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Hetty Tapper

Hetty Tapper

Head of Communications & Marketing

Neuroscientist by trade, beer drinker by nature. I now work at the Science Museum and think science is amazing and that everyone, especially non-scientists, needs to know!

Sophie Arthur

Sophie Arthur

Comms Coordinator

I’m a PhD student in stem cell metabolism. I love sharing my lab life & chatting science through my blog & social media. So, I’m so excited for this opportunity to keep my phone glued to my hand & tell you about the incredible science you will have the opportunity to see at this year’s festival!

Xi Ye

Xi Ye

Comms Coordinator

Cardiovascular biology researcher until quite recently. Now working for the Medical Research Council. I have attended Pint of Science of events every year for the last three years (also big fan of the t-shirts) and have decided to be part of the team that plan and make these events happen!

Michael Nairn

Michael Nairn

Comms Coordinator

I am a research scientist using the chemistry of fossil corals to investigate how ocean conditions and climate have changed over millions of years. But more importantly I really like beer! I can’t wait to chat to you all about both at Pint of Science

Sarah Hoey

Sarah Hoey

Digital Content Manager

A neuroscientist by training, I'm a strong advocate of science and its communication. It’s a privilege to work with such an amazing team to give the public an opportunity to learn more about the science that affects their everyday lives.

Magdalena Plotczyk

Magdalena Plotczyk

Social Media Manager

Although I spend most of my time in a white coat researching human hair, I am also passionate about taking science out of the lab. I believe in its power to inspire, educate and entertain, and follow the motto: Science is not finished until it is communicated.

Eleanor Senior

Eleanor Senior

Social Media Assistant

I am a PhD student looking into vaccine design for a cow parasite called Tritrichomonas foetus. I'm really excited to help out at Pint of Science this year, especially as it combines two of my hobbies: public engagement and going to the pub!

Juliane Fagotti

Juliane Fagotti

Social Media Assistant

I'm a Brazilian PhD student doing part of my research in the UK, hoping to be a neurophysiologist. I'm ecstatic about being part of the Pint of Science Team and joining such inspiring people. Apart from being amazed by science since always, I’m passionate about graphic design and, of course, pints.

Rosalind Heron

Rosalind Heron

Comms Manager

Currently working as a postdoctoral researcher in the University of Edinburgh to understand the effects of chronic inflammation in neurodegenerative diseases, I enjoy showing children and adults how fun and interesting science can be.

Eve Smith

Eve Smith

Comms & Marketing Manager

A former earth science postgrad working as a storyteller and non-profit communications aficionado, I'm a huge fan of Pint of Science and everything it stands for! When I'm not writing all day, you'll find me wrapped up warm in a Scottish beer garden, eating pizza or volunteering with a local charity

Lisa Jones

Lisa Jones

PR Manager

Physiologist by background, now a research communications officer for the British Heart Foundation. Sharing my love of science even more for #pint19! I’m passionate about engaging the public with research, so what better way of doing it than down the pub!

Francisco Saura

Francisco Saura

Digital Marketing Manager

I'm a Spanish and live in Edinburgh. I'm passionate about digital marketing and have worked with a number of not -for-profits. I am really excited to be part of this project! I love science and I think bringing it to a pub helps to break the gap between science and social life which is great!