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Lewis Irvine

Lewis Irvine

City Coordinator

I’m a final year PhD student in the Department of Physics here at Bath. My research involves next-generation materials that could power the solar panels of the future, and I build computer models that explore what’s going on inside them.

Rhys Dunphy

Rhys Dunphy

City Coordinator

I’m a final year PhD student in the Department of Biology and Biochemistry. My research focuses on investigating how particular bacteria are able to evade our immune system, to aid the creation of better therapeutics. Excited to be part of the Pint of Science team and help share the interesting rese...

Luca Longanesi

Luca Longanesi

Producer / Atoms to Galaxies Event Manager

I’m a Post-Doc researcher in Chemical Engineering trying to save the orang-utans in the South-East part of the world producing palm oil from renewable sources using yeasts fermentations. I love being in the lab, as much as a good pint in the pub, that’s why Pint of Science looks like the best deal!

Yvonne Krumbeck

Yvonne Krumbeck

Producer / Tech Me Out Event Manager

Generally I'm interested in life science and eco-evolutionary processes. My PhD project involves mathematical models to investigate the evolution of sexual reproduction in an ecological context. Although located at the maths department, I'm a physicist by training and love interdisciplinary science....

Tanmoy Laskar

Tanmoy Laskar

Publicity Coordinator
Ana Levordashka

Ana Levordashka

Tech Me Out Event Manager

I am a post-doctoral researcher in Psychology, working at the Human-Computer Interaction (CREATE) lab and Bath & Bristol Creative R&D Cluster. My research focuses on understanding audience experiences of immersive technology.

Jazz Ghatora

Jazz Ghatora

Tech Me Out Event Manager

I’m a 2nd year PhD student in biological sciences in the Department of Biology & Biochemistry. My research is focused on using synthetic biology to generate bacteria which can be used to monitor as well as remediate toxic heavy metals from the environment.

Andre Prates Pereira

Andre Prates Pereira

Atoms to Galaxies Event Manager

I'm a Post-Doc in Chemical Engineering working in partnership with BP on the stability of diesel, additives and biofuels. I am also working on the production of biofuels and biocomponents in a biorefinery framework using seaweed as feedstock.

Katherine Petrilli

Katherine Petrilli

Atoms to Galaxies Event Manager

I’m a first year PhD student in the Department of Psychology. My research focuses on triangulating the evidence across different studies to investigate the association between cannabis potency and mental health.

Hasnain Mussadiq Lalji

Hasnain Mussadiq Lalji

Our Body Event Manager

Hi. My name is Hasnain Lalji and I am a final year PhD student at the University of Bath. My PhD focuses on gender differences in the behavioural response to antidepressants in laboratory mice/rats. The purpose of this project is to develop better, targeted and individualised antidepressant therapy ...

Rebecca Annells

Rebecca Annells

Our Body Event Manager

I’m a 1st year PhD student in Pharmacy and Pharmacology and I’m interested in understanding how opioids work in brains and bodies so that better pain relief drugs can be developed. I’m new to Pint of Science, but so excited to be involved in a festival all about cool science and the people doing it!

Carmen Grimaldos Rodriguez

Carmen Grimaldos Rodriguez

Our Body Event Manager

I’m a 3rd year PhD student in the Department of Biology and Biochemistry. My project addresses the molecular basis of Barrett’s metaplasia and the colonization of the columnar epithelium over the squamous area of the oesophagus.

Vicky Bennett

Vicky Bennett

Our Body Event Manager

I'm a 1st year PhD student in Biology and Biochemistry. My project looks how efflux pumps influence the formation of bacterial biofilms in catheters, and how we can inhibit them to treat infections.