Beverley Science Cafe
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Every month, experts from the Faculty of Science meet with the
local community to discuss interesting areas of science at the
Beverley Science Café. For the price of a cup of coffee, anyone can
explore the latest ideas in science and technology.
Organised by Dr Mark Lorch in the Department of
Chemistry, the Beverley Science Café offers a fantastic
opportunity for the local community to learn about a specialist
area with an expert in their field.
Dr Mark Lorch
says: “This is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in
science to come and hear about the subject in an informal and
Discussions involve a wide range of topics from GM crops and
human health, to understanding the evolution of language.
Sponsored by the Royal Society of Chemistry, the
Beverley Science Café is one of over forty café scientifiques
across the country who meets regularly for scientists to discuss
their work with a diverse local audience. The first cafés
scientifiques in the UK were held in Leeds in 1998 and quickly
spread across the country.
The format of the evening is based on other successful cafés and
includes an informal presentation for around 20 minutes with a
guest speaker, followed by an opportunity for questions and an open
The evening takes place on the last Wednesday of every month.
The event is held at the King’s Head on Saturday Market Square in
Beverley and is free to attend.
For further details, please see the
Cafe Scientifique website.