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Alex Moylett

Alex Moylett

Bristol Coordinator

I am a Computer Science graduate and a third year Quantum Engineering PhD student. When I'm not promoting science and engineering, I enjoy drinking, music, fitness and working on a forever growing list of side projects.

Jamie Thakrar

Jamie Thakrar

Bristol Coordinator

I am a third year PhD student in Neural Dynamics studying how Stress affects brain connectivity, I love science and find any excuse to talk about it!

Clare Kennedy

Clare Kennedy

Bristol Communication Officer

Training as a pharmacologist, I have recently made the transition into the world of neuroscience and research how stress effects our long term memory. I am a tea-drinking, book-loving, foodie who also enjoys a good holiday and a bit of amateur photography!

Emma Roscow

Emma Roscow

Event Manager - Planet Earth

I'm a second year Neuroscience PhD student, researching how memories get reactivated and strengthened during sleep. I love pints and science, what could be better?

Hanna Isotalus

Hanna Isotalus

Event Manager - Best of 2017

I’m passionate about brains, minds, cats, pints and all things science. I’m doing a PhD in medicine, looking at how we can improve memory performance in those living with cognitive problems.

Steve Bullock

Steve Bullock

Event Manager - Best of 2017

Steve is a Teaching Fellow in the Faculty of Engineering, attempting to drag Engineering education kicking and screaming into the 20th (if not 21st) century. His research involves making giant robots pretend to be aeroplanes, which is pretty good fun.

Sophie Stevens

Sophie Stevens

Bristol Treasurer

Doing a PhD in pure maths (combinatorics, but who’s counting), my main goal is to explain it to my mother. In the meantime, I’m looking forward to seeing others explain their research to me, hopefully in words of fewer than three syllables!

Carlos Gracida

Carlos Gracida

Event Manager - Planet Earth

I'm a first year PhD student in Biological Sciences. I'm currently studying how invasive Fishes impact Tropical Ecosystems and the effects on native species through different approaches such as molecular biology, invasive ecology and behaviour. I love science and ride my new bicycle.

Romain Costil

Romain Costil

Bristol Secretary

I’m a French chemist enrolled in a PhD in Bristol, trying to develop new ways of making and studying molecules for potential application in drug discovery. When I’m not wearing my lab coat anymore, I enjoy mountain treks, photography and cooking.

Alessandra Treviso

Alessandra Treviso

Event Manager - Tech Me Out

I have a PhD in numerical modelling of composite structures and I work at the National Composites Centre. Originally from Italy, I moved to Bristol to pursue my passion in engineering, running and good ales and ciders.

Niall Mulkerns

Niall Mulkerns

Event Manager - Atoms to Galaxies

I’m currently in my first year of my PhD in the BCFN working with glucose-binding molecules, but I’m a physicist by trade. I enjoy baking, playing football for the physics team and (of course) beer. When not sat in my office, you can usually find me in the gym!

Elena Paci

Elena Paci

Event Manager - Beautiful Mind

I am a second year PhD student in Neural Dynamics studying the brain dynamics of survival circuits. I like pints and science.. so why not be a part of PoS?

Catherine Gilmore

Catherine Gilmore

Event Manager - Creative Reactions

I have just received my PhD in reproductive biology from University of Bristol, studying the human placenta. I'm also passionate about enabling more creativity in science, in education and in academia, so I am very excited to be involved in developing Creative Reactions this year.

Letitia Li

Letitia Li

Event Manager - Our Society

I'm currently a postgraduate in Biomedical Sciences Research. I enjoy all things Science. Besides, I'm a huge fan of Arts and foreign languages. Joining PoS is one of the most exciting experience for me. The science talks and pub nights will never fail to surprise you!

Will Hoffmann

Will Hoffmann

Event Manager - Tech Me Out

I’m a first year PhD student in Functional Nanomaterials, and am originally from the US. I currently work with nanostructures which attempt to mimic the precursors to life. When I’m not learning about nano, I cycle, hike, and read.

John Pooley

John Pooley

Event Manager - Beautiful Mind

A researcher who has spent much of the last 10 years trying to understand how stress hormones communicate to the brain and what they are telling it. Love going for walks, food, a bit of combat sport, and delighted to be involved in Pint of Science!

Anouk Spelt

Anouk Spelt

Event Manager - Creative Reactions

Second year PhD biology student in Aerospace Engineering (what?! YES AEROSPACE). I work with engineers to improve drone technology by looking at urban gulls. I love to work on the boundary of two fields, that is why Creative Reactions - a collaboration between artists and scientist - is an awesome o...

Tom Parry

Tom Parry

Event Manager - Planet Earth

A fan of both pints and science, I have a degree in Biology and I’m now studying for a Masters in Wildlife Filmmaking. Bristol produces more than half of the world’s wildlife television, and as a means of science communication the genre has huge power to inform, inspire and lead to real change.

Lisa Morgans

Lisa Morgans

Event Manager - Our Society

After graduating in Veterinary Science from the University of Bristol in 2013, Lisa moved onto a new adventure working in practice in Cornwall. Working in a busy mixed practice in a rural community, Lisa began to appreciate the expertise and knowledge farmers have about their farm and animal health....

 Angharad James

Angharad James

Event Manager - Our Society

I am currently studying an MSc in International Security and my interests vary from Climate Change and Migration to Defence and Cyber Security. I am very excited to see how the team can incorporate these themes and look forward to welcoming everyone to our talks!

Luke McGuinness

Luke McGuinness

Event Manager - Creative Reactions

I’m an Irish epidemiologist working on evidence synthesis methods and interested in all the ways science can be communicated to the public. I know not the first thing about art, and so naturally, I choose to be part of the Creative Reactions team...

Agnethe Seim Olsen

Agnethe Seim Olsen

Event Manager - Tech Me Out

I am a Norwegian (former) particle physicist currently working as a platform administrator and doing a part-time MSc in Computing. In my spare time I enjoy reading, coding, doodling and running

Lucy McGowan

Lucy McGowan

Event Manager - Planet Earth

I’m a full-time science enthusiast, and Molecular Biology PhD student at The University of Bristol. I have a Biology degree from The University of Manchester, where I researched everything from tropical frogs in Costa Rica, to how the immune system fights malaria. Oh, I also really love the pub!

Jannete Stevens

Jannete Stevens

Event Manager - Beautiful Mind

I am a first year PhD student looking on how to improve the storage conditions of the blood we manufacture in our laboratory! I love blood (only-lab made), running and obviously pints.... but then who doesn't?

Kelli Gallacher

Kelli Gallacher

Event Manager - Our Body

I work in the Cancer Epigenetics Lab at the University of Bristol, where I am investigating new treatment options for high risk neuroblastoma. When I’m not in the lab, I am probably; at a gig, reading, attempting a pub quiz or playing netball.