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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.

Sarah Hoey

Sarah Hoey

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.

Eleanor Senior

Eleanor Senior

Comms

I am a final year veterinary parasitology PhD student looking at vaccine design for a cow parasite. Pint of Science combines two of my favourite things: science communication and going to the pub!

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.

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.

Becky Jones

Becky Jones

Chapter Manager - North East

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!

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. I was initially dragged to a meeting and convinced to organise an event where I saw the impact of Pint of Science and the passion people have for this festival! I am now excited to be more involved as a chapter manager!

Claudio Chesi

Claudio Chesi

Chapter Manager - London

I'm a policy advisor for the UK Department for Energy and Industrial Strategy, working to support fusion energy becoming a reality! 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.

Team Podcast

Team Podcast

Presenting and Production Team

Callam (middle) and Jim (right) are co-hosts of the world’s finest pub-based science pod, while former BBC commissioner Sam (left) works his production magic behind the scenes.

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!