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Pint of Science Festival

13 – 15 May 2024
6.00pm – 8.30pm AEST
Roundhouse, UNSW Sydney
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Pint of Science Festival returns, taking place from the 13-15 May 2024, for a special 10-Year-Anniversary celebration. 

Pint of Science will be serving up a paddle of science topics to thirsty minds over a three-day festival, taking place in cities and towns across the country. Each night of the festival will feature a science-savvy line up of presenters, ready to share their innovative research, projects and passions in a casual and fun way.

In 2024, UNSW Science is a proud partner of the Pint of Science Festival.


Check out our impressive lineup of speakers right here on campus @ the Roundhouse:

MONDAY 13 MAY | It’s not all bad! The other side of negative emotions and environments 

Anastasia Shavrova | Indrani Mukherjee | Yannick Gilanyi | Sarah McInnes

How far would you go for love? How far would you go for food? How do I fix my back and how do plants handle the heat of bushfires? 

TUESDAY 14 MAY | From under the sea to under the sheets – somethings not adding up

Victor Jauregui | Sammy Burke | Jodie Pestana | Soleille Miller 

What are we not hearing about corals? Are there better ways to teach maths in school? Can we find better treatments for hormone related anxiety? Why aren't we all asexual? 

WEDNESDAY 15 MAY | Serial killer spiders, Animals & AI, and plants in a changing environment

Joe Cincotta | Inna Osmolovsky | Caitlin Creak | Kelly Clemens

How can AI help us look after animals? How does a funnel-web live? Where will plants move to? ? Does the gut hold the key to improving health outcomes in infants?





The Roundhouse  is located at UNSW Sydney's Kensington Campus. Please note this is a live event only, and will not be available via livestream.   


Wheelchair Access
The closest accessible drop off point to the Roundhouse is the north entrance  via  High Street, Gate 2, follow the road to Third Avenue and turn onto 1st Avenue West. See map for more information on getting there can be found via our interactive accessibility map available here.

Assisted Listening

The Roundhouse has a hearing loop. Patrons wishing to utilise this need to simply switch their hearing aid to the T (Telecoil) setting to pick up on the wireless signal.





The Roundhouse is easily accessible via public transport and the closest light rail stop is UNSW Anzac Parade (L3 line). For more information, call the Transport infoline on 131 500 or visit

Paid casual and visitor parking is offered via the CellOPark App and ‘pay by plate meters’ in all UNSW car parks. For more information head  here, and the closest car park is the Western Campus Car Park is located here, on Anzac Parade next to NIDA. This car park can be accessed via Western Campus Drive through Day Avenue.