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Owen Moon

Owen Moon

City Co-ordinator

I’m a 2nd 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

Olivia Ogle

Olivia Ogle

City Co-ordinator

I’m a 3rd 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.

Gemma Wilkinson

Gemma Wilkinson

City Co-ordinator

I'm a second year PhD student investigating what the role of a gene linked to schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorder is in the brain. I'm looking forward to hearing all the great science that's happening in Cardiff over a pint in the pub!

Janna Ehrhardt

Janna Ehrhardt

Publicist

Hi, I'm doing my master's degree in International Public Relations and Global Communications Management, spreading the word about PoS. Also, I'm from Germany and I guess that makes beer part of my DNA anyway?!

Gabriella Axelson

Gabriella Axelson

Publicist

Hello! I am a graduate student studying International Public Relations and Global Communications management at Cardiff University. Having always been interested in all things sciences, I'm using this opportunity to help non-scientists learn more about their favourite topic!

Sara Veiga

Sara Veiga

Our Body Theme Leader

Hi everyone! I am a second year PhD student looking at how small vesicles released by cancer cells affect the tumour environment and increase aggressiveness. Pint of science is a great opportunity to discuss amazing research, over a pint or two!

Ana Pires

Ana Pires

Our Body

I'm a third 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!

Sarah Galloway

Sarah Galloway

Our Body

I am a third 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!

Muireann Ni Bhaoighill

Muireann Ni Bhaoighill

Our Body

I’m a first year PhD student & I research how cancer communicates with its environment to survive and grow. I study this phenomenon in a genetic disease called tuberous sclerosis & in sporadic cancer. Let’s chat about it over a pint!

Lauren Kerr

Lauren Kerr

Our Body

I’m a 2nd year PhD student studying how a herpesvirus evades the immune response and therefore maintains persistence within the human host. Pint of Science is an amazing opportunity to discuss research at Cardiff University, with a drink or two!

Silvia Ziliotto

Silvia Ziliotto

Pharmacy

I’m a PhD student in Pharmacology investigating a novel immunotherapy to target proliferation in cancer. Pint of Science is an amazing opportunity to spread information about the research happening in Cardiff while enjoying a pint of beer. So come along, you won't regret it!

Maira Dul

Maira Dul

Pharmacy

I’m a Postdoctoral Research Associate interested in drug delivery, especially in novel transdermal drug delivery system called ‘microneedles’. I’m really excited to be part of this year ‘Pint of Science’ School of Pharmacy team. I’m looking forward to speak with you.

Jo Brown

Jo Brown

Beautiful Mind Theme Leader

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!

Ioanna Katzourou

Ioanna Katzourou

Beautiful Mind

I am a first year PhD student using statistical models to explore the way people’s genes affect the way they exhibit different symptoms in Alzheimer’s disease. Pint of science is a great way to talk about exciting research and combine two of my biggest loves, science and beer.

Sarah Gore

Sarah Gore

Planet Earth Theme Leader

Hello! I'm a third 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!

Joanna Brims

Joanna Brims

Planet Earth

Hello! I am a 3rd 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! 

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!

Romy Sabathier

Romy Sabathier

Planet Earth

PhD student by day, comic artist by night. I am studying the effects of droughts on forests along rivers in Southwestern USA. This event is a great way to learn more about current research and I’m looking forward to sharing some science over a drink

Maria Magdalena-Warter

Maria Magdalena-Warter

Planet Earth

I’m a 1st year PhD student working on the effects of drought on riparian forests in the US. I’ve never heard of PoS before coming to Cardiff, but I think it is a brilliant idea. Let us drink and be merry and learn a thing or two as well!

Erin Harvey

Erin Harvey

Planet Earth

Hi! I’m a first year PhD student studying how earthquake-induced landslides mobilise large volumes of sediment through mountainous landscapes. I’m excited to chat about the work we do over a pint (…of cider instead of beer!).

Siyu Duan

Siyu Duan

Planet Earth

Hi! I’m a PhD student in WSA. I’m looking at how co-housing could be more sustainable and achieve a higher level of thermal comfort. PoS is a great way to show off fabulous research on various topics and cannot be more fun for audiences to enjoy a bit of science with a pint!

Ana Samperiz-Vizacino

Ana Samperiz-Vizacino

Planet Earth

I´m a 1st year PhD student looking at how inshore water quality affects the health and growth of the coral reefs in Fiji. Besides science, I also am a beer and pub culture enthusiast, so bringing them together seems nothing but a great idea to me!

Nikki Zabel

Nikki Zabel

Atoms to Galaxies Theme Leader

I’m a 2nd year PhD student in the Astronomy group, studying the evolution of galaxies that live in clusters. I’m excited to share the wonders of our universe with you in my own favourite cluster environment: the pub! Find me on Twitter @AstroNikki_ !

Giulia Tarantino

Giulia Tarantino

Atoms to Galaxies

I’m a postdoctoral researcher at Cardiff University. My work is aimed at the development of novel methods to perform processes that can improve the quality of our lives. Do you want to know how? Nothing is better than talking about it over a good pint!

Jenifer Millard

Jenifer Millard

Atoms to Galaxies

During my PhD, I’ve dipped my toes into the study of worlds beyond our own, wrestled with BADGRs (not the furry kind) in our local neighbourhood, and now I’m looking at distant galaxies (yep, real-life time travel)! Interested? Let’s chat at PoS! @JeniMillard @AwesomeAstroPod

Florence Huynh

Florence Huynh

Atoms to Galaxies

I am now a third year PhD student in chemistry at Cardiff University working at the interface between chemical biology and engineering to discover new natural products for use in drug discovery and crop science. I am very enthusiastic to share my scientific knowledge at PoS 2019!

Gayathri Eknath

Gayathri Eknath

Atoms to Galaxies

I am a first year PhD student looking at observations of the relic light from the Big Bang, the cosmic microwave background, to understand what happened when the Universe began. I look forward to telling you all about this!

Riccardo Bonsignore

Riccardo Bonsignore

Atoms to Galaxies

Hi! I am Riccardo and I am a Marie Curie Cofund Research Fellow at the School of Chemistry, Cardiff University. My main research interests are related to the discovery of new metal-based molecules as anticancer treatments and probes to improve our understanding of cancer. If you wish to know more on...

Holly Watkin

Holly Watkin

Beautiful Mind

I am a Biochemist and Research Technician at Cardiff University. I work on a project studying the role of Cyfip1 in schizophrenia and a second project looking at early life stress and how this effects biochemistry and mental health in later life. I am really looking forward to being a part of Pint o...