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Every Monday, we meet leading scientists in pubs around the country, get a pint in, and talk to them about life, their universe, and everything.

Every Monday, we meet leading scientists in pubs around the country, get a pint in, and talk to them about life, their universe, and everything.
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United Kingdom

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Every Monday, we meet leading scientists in pubs around the country, get a pint in, and talk to them about life, their universe, and everything.

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English

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00447814848158


Episodes

Pint of Science Podcast - Dame Professor Sue Black - Forensic Anthropologist [Episode 5]

4/15/2019
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Subscribe: Spotify | TuneIn | Stitcher | Apple Episode 5 – Dame Professor Sue Black Life can be unpredictable, but one thing we can all be sure of is that one day, it’s going to end... according to this week’s guest though, that needn’t be something to worry about too much! To say that we were chuffed with this week’s episode is a bit of an understatement. We sat down for a drink and a chat at The Borough Pub in Lancaster with none other than Dame Professor Sue Black, world-renowned...

Duration:01:19:09

Pint of Science Podcast - Professor Anjali Goswami - Evolution Expert at the Natural History Museum [episode 4]

4/8/2019
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How did the dinosaurs die out? What is Deep Time? Why are there so many insects? And is dental microwear just tiny orthodontics (spoiler alert: it isn’t). These are just a few of the big questions we sat down to ask Anjali Goswami, Professor of Paleobiology and Research Leader in the Life Science Vertebrates Division at the Natural History Museum. This week, the beautiful Imperial Durbar in Tooting served as our setting, a venue that turned out to be very suitable for the podcast content!...

Duration:00:59:53

Pint of Science Podcast - Professor Chris Jackson - Volcano Explorer and Basin Analyst [episode 3]

4/1/2019
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Ever wondered how many ways you can die on a volcano? Or perhaps you're more interested in impressing your geoscientist friends with geeky party tricks? This week's episode has it all; we found ourselves a cosy corner at The George and Dragon in Acton, then directed our microphones and curiosity towards salt-loving organism Chris Jackson, Professor of Basin Analysis at Imperial College London. In an almost alarming display of energy, Chris arrived to record this podcast straight off the...

Duration:01:03:32

Pint of Science Podcast - Dr Anna Machin - Evolutionary Anthropologist and 'professor of love' [episode 2]

3/25/2019
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Do you wanna know what love is? Is love all you need? What is love? How many song titles can you feasibly get into an opening paragraph? We answer all these questions and more in this episode of the Pint of Science podcast. We caught up with evolutionary anthropologist Dr Anna Machin in The Old Thatched Inn in Adstock, Buckinghamshire, and asked her about her research on romantic love, the role of the father, and her media work on the likes of Channel 4’s Married at First Sight. Oh, and...

Duration:01:23:09

Pint of Science podcast - Steve Haake - The sports scientist behind 60 Olympic medals [pilot episode]

3/18/2019
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Steve Haake is a sports scientist whose research has been responsible for over 60 Olympic medals. We met up with him at The Hallamshire House in Sheffield for a pint, and a chat about the incredibly interesting world of sports science - from chasing the perfect performance to calculating the way gold balls bounce (and trying not to eat what's inside them). Welcome to the pilot episode of the Pint of Science podcast. Each week, we meet scientists in pubs around the UK to find out about...

Duration:01:04:42