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DNA, Chernobyl vodka and the psychology of penalty kicks, feature in this year’s talks

26 April 2022

4 min read

After two years Pint of Science: Portsmouth returns in person this May with a series of science talks in a pub, with a cool refreshing beverage to hand!

Pint of Science is the world’s largest festival of public science talks, and provides a space for researchers and members of the public alike to come together, be curious, and chat about research in a relaxed environment.


What's on this year

This year’s Portsmouth line-up runs from 9 - 11 May 2022, with talks presented by scientific researchers from the University and Historic England. The events take place across three evenings in the Southsea Village and Barley Mow pubs in Southsea, and include topics such as:

  • Memory problems
  • Drinking habits during Covid
  • Psychology of penalty kicks
  • Medical decisions during Covid
  • Trusting your mind
  • DNA and our lives
  • Prosocial behaviour in children
  • Captive animal behaviour
  • Applications of nanoparticles
  • Victorian health & medicine
  • Innovative athletic skills module
  • Legionella in the built environment
  • Chernobyl and vodka
  • Yukon gold

More details about all events, and tickets can be found on the Pint of Science website.