Café Scientifique is a regular Tauranga-based seminar series where anyone can explore the latest scientific thinking and research from national and international speakers, in a relaxed setting.

Presentations cover a wide range of research and innovation topics such as the search for new planets, electrical behaviour of the brain during sleep, and kiwifruit industry biosecurity risks to name a few. Speakers come from a range of New Zealand or overseas universities, Crown Research Institutes and industry-based research organisations.

From nanotechnology to nutrition, marine science to molecular biology; at Café Scientifique we celebrate all things science and technology. Café Scientifique is organised by Julia and Warren Banks, Saffron Consulting Ltd, with support from the University of Waikato. There is a $5 entry fee, which includes light refreshments.

Where: Tauranga Yacht and Power Boat Club, 90 Keith Allen Drive, Sulphur Point, Tauranga.

When: Presentations start at 7.00pm. Light refreshments are available from 6.30pm.

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