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Maria Carvalho

Maria Carvalho

City Coordinator - Planet Earth

I am a former researcher now doing academic support and it's my third year involved with PoS! In my spare time you can find me at FoodCycle, a charity that builds communities while tackling food waste+poverty. I also love to sing along to music, go to the gym, cook, travel and spend time with friend...

Aina Pi Roig

Aina Pi Roig

City Coordinator - Our Body

I got my PhD in Genetics and currently work in the Next Generation Sequencing field. I collaborate with BioExpert Network and Science in School and volunteer with FoodCycle. I love traveling, meeting my friends and teaching yoga whenever I can!

Teja Chalikonda

Teja Chalikonda

City Coordinator - Creative Reactions

After finishing my PhD in Behavioural Ecology, I now work at an environmental consultancy focussing on business and biodiversity. I am happiest when I’m outdoors, reading a book, spending time with friends, silly dancing or crocheting!

Michela Leonardi

Michela Leonardi

Planet Earth

I am an evolutionary biologist studying how different factors shaped animal and human populations. To do so I merge information from modern and ancient DNA, palaeoclimate, and archaeological sites. In my free time, I enjoy painting ceramics.

Karen Jinks

Karen Jinks

Creative Reactions

I am a Mixed Media Artist and Graphic Designer, and founder of the Cambridge Creative Network. Creative Reactions is such a wonderful collaborative project, bringing together artists and scientists to produce extraordinary works and I can’t wait to see what 2019 brings!

Francesco Muia

Francesco Muia

Planet Earth

I got my PhD in Bologna and worked at the intersection between string theory and cosmology ever since. In my free time I like reading and doing sport. I changed countries three times during the last 18 months. This is my first participation in PoS UK and I’m very excited about it.

Annie Howitt

Annie Howitt

Our Body

I’m a PhD student at the MRC Cancer Unit looking into the metabolism of pancreatic cancer cells. I’m really excited to be involved for the second year with PoS, especially as last year’s events were somewhat disrupted! On the side, I also love running, baking, rowing and knitting.

Emily Talbot

Emily Talbot

Our Body

I am a 3rd year PhD student in Biochemistry studying neurodegenerative disease. This is my 2nd year being involved in PoS which allows me to explore my interest in science communication. Beyond the world of science, I enjoy hiking, climbing, sailing and trying to grow vegetables in my garden!

Annabel Curle

Annabel Curle

Our Body

I am currently doing my PhD in Clinical Neurosciences working on the role of neuroinflammation in neurodegenerative disease and the immunogenicity of cell replacement therapies. I’m really excited to be back involved in Pint of Science! Outside of science, I enjoy playing netball, baking and watchin...

Angeliki kanouta

Angeliki kanouta

Creative Reactions

This is my first year doing Pint of Science! By day I work on extracting DNA from ancient materials. By night I watch movies and tv series.