Café Scientifique

Café Scientifique is a place where anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology. The first Café was held in Leeds, UK, in 1988, now they are held throughout the world in cafés, bars, theatres and around Queensland! Queensland held its first Café in August 2012 at the Queensland Museum South Bank.

Inspiring Australia is looking for people who want to hold their own Cafés in Queensland. There is limited funding support of up to $200 available to help. For details on Cafés Scientifique check this website and its calendar. If you would like to hold a Café Scientifique, please get in touch!

Previous Cafés Scientifique

The Red Emperor Wears no Clothes: Redmap,citizen science project launch, July 22, 2013 Museum of Tropical Queensland, Townsville

Back to Blue: The Story of the Brisbane River, Tuesday June 4, 2013 Riverbend Books & Teahouse, Bulimba Hosted by UQ Masters students

Dinosaur Double Header, Sunday June 2 2013, Queensland Museum and Sciencentre Featuring Dr Steve Salisbury (UQ) and Dr Paul Willis (RiAus) Hosted in conjunction with BrisScience

Disruptive Innovation: From Ideas to Market, 16 April 2013, Queensland Museum and Sciencentre.
Hosted in conjunction with the Australian National Fabrication Facility – Queensland Node.

Venomous Animal Encounters in North Queensland, 10 April 2013, Salt House Restaurant and Bar, Cairns.
Hosted in conjunction with Queensland Tropical Health Alliance.

You Give Me Fever: The War Against Mosquito-borne Viruses, 20 March 2013, Queensland Museum and Sciencentre.
Hosted in conjunction with Queensland Museum, Brisbane City Council and Queensland Institute of Medical Research.

The Science of Cocktails, 18 August 2012, Collectors Café, Queensland Museum and Sciencentre
Inaugural event coinciding with the closing ceremony of National Science Week 2012.

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