Pint of Science makes science accessible to everyone with festivals held at hundreds of venues across the world on the same day. Pint of science is a festival happening every may during 3 nights simultaneously in lots of countries, almost 300 cities spread in 21 countries for last edition.

ACTIVITIES

Talks for the general public in pubs every year during 3 nights in several countries over the world. The project offers the public the possibility to meet scientist but offers also a worldwide platform for science communication that scientists can ‘use’ easily.

START OF THE PROJECT

01.10.2012

ORGANISATION

Pint of Science

COSTS

Approx. 1000 euros for the website etc. and about 500 per city depending on how much you spend on renting bars and merchandise.

IMPACT

120,000 participants in 2018,  81,000 in 2017

TARGET GROUP

General public, whatever their age or background

PARTNERS

  • Depending on the countries: science publishers or science companies as private sponsors, as well as (national) institutes and foundations. 
  • Hindawi British heart foundation, Macrogen Europe, MRC, AbCam, CNRS French research Ministry

KEY LEARNINGS 

  • Scientists think people are not interested and people think scientists are not approachable. We’ve shown that it’s not the case, people can’t get enough.
  • Together we are stronger -we provide a solid platform and support our researchers and scientists then they produce wide range of events that are for everyone

CONTACT DETAILS

Elodie Chabrol

 

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