New Zealand IceFest, Christchurch
Wednesdays 6-7.30pm, Saturdays & Sundays 10.30am -12, throughout NZ IceFest (14 Sep - 14 Oct 2012)

Cafe Scientifique will be part of the New Zealand IceFest in Christchurch, 14 September - 14 October 2012. NZ IceFest is a brand-new biennial festival, in celebration of Antarctica, which is set to become one of the biggest events in the New Zealand festival calendar.

More details will become available soon.

Rhian Salmon
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An opportunity to have a candid chat over a cuppa with leading Antarctic researchers and topics like surprising life-forms on Mount Erebus, the extreme and unusual psychology of stir-crazy Antarctic visitors, bizarre neutrino experiments and the reality of climate change research.


More information at NZ IceFest Science Cafes


Wed 19th Sep, 6.30pm

Ocean Acidification

Sat 22nd Sep, 10.30am

From Ice Crystals to Global Change

Sun 23rd Sep, 10.30am

Climate Change: Up Close and Uncomfortable

Wed 26th Sep, 6.30pm

Antarctic Tourism

Sun 30th Sep, 10.30am

Weather Extremes

Wed 3rd Oct, 6.30pm

Our Far South - Oceans, Islands, and Ice

Sat 6th Oct, 10.30am

Life in an Icy Inferno

Sun 7th Oct, 10.30am

Secrets from the Past

Wed 10th Oct, 6.30pm

An extreme and Unusual Psychology

Sat 13th Oct, 10.30am

Dark Matter, Explosions in Space, and South Pole Ice

Sun 14th Oct, 10.30am

Law & Politics in Antarctica