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Becky Jones

Becky Jones

Director

I'm a just-finishing biology PhD student excited about sharing science with anyone and everyone. I love the look on someone's face when they learn something new. Looking forward to seeing what big things we can do with Pint of Science this year!

Praveen Paul

Praveen Paul

Co-Founder & Director

I'm trained as a neuroscientist and am amazed to see how far Pint of Science has spread! There's a whole variety of scientific research happening across the world and I'm excited to be part of bringing it all together and sharing it with you.

Michael Motskin

Michael Motskin

Co-Founder

I want to get Pint of Science to every city in the world and communicate science as it is- fun, fascinating and inspiring.

Helen Jones

Helen Jones

Database & Website Manager

I am a post-doc at UCL researching liver disease. I want science research to be fun and accessible to everyone so am very happy to be a part of Pint of Science. Beyond science, my passion is horses and I am a regular volunteer at a charity riding centre in central London.

Hetty Tapper

Hetty Tapper

Communications & Marketing Advisor

Neuroscientist by trade, beer drinker by nature. I now work at the Science Museum and think science is amazing and that everyone, especially non-scientists, need to know!

Sarah Hoey

Sarah Hoey

Head of Digital Comms

A neuroscientist by training, I'm a strong advocate of science and its communication. It’s a privilege to work with such an amazing team to give the public an opportunity to learn more about the science that affects their everyday lives.

Annemarie Pickersgill

Annemarie Pickersgill

Chapter Manager - Scotland

I am a post-doctoral researcher studying meteorite impact craters. I'm interested in space and space exploration, and combining this with a passion for the outdoors by participating in analogue space missions, during which I pretend to be exploring another planet while in fact exploring our own.

Pierre-Philippe Dechant

Pierre-Philippe Dechant

Chapter Manager - Yorkshire & the Humber

I am a Senior Lecturer in Mathematical Sciences at York St John University, designing Maths and Data Science degree programmes. I work on symmetries and/of/or viruses, using mathematical and computational techniques. I like interdisciplinarity, outreach, engagement and pubs!

Lucy Manifold

Lucy Manifold

Chapter Manager - NW England & Wales

I recently handed in my PhD in geology at the University of Manchester and I am now working as a geoscientist. I’ve traded city life for North Wales and loving living near mountains and sea.

Galen Reich

Galen Reich

Chapter Manager - West Midlands

I'm a PhD student in Electrical Engineering at the University of Birmingham and my research is focused on biologically-inspired radar systems that work at the cusp of Physics and Psychology. In my spare time I tinker with electronics, build drones, and enjoy a pint at the pub!

Cristina Perez

Cristina Perez

Chapter Manager - East Midlands

A chemist and neuroscientist by training, through my experience I've become more interested in getting involved in different ways of communicating scientific research to a wider audience and I'm very excited to be part of this amazing festival again.

Yuhan Hu

Yuhan Hu

Chapter Manager - South West

Following my PhD in neuropharmacology, I abandoned my lab bench and now work in the clinical research industry. I fell in love with the Pint of Science festival back in 2015 and have been blowing the science communication trumpet ever since!

Jay James

Jay James

Chapter Manager - South East

PhD researcher in Infection, Inflammation and Immunity. Last year I was dragged to a PoS meeting and convinced to organise a Planet Earth event where I saw the impact of PoS and the passion people have for this festival! I am excited to be more involved as a coordinator for 2019.

Claudio Chesi

Claudio Chesi

Chapter Manager - London

I'm a PhD student in Chemical Engineering investigating green processes for the conversion of agricultural waste into value-added materials. I'm excited to be part of Pint of Science and strengthen the bridge between the scientific world and the society

Rebekah Moore

Rebekah Moore

Chapter Manager - London

Using geochemical techniques to research human health, I have discovered first-hand how fun and bizarre science can be! I am thrilled to be part of this festival again, which does a great job of getting novel ideas and technologies to the public eye.

Peter Wyatt

Peter Wyatt

Chapter Manager - East of England

I'm a research fellow based in Leeds working on future technologies for displays. You're quite likely to find me pint in hand at a local brewery, (im)patiently waiting for Pint of Science 2020.

Callam Davidson

Callam Davidson

Podcast, Blog and Community Programme Manager

I run the podcast and the blog for Pint of Science, and try to find new ways we can work with communities to bring our enthusiasm for science to a wider audience.

Team Podcast

Team Podcast

Presenting and Production Team

Callam (middle) helps run Pint of Science while Jim (right) presents alongside his day job at London Business School. Producer Sam Datta-Paulin (left) is a former BBC Commissioner. He now runs his own station, Glorious Republic Radio.

Anna Gould

Anna Gould

Advisor

I've made the transition from academia to the corporate world and now simulate robots. Science is inescapable! (And beer helps!)

Victoria Tovell

Victoria Tovell

Advisor

I am a post-doc working at the Institute of Ophthalmology and I am passionate about science advocacy and outreach. I love the pub and I love geeky science talk! Looking forward to this year’s event!

Isobel Massie

Isobel Massie

Advisor

A research scientist currently based in Germany, I've been working on tissue engineering various parts of eye. I've been involved with Pint of Science for a few years now & really enjoy it as it combines two of my favourite things - pubs and science!