Cardiff has its own Philsophy Café run by Dr. Chris Groves at the Gate Arts Centre. Members of the MRC Centre have been popular speakers.
On the 15th September 2009:
Dr. Jamie Lewis (MRC CNGG) and Dr. Choon Key Chekar spoke about the 'Ethics of Biotech: Who Decides on Stem Cell Research?'
On the 19th January 2010:
Dr. Nigel Williams (MRC CNGG) and Dr. Michael Arribas-Ayllon presented on 'Personal Responsibility and Genomic Science'.
On the 16th March 2010:
Dr. Paul Keedwell (MRC CNGG) and Prof Chris Norris (ENCAP) presented on 'Neuroscience and Philosophy'.
On the 15th February 2011:
Dr. Anthony Isles (MRC CNGG) and Dr. Michael Arribas Ayllon (SOCSI) presented on 'The Nature of Nurture: Epigenetics and Ethics'.
More details on their talks can be found at:
Cardiff also has a Science Cafe run by Huw James at the Gate Arts Centre. Recently Xavier Caseras spoke on Fears and Phobias.
On the 1st March 2011:
Dr. Xavier Caseras (MRC CNGG) presented on 'Fears and Phobias: can we train our brains to be fearless?'.
More details on this presentation can be found at: