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Hannah Bird

Hannah Bird

City Coordinator

I am a second year PhD researcher at the University of Birmingham focussed on an interdisciplinary project combining oceanography, climatology and palaeontology. I am also a scientific editor of a journal's newsletter and the NERC CENTA Blog, alongside conducting numerous outreach activities.

Charlotte Bird

Charlotte Bird

City Coordinator

As a 3rd year doctoral researcher at the University of Birmingham, I study vertebrate palaeontology and love sharing my research through blogs, illustrations and animations. In my downtime, you'll find me knitting, travelling and photographing nature.

Sue Smith

Sue Smith

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!

Lucy Hawley

Lucy Hawley

Our Body Event Manager

I am a Pharmacy Masters of Research Student looking at nanoparticles as a drug delivery system for cancer treatments. I graduated in 2021 with a BSc in Biological Sciences. I am also a competitive swimmer and have competed in BUCS and national events for the University of Birmingham since 2018.

Velislava Ilieva

Velislava Ilieva

Atoms to Galaxies Event Manager

I am a first-year PhD student within the AstrobiologyOU group at the Open University, Milton Keynes. My project investigates microorganisms that inhabit hypersaline Mars-analogue environments. I am really excited to be part of Pint of Science because this would be my first ever outreach activity!

Kathryn Frost

Kathryn Frost

Our Body Event Manager

I am a first-year PhD student in the institute of inflammation and ageing at the University of Birmingham. My project investigates a novel inducer of bone remodelling, focusing on use in osteoporosis and bone healing. I’m excited to be involved in Pint of Science to make science more accessible!

Imogen Wilson

Imogen Wilson

Our Body Event Manager

I am a first year PhD, partnered with the University of Birmingham and Newcastle University. I aim to investigate functional consequences of B cell and fibroblast interactions in Rheumatoid arthritis. I look forward to being a part of the work Pint of Science do to bring science into the community.

Sophie Dewick

Sophie Dewick

Atoms to Galaxies Event Host

I’m a 2nd year PhD student in Chemistry at the University of Warwick. My research focuses on the chemical transformation of nitrous oxide (N2O), a potent greenhouse gas. I love science and I love pints so I’m looking forward to combining these things by taking part in my first Pint of Science!