By Pam Ash

Cafe Scientifique: Find out more about Tumour Immunology

lab on a chip

Professor Greenman has extensive experience of developing chip technology for analysing tumour biopsies. Hear more at Monday night's Cafe Scientifique meeting.

Friday, 8th February, 2019 5:14pm

By Pam Ash

Cafe Scientifique: From AI to Fukushima

nuclear decommissioning

Tonight David from Innovative Physics will present the talk ‘From AI (Artificial Intelligence) to Fukushima’. All welcome.

Sunday, 20th January, 2019 3:59pm

By Pam Ash

Cafe Scientifique: Another chance to discover more about amazing physiology of crocodiles


Colin Stevenson will be heading to the Isle of Wight on Monday to talk about crocodiles. This was originally scheduled to take place in October, but postponed due a family bereavement.

Thursday, 8th November, 2018 12:28pm

By Pam Ash

Hear why we ‘need a UK body farm’ at Cafe Sci

Dr Anna Williams - huddersfield uni

Find out why Forensic Anthropologist, Dr Anna Williams, believes we need a Body Farm in the UK at tonight's (Monday) Cafe Scientifique talk.

Monday, 9th April, 2018 8:12am

By Pam Ash

Cafe Scientifique: Find out how marine phytopankton controls climate change

marine photoplakton

Dr Michelle Hale from Portsmouth University will be showing plenty of pictures from research she has conducted whilst at sea in the Arctic and elsewhere.

Friday, 9th February, 2018 8:18am

By Pam Ash

Cafe Scientifique: What is Evolution by Natural Selection?

natural selection

Tonight's speaker, Dr Neil Gostling, a Senior Teaching Fellow from the department of Biological Sciences at Southampton University will be presenting his talk, ‘What is Evolution by Natural Selection?'

Monday, 15th January, 2018 6:55am

By Pam Ash

Driverless cars the subject of next Cafe Scientifique

Self driving car

Professor Neville Stanton from Southampton University opens the new season of events with a talk on Highly Automative Vehicles (Driverless Cars).

Friday, 22nd September, 2017 8:34am

By Pam Ash

Bio-science and bio-nano technology to be discussed at last Cafe Sci of season


Dr Tracy Melvin, an Associate Professor at the Southampton University Optoelectronics Research Centre, will be giving the final talk of the season before the summer break. The talk takes place from 7pm on Monday 12th June.

Monday, 12th June, 2017 6:31am

By Pam Ash