Our next café will happen on Tuesday, October 29th at 7:30pm in the back room at Yagger’s Downtown (433 W Pender). Our speaker for the evening will be Dr. Leonard Foster from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at UBC. Breeding stronger bees by shortcutting nature Dr. Leonard Foster’s laboratory at UBC has been involved in a Canada-wide project aimed at […]

Our next café will happen on Tuesday, September 3rd from 6:00-8:00pm at Mahoney & Sons  (601 Stamps Landing). **NOTE: THIS IS A SPECIAL EVENT SO PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF TIME AND VENUE** Our speaker for the evening will be Dr. Katie Gibbs from Evidence for Democracy. Science and the Federal Election Science doesn’t usually get a lot […]

Our next café will happen on Tuesday, August 27th at 7:30pm in the back room at Yagger’s Downtown (433 W Pender). Our speaker for the evening will be Dr. Georgina Butler from the Centre for Blood Research at UBC. From tadpole tails to diagnosing disease – the evolution of protease research Proteases are enzymes that cut other proteins. Humans have 560 different […]

Our next café will happen on Tuesday, July 30th at 7:30pm in the back room at Yagger’s Downtown (433 W Pender). Our speaker for the evening will be Dr. Vahid Raeesi. Targeting heat for disease treatment Vahid is a nanotechnologist specializing in the design and development of functional platforms for disease detection and treatment. He holds a PhD in nano-biomaterials from the […]

Our next café will happen on Tuesday, June 25th at 7:30pm in the back room at Yagger’s Downtown (433 W Pender). Our speaker for the evening will be Dr. Lars Martin. From alpha to omega – particles and how we detect them Ever since the discovery of the electron in the late 19th century, physicists have used detectors to measure […]

Our next café will happen on Tuesday, May 28th at 7:30pm in the back room at Yagger’s Downtown (433 W Pender). Our speaker for the evening will be Dr. Catherine Johnson from the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at UBC. Getting to the heart of Mars with InSight Catherine Johnson is a professor of geophysics in the Dept of Earth, […]

Our next café will happen on Tuesday, March 26th at 7:30pm in the back room at Yagger’s Downtown (433 W Pender). Our speaker for the evening will be Dr. Love-Ese Chile, founder of Grey to Green Sustainable Solutions. Shifting the plastic landscape: Bio-plastics, circular economy and sustainable material management Growing public and scientific opinion are […]

Dear Café Scientifiquers, our next café will happen on Tuesday, November 27th at 7:30pm in the back room at Yagger’s Downtown (433 W Pender). Our speaker for the evening will be Dr. Eva Oberle, Assistant Professor with the Human Early Learning Partnership in the School of Population and Public Health at UBC. Her topic will be: Why should we teach social and emotional learning […]

Dear Café Scientifiquers, our next café will happen on Tuesday, October 30th at 7:30pm in the back room at Yagger’s Downtown (433 W Pender). Our speaker for the evening will be Dr. Vikramaditya G. Yadav from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at UBC. His topic will be: Solving some of Canada’s grandest challenges with synthetic biology A warming climate, unrepressed mining and […]

Dear Café Scientifiquers, our next café will happen on Tuesday, September 25th at 7:30pm in the back room at Yagger’s Downtown (433 W Pender). Our speaker for the evening will be Dr. Suzanne Vercauteren the Director of BC Children’s Hospital BioBank. Her topic will be: Giving patients, the public, and health-care providers a voice in pediatric biobanking Dr. Vercauteren is a hematopathologist and associate […]

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