UK: Beverley

The Potting Shed, Flemingate, Beverley HU17 0NU
7:30pm - 9:00pm, Last Wednesday of every month



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Thanks to the RSC and University of Hull for sponsoring Beverley Science Cafe


Gareth Few & Isabel Pires
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 26th April

Chris Cawthorne, "Guiding cancer therapy using 3D imaging of molecules in the body, why, how, where?"


 31st May

Marco Pignatari, "Stellar dust, the hidden treasure in meteorites"


 28th June

Sean Frost, "Blood: a liquid that can become a solid and turn back into a liquid"


 30th August

Maneesh Kuruvilla, title TBC


Recent speakers   

Barbara Guinn, "Wee tests for cancer - the future is yellow!"

Charlotte Eling, "Nanoparticles: Size matters!"

Sheona Urquhart, "Galaxies, it's all about location, location, location"

Gareth Few, "What Atoms tell us about Galaxies"

Mark Avery, "Extinctions - who cares?"

Constantine Simintiras, "The Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) of making babies"

Ann Hutchinson "Living with breathlessness"

Brad Gibson "Hunting for aliens"

Chris Peters/Danae Dodge "Why everyone should be asking for the evidence"

Vicky Skoulou "Biomass, an old known source of green energy"

Katerina Steventon "The science of beauty"

David Bond "Mass extinctions"

Isabel Pires "Why don't cancer cells choke in low oxygen?"

John Greenman "Personalised medicine and the minature lab"

David Sands "Entropy & the 2nd Law of Thermodyamics: Unravelling the Mystery"

John Groeger "What happens when I sleep?"

Jack Hardisty "Lift and drag in wind and tidal turbines"

Tim Prior "What have crystals and X-rays ever done for me?"

Anne-Marie Seymour "Heart disease, red wine and the French paradox"

Stuart Cantrill "Peer review and the nature of science publishing"

Phil Bell-Young "Carbon dioxide emission and smells in the oceans"

Stuart Jones and Mike Horne "What the Ice Ages did for Holderness"

Magnus Johnson "The greatest doubt cast upon the bibilical miracles stems from the fact that most of the witnesses were fishermen" 

 Lewis Holloway "Reconnecting you to your food. Can smartphones help?"

Catherine Waller "Life at the Bottom of the World- Small critters living on cold rocks in the Frozen South"

Mike Fay "Nanotech, hype, fear and reality"

Stephen Maher "Cancer stem cells: Bad seeds"

Steve Archibald "Diagnosing disease with medical scans: antimatter, radiation and molecular imaging"

’Emma-Jane Alexander "Virtual reality, motion capture and wind turbines"

Rob Mile "Computing is fun. No really!"

Mark Howard "Nature’s Nanotech, new science or emperor's new cloths"

Jay Wadhawan "Harvesting Energy from the Environment"

Kevin Byron "Why Brainstorming Doesn’t Work – and How It Might!"

Stuart Humphries "When looks matter: why aren’t all microbes round?"

Mark Storey "Beer, why it is more complicated than wine"

Darren Evans "Invasive alien insects and the demise of Britain’s conker trees"

Giuliana Mazzoni "Memory illusions and the power of belief"

 Mike Rodgerson "Climate of the Past: Is the Past the Key to Understanding the Future?"

David Benoit "Distributed computing, why your phone could be the worlds most powerful super computer."

Katie Slocombe "Evolution of language - what do chimps have to say?"

Lewis Holloway "Cows milked by robots: the rights and wrongs of modern dairy farming"

Will Mayes “After the disaster: the long term effects of the Hungarian red mud spill”

Maria Lopez-Martinez "Miniaturising the Biomed Lab."

Nigel Young "Smithson Tennant, Beverley’s unsung scientific hero"

Jez Wells "Sounds good? The science of audio engineering"