A Pint Of Science In Your Local

Festival of science talks held in local pubs comes to the George IV

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Pint Of Science- the annual event of scientific talks from experts, held in pubs, is returning to Chiswick.

There are three evenings in the George IV on Chiswick High Road and dozens of other events also taking place in other pubs around London. Tickets are reasonably priced for the talks, some as low as £4.00

The George IV talks are:

14 May
- Jurassic Park: Could it happen?
- Volcano Descent

15 May
- Crocodiles!
- Shark Poop and Coral Reefs - An unlikely link!

16 May
- Can experts be trusted with planet earth?
- Will your pint cause a drought?

Pint of Science is a non-profit organisation that brings some of the most brilliant scientists to your local pub to discuss their latest research and findings with you. You don't need any prior knowledge, and this is your chance to meet the people responsible for the future of science (and have a pint with them).

In 2012 Dr Michael Motskin and Dr Praveen Paul were two research scientists at Imperial College London. They started and organised an event called ‘Meet the Researchers’. It brought people affected by Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, motor neurone disease and multiple sclerosis into their labs to show them the kind of research they do. It was inspirational for both visitors and researchers. They thought if people want to come into labs to meet scientists, why not bring the scientists out to the people? And so Pint of Science was born.

In May 2013 they held the first Pint of Science festival in just three cities. It quickly took off around the world and now happens in nearly 300 cities. Read more here. Pint of Science received a Points of Light award by the Prime Minister in recognition of voluntary work and making a change in the community.

May 12, 2018
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