Kent Pint of Science is back! Get involved!

The Pint of Science festival is an international public engagement festival taking place over 3 days each May. In 2018, nearly 300 cities globally took part. In 2019, 35 UK cities will hold ~500 events including Kent, now in its third year. Over 1000 scientists will have the opportunity to explain their research in an accessible form to the general public – mainly in bars and pubs.

The idea is to provide a platform which allows researchers to share their research with the public. This is a fantastic opportunity to engage the public with Kent research.

Call for expressions of interest

In 2019, we will again be holding Pint of Science events in Kent in three locations: Canterbury, Medway and Tonbridge. We have selected a number of pubs and are looking for expressions of interest from speakers, particularly Early Career Researchers and final year PhD students looking to develop their skills and experience in talking about their research.

If you are interested, please email us at with the following details by 23.59 on Sunday 13th January:

1. Your name and school
2. A summary of your research (max 100 words)
3. Your plan for an interactive session of 20-30 minutes (max 100 words)
4. An explanation of how you will make it engaging for the public audience – an important interactive component (max 100 words).

The Kent team plan to contact everyone by the end of January with the outcome.

Please direct any queries to the team at

Good luck!