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Café Scientifique is a place where anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology.

Come along and listen to our expert speak about a hot science topic in a relaxed setting. Previous Cafés have discussed topics such as 3D printing; the nutrient cycle; food safety, sustainability and supply; cells, life and billion year-old bacteria.

Café Scientifique is held on the following dates at the Tauranga Yacht and Power Boat Club, 90 Keith Allen Drive, Sulphur Point, Tauranga. There is a $5 entry charge with tea, coffee and light refreshments available from 6.30pm. Presentations begin at 7.00pm.

7th Nov 2014 6:00pm: Professor Marlene Zuk - Paleofantasy: What evolution tells us about modern life. Tauranga

American evolutionary biologist and behavioural ecologist, Prof. Marlene Zuk, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour at the University of Minnesota visits Cafe Scientifique. This is part of the Allan Wilson…

24th Nov 2014 6:30pm: Cafe Scientifique: In search of new planets

Presented by Dr Grant Christie, astronomer at Stardome Observatory and Planetarium in Auckland. Dr Grant Christie is involved in MicroFUN (Microlensing Follow-up Network), an international planet searching project run by…