Why present at a Science Café?

The unique café format offers many benefits for guest scientists and experts. In a recent survey, almost every scientist that presented at a café was interested in repeating the experience. More than a third believed that their experience changed how they think about talking to a general audience about their work.

Scientists and other experts have found that Science Cafés allow them to:

  • Educate the public about the scientific research they are involved in.
  • Enjoy thought-provoking discussion in a casual venue.
  • Find out what public reaction is to their research.
  • Share their enthusiasm for science.
  • Represent their institution and helping to achieve its outreach goals.
  • Practice their communication skills in a relaxed setting.