Science Café at the Parliament is a debate with researchers, members of the parliament and entrepreneurs, organized by Ciência Viva and the Parliamentary Committee on Education Science and Culture with the collaboration of the Associated Laboratories Board.
This initiative aims at promoting dialogue and networking among the participants in order to strengthen the link between policy making and scientific knowledge.
The first Science Café, held in 2005, focused on Scientific Culture and Political Decision-making. Since then, with the exception of 2006, the event has been taking place every year, with different agendas.
2016 (Abril) - Saúde e Alterações Climáticas
2015 (Abril) - Biotecnologia: desafios na manipulação da vida
2014 (March) - Tinkering with the Brain
2013 (November) - The Future of Water: Sustainability Challenges
2013 (April) - Space Science, opportunities on Earth
2012 (October) - Fundamental and Applied Research: the Higgs boson (more)
2012 (April) - Geology - The past present in the Future
2011 - Chemistry for a Sustainable Future
2010 - Science for Biodiversity
2009 - Marine Science, new technologies and the exploration of marine resources
2008 - High-voltage grids, antennas and risk awareness
2007 - Energy and Climate Change
2005 - Scientific Culture and Political Decision-making