Cafe Scientifique gets off to a new season

The autumn season of Cafe Scientifique talks on the Isle of Wight offers a great range of experts talking on a variety of subjects.

Cafe Scientifique autumn season

Thanks to Pam for sharing details of these upcoming events. Ed


The Cafe Scientifique season gets off to a new start at the end of this month (30th September) with a talk about weather patterns.

Dr Oscar Martinez-Alvarado is a researcher at Reading University, where he’s a member of a research group linked to the Met Office.

Weather patterns of the North Atlantic
On Monday 30th September, he’ll be talking about the weather patterns of the North Atlantic and their impact upon our weather.

The monthly talks continue to take place in the Regency Room at Shanklin Conservative Club and apart from the first one, will run on the second Monday of the month.

Smart technologies
Following on swiftly from the first talk of the season, will be one from Island-based IBM Master Inventor, Andy Stanford Clark.

On Monday 14th October Andy will be talking about smart technologies and what makes them smart and giving examples of how they can be used, e.g. ‘lifting people out of energy poverty in Chale’.

John Snow, Cholera and the Isle of Wight
This is followed on Monday 11th November with a talk from Dr Paul Bingham, the former NHS Director of Public Health on the Island.

He’ll be talking about ‘John Snow Bicentenary, Cholera Epidemiology, and the Isle of Wight’ John Snow discovered the source of cholera in the 19th century and Paul will also bring the subject up to date by looking at the ongoing problem of Cholera in Haiti.

Find out more
Details of all events can be found in the events listings on Events OnTheWight.

Monday, 16th September, 2013 8:51am

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