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Campo Grande hosts a festival that brings science to bars

Campo Grande hosts a festival that brings science to bars

Growth in Brazil: Since its first national edition in 2015, Brazil has seen a significant increase in the number of participating cities, reaching a total of 179 municipalities in 2024. – (Image: Disclosure)

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The 2024 International Pint of Science Festival brings science to the bars of Campo Grande, providing a relaxed environment for scientific discussions. From May 13 to 15, researchers from renowned institutions such as UFMS, Embrapa Gado de Corte, Mato Grosso do Sul State University, Dom Bosco Catholic University and Fiocruz MS will participate in the event at the Capivas and Koch Bier breweries.

On the first day, at the Capivas brewery, Lea Raquel Toledo Brambilla Gasques and Patricia Colombo Miscolotti will explore topics such as the Robbester Trail in Mato Grosso do Sul and track fossils, respectively, from 7 p.m. The next day, at the Bear Hut, Marcelo Fernández and Ronaldo José Muraca will discuss the relationship between philosophy and music.

The closing of the festival, on the 15th of this month, will include lectures on the philosophy of physics and the humanities given by Eriksson Cristiano dos Santos and Winnie César Freitas Pinto at Capivas. Meanwhile, at the Bear Hut, Juliana Arena Gallardo will address the topic “My Dog, Visceral Leishmaniasis and Unique Health,” exploring the links between animal health and human health.

Pint of Science started in 2012 in England, and has grown significantly over the years. In 2024, the event will be held simultaneously in more than 25 countries, highlighting the large participation in Brazil, with the participation of 179 cities, making this edition the largest at the national level since the festival first launched in the country in 2015.

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Event Format: The festival is known for its unique approach of combining scientific talks with a relaxed bar atmosphere, facilitating a more open and engaging dialogue between scientists and the public.
The festival is known for its unique approach of combining scientific talks with a relaxed pub atmosphere, facilitating a more open and interactive dialogue between scientists and the public.