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Emily Halford

Emily Halford

Coordinator

I work at NHS Blood and Transplant, helping to match donors and patients for organ and stem cell transplant. I love that Pint of Science keeps me connected to research and is a great excuse to visit nice pubs!

Ting Yan

Ting Yan

Coordinator

I am a PhD student in Electronic Engineering at University of Birmingham focusing on asphalt pavement surfacing layer condition assessment. Out of research, I like reading, hiking and writing poems. Borrow John’s words: as we are walking together all the time, a path of PoS to world appears!

Ambra Ferrari

Ambra Ferrari

Beautiful Mind Event Manager

PhD student in Neuroscience at the University of Birmingham. Passionate about multisensory integration and its relationship with brain and mind plasticity. Pint of Science? A great way to pop the lab bubble and get engaged with the outside world.

Giulio Degano

Giulio Degano

Beautiful Mind Event Manager

PhD student in Neuroscience at the UoB. I conduct EEG studies during sleep and I love everything that involves modelling of brain data. When I am not in the lab you can find me on the wall (or eating and drinking like a respectable Italian).

Joe Preece

Joe Preece

Tech Me Out Event Manager

I am a PhD researcher at the University of Birmingham, investigating applications of distributed networks in the railway industry. When I'm not working, I'm running marathons, watching period dramas, or drinking copious amounts of tea!

Caity Roleston

Caity Roleston

Our Society Event Manager

I’m a PhD student in Sociology and Health Psychology at Aston University. I'm researching the bereavement needs and the support provided to older adults living within retirement villages. Pint of Science is a wonderful and fun way to branch out and be part of a wider community of researchers.

Chris Harrison

Chris Harrison

Our Society Event Manager

I’m a PhD student working on fuel cells at the University of Birmingham. My research is geared towards understanding the effects of solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) degradation and how it can be prevented. Away from work I have keen interests in music and sport. I also enjoy the occasional pint!

Sue Smith

Sue Smith

Our Society Event Manager

I am head of brand reputation and events at Aston University. I’m not a scientist, but am fascinated by the research conducted by our scientists. Outside work I love going to gigs and festivals, eating out and working off the excess by trying to learn aerial circus skills – very badly!

Georgina Croft

Georgina Croft

Atoms To Galaxies Event Manager

I'm a Physics PhD student who works with the UK Quantum Technology Hub and the European Space Agency to develop quantum sensors for space-based gravity measurements. During my PhD I have enjoyed taking part in outreach and I'm looking forward to being part of the Pint of Science festival this year!

Megan Grose

Megan Grose

Atoms To Galaxies Event Manager

I’m a Nanoscale Physics PhD student at the University of Birmingham working on self assembled monolayers on gold surfaces. In my spare time I enjoy sewing, listening to podcasts and watching Disney movies. I’m looking forward to being involved in Pint of Science this year.

Rebecca Bird

Rebecca Bird

Atoms To Galaxies Event Manager

I am a PhD student in the School of Chemistry at the University of Birmingham. I computationally model, at the atomic level, a ceramic for the immobilisation of nuclear waste. I have an interest in science outreach, with a preference for activities and events that take place in the community.

Jonny Lewis

Jonny Lewis

Our Body Event Manager

I am a PhD student at the University of Birmingham working on the discovery of a treatment to reverse bone damage in disease. During the rest of my time I am either racing cross country and road races or watching a musical or two! Can’t wait for Pint of Science this year!!

Laura Harford

Laura Harford

Our Body Event Manager

I am a PhD student at the University of Birmingham, trying to understand why the immune system struggles to fight infection in patients with liver disease. Outside of this I love aerial silks and playing music, and can't wait to be involved in Pint of Science this year!

Filipe Rego

Filipe Rego

Atoms To Galaxies Event Manager

I am a PhD student at Aston University, optimising a process for the continuous production of char from the pyrolysis of biomass and wastes. Very keen on Science in general, and specifically on sustainable and green processes. Also very passionate about music and playing drums or the guitar!

Ayesha Rana

Ayesha Rana

Atoms To Galaxies Event Manager

I’m a PhD student at Aston University as a part of EBRI and I work with bacteria that produce magnetic nanoparticles. When I’m not in the lab I can be found spending my time volunteering and getting lost somewhere on my travels. I’m looking forward to being a part of Pint of Science this year!

Alex Munro-Clark

Alex Munro-Clark

Astronaut Tour & Planet Earth Event Manager

I am a Biochemistry Masters student and President of the Women in Science and Engineering society at the University of Birmingham. My current project is to extract colourful proteins from red algae! Outside of university I like to play squash and look after my succulents.