Leeds Cafe Scientifique is a place where, for the price of a coffee or a glass of wine, people can discuss science that is changing their lives

Upcoming Events

  • Tue
    15
    Oct
    2019
    8:00 pmSeven Arts, Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD
    Professor Philip Quirke, University of Leeds

    Our bodies host a multitude of bacteria, fungi and other microbes, collectively known as the microbiome.

    Why is the microbiome important?
    How does the microbiome develop throughout our lives?
    What changes the microbiome, and what makes it healthy?
    How is the microbiome important in the transmission or progression of human diseases?

    Phil Quirke is professor of pathology in the School of Medicine at Leeds University. He will discuss these important questions, and describe his own research, especially the relationship between the microbiome and bowel cancer.

  • Tue
    19
    Nov
    2019
    8:00 pmSeven Arts, Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD
    Professor Callum Roberts, University of York

    What can be done to preserve life in our oceans, especially the vulnerable coral reefs? Prof Roberts will also be talking about his new book 'Reef Life'.

  • Tue
    18
    Feb
    2020
    8:00 pmSeven Arts, Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD
    tbc

    More details to follow

  • Tue
    17
    Mar
    2020
    8:00 pmSeven Arts, Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD