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Ana Pires

Ana Pires

City Coordinator

I'm a second year PhD student working on how the environment around tumour cells can be changed to permit the entrance of immune cells and destruction of tumours. I can't wait to explain you how am I doing this here in Cardiff, over a pint!

Pragati Sabberwal

Pragati Sabberwal

City Coordinator

I’m a PhD student aiming to identify and safely target host genes for anti-viral therapies. Pint of Science provides a fantastic opportunity to bridge the gap between science and society. It allows scientists to discuss their groundbreaking research with you. So come have a drink with us!

Jo Brown

Jo Brown

City Coordinator

I’m a second year PhD student working on a new way of modelling brain tumours in the lab, in order to find new treatments. Pint of science is a fantastic way to get an insight into current research, while in a relaxed, beer-full environment. See you there!

Jj Hubert

Jj Hubert

Comms and Publicity

I’m a Cardiff second year PhD student attempting to use bioinformatics to identify causal mechanisms in schizophrenia. I love stats, computers, my ukulele and public speaking. I doubt those four words have been placed together in a sentence before.

Sarah Galloway

Sarah Galloway

Our Body Team Leader

I am a second year PhD student studying a novel immunotherapy treatment for metastatic melanoma. The research that happens at Cardiff University is so interesting and hopefully Pint of Science will allow us to share that with you, accompanied by a pint or two of course!

Emma Campbell

Emma Campbell

Our Body

I’m a third year Cancer Immunology PhD student, with a love for public engagement. After the huge success of the first Pint of Science in Cardiff last year, I am excited to help share more of our cutting-edge research with you (with some beers, of course!).

Henry McCann

Henry McCann

Our Body

My PhD is based on developing novel therapeutics for TSC2-/- cells in terms of cancer and tuberous sclerosis. Pint of Science gives us an opportunity to make science accessible to everyone in a warm, friendly (and beery) environment. Looking forward to seeing you all!

Owen Moon

Owen Moon

Our Body

I’m a 1st year PhD student working on getting cancer-killing T-cells where they need to be in the body to do their job. I look forward to using Pint of Science 2018 to tell you about the work we do and to use it as an excuse for a mid-week beer.

Ariadni Kouzeli

Ariadni Kouzeli

Our Body

I am a PhD student looking at chemokines controlling cell migration and characterise the cells they target. Pint of Science is the best way to find out about the exciting research going on in Cardiff, over a nice cold pint of beer!

Silvia Ziliotto

Silvia Ziliotto

Our Body

I’m a third year PhD student in Pharmacology and I’m investigating a novel immunotherapy to target proliferation in cancer. I think it's exciting chatting about science over a pint as it is the best way to engage with people and spread information about it. Hope to see you there.

Olivia Ogle

Olivia Ogle

Our Body

I’m a 2nd year PhD student studying the relationship between zinc and cancer growth. Pint of Science is a great opportunity for public engagement, so come along and see what ground-breaking research is happening on your doorstep.

Georgina Mason

Georgina Mason

Our Body

I’m a second year PhD student investigating new cancer immunotherapies, with the aim to utilise the body’s pre-existing defence system to fight cancer. I’m looking forward to trading the lab for the pub and sharing our research with you all!

Lorna Sumption

Lorna Sumption

Our Body

I’m a PhD student in BIOSI at Cardiff University investigating potential placental origins of prental depression. Getting to talk to people about a potentially sensitive but important topic, I’ve realised how important getting the general public interested in science is!

Joanna Brims

Joanna Brims

Planet Earth Team Leader

Hello! I am a 2nd year PhD student, looking at how and when the Panama Isthmus formed and joined North America to South America. Pints and Science make up a large proportion of my life – but not often together - so I look forward to seeing you at the pub! 

William Smith

William Smith

Planet Earth

I am a first year PhD student tasked with finding new, economic metal occurrences in an unexplored region of Canada. It is known that no lab or lecture theatre promote better scientific discussion than the pub… so what are you waiting for?

Michael Nairn

Michael Nairn

Planet Earth

Hi, I’m Michael and am a PhD student researching how ocean temperatures, polar ice sheets, and climate have changed over million year timescales. But more importantly I really like beer! I can’t wait to chat to you all about both at Pint of Science.

Ewa Poniecka

Ewa Poniecka

Planet Earth

I am fascinated by the microbial world of ice. I am looking at glacier surfaces really really closely, studying how microorganisms are able to survive there and how they influence melting. I hope to share my excitement with you. See you in a pub!

Dhobby Newman

Dhobby Newman

Planet Earth

Hi! I am a Research Technician and I work with microfossils to work out what the climate was doing a million years ago. I like science and I like beer so, Pint of Science sounds like the place to be!

Nia Jones

Nia Jones

Planet Earth

I am currently studying for a MESci in Environmental Geography. After attending PoS last year, I realised what a good way it was to communicate fun, cutting edge science to the public and couldn’t wait to get involved. Looking forward to 2018!

Sarah Gore

Sarah Gore

Planet Earth

Hello! I'm a second year PhD student at Cardiff University looking at how ocean chemistry and biology is changing due to climate change. The only thing I like more than ocean science is beer so being part of PoS was a no brainer!

Joshua Ahmed

Joshua Ahmed

Planet Earth

I spend most of my time trying to uncover the secrets concealed within the smoothly curved bends of meandering rivers. Understanding how and why these rivers move has a number of important implications; perhaps I could tell you more over a pint?

