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Lara Small

Lara Small

City Coordinator

I'm currently a Project Manager in the Department of Chemistry at Durham University, but with a background and PhD in biophysics (and astrophysics further back than that). I enjoy talking to people, learning about new science, and sitting in pubs!

Lucy Smith

Lucy Smith

Event Manager

I'm a Post Doctoral Researcher in the Department of Biosciences at Durham University, working on human skin ageing, with a PhD in stem cell differentiation. I love talking about science, reading (and talking about books) and visiting interesting new places.

Cameron McAllister

Cameron McAllister

Event Manager

I’m a biophysics PhD student working in the Department of Physics at Durham University trying to ‘listen’ to the low-frequency vibrations of proteins. In my spare time I enjoy reading and writing about science, running, and bouldering!

Alex Newbold

Alex Newbold

Event Manager

I’m a PhD researcher in the Durham Physics Department, investigating the real-time tracking of ions across solid-liquid interfaces for medical and energy applications, but really I spend a lot of my time ballroom dancing and perfecting mixing margaritas.

Charline Lormand

Charline Lormand

Durham 2022 Team

I’m a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Earth Sciences. My research focusses on deciphering the timing of magmatic processes to help understanding the triggers of volcanic eruptions. When I’m not in the field sampling or playing with models on my computer, I express myself through experim...

Ruth McTiernan

Ruth McTiernan

Durham 2022 Team

I am a biophysics PhD student in Durham's Physics Department, looking at the mechanics of biological interfaces. Outside of my degree I teach aerial arts, stilt walk, juggle, unicycle (badly!) - I'm kind of a one-man circus!

Michael Hertaeg

Michael Hertaeg

Durham 2022 Team

I'm a Post Doctoral Researcher in the Department of Physics at Durham University with degrees in Mechanical and Chemical engineering. My research looks at the mechanics of cell motility. I like teaching and learning about science, cycling and working on DIY projects.

Tessa Young

Tessa Young

Durham 2022 Team

I’m a Research Fellow at Durham University, studying how biological cells handle metallic elements which are key to the reactions of life. Outside the lab I enjoy outstanding circular walks, pub quizzes and cheese scones!

Dario Domingo

Dario Domingo

Producer

Hi everyone! I'm Dario and I'm doing a Post Doc in Durham, using stats to help make future energy more sustainable and to study the impact of climate change onto Arctic melting. Always up for new adventures, cooking and learning new languages :)

Yasmine Kumordzi

Yasmine Kumordzi

Event Manager

I am a final year PhD student in Durham's Department of Chemistry working on drug target validation in Leishmania parasites. Outside of the lab, I like to get involved in sci-art projects, crafting, and trying different stouts.