Fancy a pint of science with your dinner?

Event that lets public speak to scientists in places like pubs and eateries comes to S'pore

Dr Angeline Rouers, the Pint of Science festival's local organiser, says food and beverage outlets provide a more relaxed atmosphere. People can speak to scientists and learn about complex subjects in a more casual setting.
Dr Angeline Rouers, the Pint of Science festival's local organiser, says food and beverage outlets provide a more relaxed atmosphere. People can speak to scientists and learn about complex subjects in a more casual setting.ST PHOTO: ALVIN HO

Science is about to come out of the labs and into the streets - and hawker centres - in an ambitious new festival that has the winning formula to make complex subjects click with the masses.

The three-day Pint of Science festival starting today offers a dizzying range of events to connect scientific subjects to the people.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 14, 2018, with the headline 'Fancy a pint of science with your dinner?'. Print Edition | Subscribe