Emanuela Piga

Emanuela Piga

Planet Earth

I am Emanuela and I am a PhD student working on reconstructing ocean temperatures during past extreme warm intervals in order to better understand future climate. Excited to chat about the work we do over some fine pints!

Oliver Francis

Oliver Francis

Planet Earth

I am a 2nd year PhD student, studying the impact of large earthquakes on mountainous landscapes. I spend much of my time looking at satellite images of landslides in China and thinking about when it is acceptable to head to the pub.

Liam Hoare

Liam Hoare

Planet Earth

Hi, I'm a 1st year PhD student looking at magma evolution on the Earth and Moon. The pub is often a place for scintillating discussion on a range of subjects, so why not science? Plus there's beer. I look forward to sharing my enthusiasm for rocks from this world and beyond!

Elena Simonazzi

Elena Simonazzi

Beautiful Mind Team Leader

I’m a first year PhD student investigating the consequences of a rare variation on the cells of the Immune System located in the brain and its role in Alzheimer’s Disease. Pint of Science combines two of the best things ever, Neuroscience and beer, so why not give it a try?

Elisa Salis

Elisa Salis

Beautiful Mind

I am a PhD student trying to understand the impact of multiple genetic mutations on Alzheimer’s disease onset and progression. I really like the idea of bringing science to society in front of a pint of beer. Looking forward to see you all at the pub.

Ioanna Katzourou

Ioanna Katzourou

Beautiful Mind

I am a first year PhD student bouncing between labs and trying out different methods to understand and tackle brain disorders. Pint of science is a great way to talk about exciting research and combine two of my biggest loves, science and beer.

Simona Zahova

Simona Zahova

Beautiful Mind

My PhD project is on a rare genetic condition called Prader Willi Syndrome. I use mice to study the behaviour associated with the Prader Willi, and the genetic basis behind it. I am really excited about being a part of Pint of Science 2018!

Natalie Meeson

Natalie Meeson

Beautiful Mind

I’m a first year PhD student, and I’m interested in understanding the mechanisms behind genetic risk for psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia. Pint of Science in a great way to showcase some of the ground-breaking work going on at Cardiff, come and see what we do over a pint!

Ana Silva

Ana Silva

Beautiful Mind

Hi everyone, I’m a 3 rd year PhD student and I’m studying how rare copy number variants,
which confer high risk for neurodevelopmental disorders, affect the brain structure and
function. Sounds complicated? There’s nothing better than a couple of beers to explain
science, so join us at the pub!

Emily Adair

Emily Adair

Beautiful Mind

Hi, I'm a first year PhD student trying to figure out whether faulty immune cells in your brain play a role in neuropsychiatric disorders, such as epilepsy. Pint of Science is a fantastic opportunity for you to experience the diverse and exciting research going on here in Cardiff whilst sipping on a...

Thomas Williams

Thomas Williams

Atoms to Galaxies Team Leader

I’m a PhD Astronomy student, studying some of our nearest galaxies (which mostly means I stare at pretty pictures all day). I also enjoy talking to people, and the pub, and now there’s an excellent opportunity to do all of these things at once!

Amber Hornsby

Amber Hornsby

Atoms to Galaxies

As part of the Astronomy Instrumentation group, I’m developing detectors to observe the oldest light in the universe – the Cosmic Microwave Background. When I’m not in the lab cooling things to almost absolute zero, you’ll find me in the pub…

Caitlin Crombie

Caitlin Crombie

Atoms to Galaxies

Hi, I’m a second year PhD student in Chemistry studying catalysis, specifically looking at oxidation reactions! I’m looking forward to PoS to be able to discuss science with everyone and anyone and where better place to do this than the pub?!

Lydia Jarvis

Lydia Jarvis

Atoms to Galaxies

My research is looking at growing semiconductor lasers on silicon. One interesting application of this aims to use light to process information at a rate which is much faster than that which is possible using conventional electronics. As a big fan of both pubs and science this seemed like to good an...

Aristeidis Amvrosiadis

Aristeidis Amvrosiadis

Atoms to Galaxies

I am involved in the galaxies group at Cardiff University, looking at far away galaxies in the universe through infrared cameras and trying to understand how they evolve. Some people might call me a down to earth cosmologist.

Margherita MacIno

Margherita MacIno

Atoms to Galaxies

I am a PhD student in chemistry in the field of heterogeneous catalysis were new materials could improve industrial processes and decrease environmental pollution. Because water is becoming so precious these days, let's present and discuss these issues over a pint!

Aysha Motala

Aysha Motala

Special

I’m a doctoral student studying human sensory time perception and how the brain organises incoming timing information from multiple sensory streams. PoS is a great opportunity to have an accessible chat about science, so naturally I couldn’t wait to get involved!

Catherine Roderick

Catherine Roderick

Special

I work at Cardiff University in EU research development. I have a keen interest in science communication, to inspire young people to consider scientific careers and show the general public how science and research affect our everyday lives.

Catarina Menezes

Catarina Menezes

Special

I’m a first year PhD student studying the pathogenesis of acute myeloid leukemia and trying to find a way to beat blood cancer! It would be great to meet you all and talk about the research we do in Cardiff University with a drink in hand!