Initiative promotes informal chats to bring the public closer to the scientific community in SP

The goal of Pint of Science is to tear down intermediaries between scientists and society, establishing a direct channel of conversation. Researchers talk to the public in a relaxed way, in an informal setting that encourages interaction among participants.
Administration
13 May 2019
Initiative promotes informal chats to bring the public closer to the scientific community in SP

The researchers from FGV’s Sao Paulo School of Business Administration (EAESP), Lígia Maura Costa, Rafael Alcadipani, Marco Antonio Carvalho Teixeira, and Adriana Wilner, will be joining Andrea Leite Editor-in-Chief of the Public Management and Citizenship Journal (EACH-USP), Vinícius Senger (Amazon), a specialist in the Internet of Things (IoT)  and other professionals from 87 Brazilian cities in the 4th edition of Pint of Science. The event is one of the largest in the world for scientific dissemination and will take place simultaneously in 24 other countries on May 20-22.

The goal of Pint of Science is to tear down intermediaries between scientists and society, establishing a direct channel of conversation. Researchers talk to the public in a relaxed way, in an informal setting that encourages interaction among participants. In Sao Paulo, the festival will take place in 13 bars, with free admission, and the public will pay only for what they consume.

With the support of RAE-publications (FGV EAESP), in the organization of the chats to be held at Cerveja Artesanal Sao Paulo (CASP), in the district of Sumaré, the researchers will address various topics. Ligia Maura Costa, Professor at the Department of Social and Legal Foundations, will be discussing compliance and ethics in companies on May 20, at the same event, Andrea Leite, researcher on topics such as organizational behavior and working conditions, among others, will talk to the public about the directions of work.

On May 21, Rafael Alcadipani, member of the Brazilian Public Security Forum, will talk about the organizational culture of the police and how it impacts our current challenges in public security. On the same day, Vinícius Senger will address cloud computing and the culture of innovation. On May 22, Adriana Wilner, Deputy Editor of GV-Executive journal, will address writer’s block and problems in academic writing and how to write good essays in university and in graduate school. On the third evening of the event, Marco Antonio Carvalho Teixeira, Professor at the Department of Public Management, will present to the public the issue of the current political situation in Brazil. The event starts at 7 p.m.

Held for the first time in Brazil in 2015, when it was brought from the United Kingdom by the University of Sao Paulo’s Institute of Mathematical and Computational Sciences (ICMC), in Sao Carlos, Pint of Science grows every year. With a leap from 50 municipalities in 2018 to 87 this year, Brazil has become the first among all the countries that host the festival.

The full schedule is available on the website