Café Scientifique launches with “The Science of Cocktails”

18 August 2012
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

A networking evening for scientists, science communicators and science enthusiasts.

Join Dr Geoff Garret,Queensland’s Chief Scientist and Dr Ian Galloway, CEO of Queensland Museum for an evening of cocktails and canapés, discussions and networking, live music and photography.

WHAT: The closing ceremony of National Science Week coincides with the launch ofQueensland’s first Café Scientifique, a space for scientists and science enthusiasts to meet and share ideas

WHERE: Collectors Café, Queensland Museum, South Bank

WHEN: Saturday 18th August 7 – 9pm

Scientist, mixologist and bartender Andrew Cameron will talk about the science of smell and taste, demonstrate how scientific methods and liquid nitrogen can improve some of the all-time classic Martinis and provide samples of his work as tasters.

The Martinis are translated into edible cocktail-canapés while live music and an award-winning science photography exhibition will set the scene for this event.

Tickets $35 adults, $25 students (use promo code ‘student’)
Includes three sampler cocktails and canapés

For information and booking head to

This is an 18+ event

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