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16 May 2023

King's academics to share research insights at pubs, cafés at the Pint of Science festival

Teams from across King’s are delivering talks, demonstrations and live experiments at the renowned public science festival.

Geography staff presenting at a Pint of Science event

Academics and researchers from across King's are returning to the annual 'Pint of Science' festival taking place in May 2023. The teams will be contributing and participating to the 75+ science talks over three evenings in London. Pint of Science is one of the world’s largest festival of public science talks, which will see over 150 scientists presenting, with events additionally held in countries and cities around the world.

King's academics and researchers have been active contributors to the Pint of Science festival. With the Department of Geography previously running screenings of several talks on posh dogs and plastic grass, biological invasions, and stalking marine life for conservation, as part of their student field trip exhibition and 100th Anniversary celebrations and in October 2022.

This year sees a range of fascinating talks including 'People & Nature: Everything Everywhere All at Once' which seeks to explore how people can navigate the complex relationships with nature, presented by PhD students Anna Smith, Zosia Ladds, Laura Kor and Kapil Yadav.

Another talk 'Solarpunk and Climate Funk: What Does the Future of Climate Change Look Like?' will explore climate policy from behind-the-scenes at COP and reimagine dystopian climate futures. In 'WIN A FREE TRIP! Postcards From the Field', academics and PhD students will share their experiences of discovering the world of research.

Pint of Science London takes place 22-24 May, with venues across London. Team from King’s include Geography, Arts & Humanities, Political Economy, Population Health Sciences and IoPPN.

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In this story

Fiona Turner

Research Associate

Rowan Gard

Lecturer in Human Geography and Sustainability (Education)

Tom Matthews

Senior Lecturer in Environmental Geography

Cathy McIlwaine

Vice Dean (Research), Faculty of Social Sciences and Public Policy