Department of Life Sciences to participate in Pint of Science Festival
- Tuesday, April 16, 2019
The Department of Life Sciences has joined the annual science communication event Pint of Science, which aims to broaden public understanding of science by bringing lectures from professional scientists and researchers into pubs.
Lecturers from the University of Roehampton will be speaking on a range of topics related to their research at pubs in the local area, including Boma Bridge in Putney and The King’s Head in Roehampton.
This year's events will take place over three days from 20-22 May and will include talks relating to the fields of anthropology, nutrition and medicine.
Boma Bridge pub in Putney
- 20 May: A water world of promiscuous females presented by Dr Isabel Magalhaes and Dr Julia Reiss
- 21 May: Airtime, teatime: highs/lows of jumping or eating by Dr Lewis Halsey and Dr Leigh Gibson
- 22 May: How evolution made us human by Dr Harry Marshall and Dr Colette Berbesque
The King's Head pub in Roehampton
- 20 May: Shall we dance or shall we have a coffee? By Dr Jonathan Skinner and Dr Astrid Hauge Evans
- 21 May: Healthy diets for healthy bodies by Dr Adele Costabile and Dr Guilia Corona
- 22 May: Making rules in a world of exceptions by Dr Volker Behrends and Dr Robert Busch
Find out more and book your place by clicking the links to the talks above. Tickets cost £4.00 and will fund the Pint of Science associations around the world.
Pint of Science is a non-profit organisation that brings scientists to your local pub to discuss their latest research and findings with the local community.
The Department of Life Sciences offers outstanding degrees in subject areas such as Anthropology, Biological Sciences, Biomedical Science, Nutrition and Health, Social Anthropology, Sport and Exercise Sciences and Zoology.