My Week In Happy: make mine a pint (of science)


Cheer Up Love

I feel truly blessed to live in a city where there are more ‘ideas’ type events than it would be physically possible for me to attend. This week I gave Pint of Science a try.

What is Pint of Science?

Pint-of-Science-Logo-with-Glasses-120x169Pint of Science was set up by two research scientists at Imperial College, Michael Motskin and Praveen Paul, who recognised that people from outside academia wanted to learn about their work.

This year, Manchester was one of the dozen host cities in the UK, with talks running from the 18th to 20th May. As the name would suggest, many of the events were held in pubs and bars.

Discovering drug discovery

Dr Allan Jordan, Head of Chemistry at Cancer Research UK, was lined up to tell us about ‘Breaking Bad Stereotypes: Real Stories of Drug Discovery’ at The English Lounge near the Northern Quarter.

The talk kicked off with…

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Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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