Free Science and Technology Talks with Wantage Café Scientifique

Wantage Café Scientifique organises free science and technology talks on the second Wednesday of every month (excluding August and December) at 7.30-8.45pm.  We are now meeting in person in Wildwood cinema, 43 Market Place, Wantage, OX12 8AW.

To sign up to receive the monthly newsletter with the zoom details of each upcoming talk please subscribe here and tick the ‘opt-in’ button. Further details can be found on Wantage’s page on the international Café Scientifique website and on the Wantage Café Scientifique facebook page.

Click here for an interview with Wantage Cafe Scientifique co-chair Dr Faith Culshaw.

Previous Talks to Watch Again

The following talks were recorded on zoom and are available to watch on YouTube:

Maths of Methane: Turning a Subtraction into an Addition with Tom Bradshaw and Emma Haskett on Wednesday 9th February

Klaus Fuchs, a very dangerous spy with Prof Frank Close FRS, OBE on Wednesday 12 January 2022

The Nuts and Bolts of Renewable Energy, with Damian Culshaw. 7.30pm Wednesday 10 November, in Wildwood Cinema.

COP26: humanity’s moment of truth? with Mike Landy, 12 October 2021

The Natural History Museum is coming to Harwell with Dr Tim Littlewood, 14 September 2021

The Challenges of Scientific Uncertainty with Martine Barons, 13 July 2021

2035 and all that, with Prof Bill David, FRS, 8 June 2021

Why did the hedgehog cross the road? And other lessons from the ecological study of the nation’s favourite wild animal, with Hugh Warwick, 13 April 2021

Being Kind CAN Change the World, with Sally Povolotsky, Oxfordshire’s Living Laboratory, 9 March 2021

The Quiet Revolution of Numerical Weather Prediction , with Dr Sam Hatfield, 9 February 2021

Beehives and Space Technology with Paulette Elliott and Martine Barons, 12 January 2021

We Are Stardust with Dr Peter Allan, 10 November 2020

Why Wild Bees Matter with Roselle Chapman PhD, 14 October 2020

Who Needs Geologists? with Dr Mike Simmons, 14 July 2020

Affordably keeping the lights on in a low carbon world, with Eoin Lees, 9 June 2020

For the full list of previous talks please see here

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