Weds 19th April | PubSci Restart Event: A Celebration of Science

On Wednesday 19th April 2023 we’re enormously excited to be returning to in-person events, three years after we paused due to the pandemic. This will be a celebratory evening of science communication and socialising: Four different speakers on four different topics to make you laugh, cry, gasp, and ask “Just how close is the bar?”Announcement Banner

Please join us for an evening to remember:

  • Kate Viscardi considers standards and deviations in “How Long Is a Piece of String?
  • George Holdaway discusses “Islamic Art: The Quest for the Quasi Crystal”
  • Mike Lucibella asks “What’s the Deal with Antarctica?”
  • Richard Marshall presents “The Levitating Hamster and Other Definitely True Stories”

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This event will be a social one as well as a SciCom one. In a change from the usual ~45-minute talk followed by questions, there will be more bar breaks and we’ve included extra time for catching up with friends old and new. Let’s celebrate getting together again!


  • Kate Viscardi is a senior lecturer at LSBU and previously headed their Women in Engineering Centre.
  • George Holdaway is a polymath who tutors in STEM topics.
  • Mike Lucibella edited the newspaper of the US Antarctic Programme before joining UCL.
  • Richard Marshall has been programming and hosting PubSci since 2018.

Join us upstairs at the Old King’s Head, near London Bridge station (see below). Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start. The Old King’s Head has a happy hour before 7pm to get you in the mood, and the kitchen serves excellent pub grub.

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As usual the event is free, but we will have a whip-round to cover expenses. As so few of us carry cash now, you can contribute digitally too. This event will not be livestreamed.

We aim to keep PubSci accessible for all, although it is unsuitable for under 18s as we meet in the upper room of a pub. Regrettably, there is no wheelchair access. We tried very hard to find an accessible venue.

Please check our Future Events page where you can also subscribe to our iCal feed. The Spring/Summer talks programme will also be announced at this event. You can find all our links on our LinkTree.


NB We used to meet on the first Wednesday of the month but PubSci is now on the third Wednesday.



The Old King’s Head (upstairs room)
King’s Head Yard
45-49 Borough High Street
London SE1 1NA

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