More than just a research café

Take part in and find out about research at the University of Nottingham with Café Connect.

The key focus of Café Connect is interaction and engagement with the public to initiate new ideas for future research, including study design, data gathering and analysis, knowledge exchange and dissemination.

Café Connect is about asking the public to help shape our research to aid the development of effective and meaningful interventions.


29-30 June 2017, 10am-4pm
Nottingham Contemporary


Research topics

Head over to our activity list for more information on each of our research topics:

  • Eating problems can be hard to talk about
  • Calm about cake?
  • Pour a glass for yourself (or a guest)
  • Charitable giving
  • Handling conflict
  • How well can you ignore distractions?
  • Can you find what you're looking for?
  • Pharmacists in GP practices
  • Maternity research

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"The most positive experience was the enthusiasm that we received. I was approached by people who were very keen to learn more about the study.”
- UoN Researcher


“I loved coming to the Contemporary every day. It’s such a great space, and I find it generally quite inspiring.” 
- Researcher



Faculty of Science
University of Nottingham


Professor Ellen Townsend
Tel: +44 (0) 115 846 7305

Professor Joanne Hort
Tel: +44 (0) 115 951 6222