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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.

Elodie Chabrol

Elodie Chabrol

Assistant Director

Hyperactive neuroscientist who loves sci-comm! I jumped into the Pint of Science adventure the first year in London, then founded the French one and now I help new countries to launch the festival. My mission? Make science accessible to everyone, everywhere!

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.

Phil Bell-Young

Phil Bell-Young

Online Events Coordinator

I am a Science Communicator and Outreach Officer for the University of Hull. I spend my time organising events, providing science activities, and presenting science based entertainment at talks, stage shows and as a busker with the Hull Street Scientists. I also host Cuppa Science.

Michelle Kinnon

Michelle Kinnon

Online Events Coordinator

I'm a PhD student working on developing a platelet specific imaging agent for use in treating cardiovascular disease. I've been involved with Scicomm for 4 years now and also run Cuppa Science. I look forward to combining my two favourite pastimes!

Sarah Hoey

Sarah Hoey

Comms & Marketing

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

Creative Reactions Comms & Marketing

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!

Jeniffer Jeyakumar

Jeniffer Jeyakumar

Comms & Marketing

I have a background in biological sciences with neuroscience and so am interested in all things brain. Very excited to be volunteering with Pint of Science as they share my belief of making science accessible to all!

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 England

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!

Alex Holmes (she/her)

Alex Holmes (she/her)

Chapter Manager - Yorkshire & the Humber

I’m a PhD student that’s found myself working somewhere between biology, chemistry and computational science. When I’m not “hacking into supercomputers” or complaining about my protein yields, you can find me relaxing with some pottery or a good book!

Lucy Manifold

Lucy Manifold

Chapter Manager - Northern Ireland & 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.

Maria Kaimaki

Maria Kaimaki

Chapter Manager - North West England

I'm a researcher at Imperial studying how insects manage to stubbornly stick to surfaces - even upside down, during a storm or a heatwave - & attempting to replicate this feat for human-made systems. Besides research & science communication I'm passionate about dancing, music, challenges, food & DIY

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 England

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 England

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 Technical Specialist in the UK Department for Transport, working on environmental standards for vehicles - emission of pollutants and the likes! I'm excited to be part of Pint of Science and strengthen the bridge between the scientific world and the society

Giulia De Rossi

Giulia De Rossi

Chapter Manager - London

Involved in Pint of Science for the 7th time (?? I’ve lost count!) and loving it. Meanwhile, post-doc at UCL looking at how eyes are affected by diabetes. Beside science and public engagement, I love food, cooking it, playing football or tennis and reading. In the photo, I’m the one in the back.

Kirk Taylor

Kirk Taylor

Chapter Manager - London

I’m a Post-Doc researching links between HIV and cardiovascular risk. As people with HIV live longer, it’s important to understand long-term complications. Pint of Science is fantastic way to make research accessible to the community!

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.

Pierre-Philippe Dechant

Pierre-Philippe Dechant

Ambassador

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!