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Dr Athina Frantzana

Dr Athina Frantzana

Edinburgh Co-ordinator

I have a background in Geosciences and Planetary Physics, and I have recently completed my PhD in Gender Equality in STEM. I have organised and been involved in a variety of events and outreach projects aiming to promote STEM to everyone, regardless gender, age or background. I also love beer!

Maria Fanourgiaki

Maria Fanourgiaki

Edinburgh Co-ordinator

I work as a Public Engagement Officer at the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Edinburgh. I have studied biology and environmental education, and I also have a background in drama. I love all things science and enjoy engaging the public with current research in creative ways!

Patricia Kloihofer

Patricia Kloihofer

Host, Event Manager

I'm a PhD student in Materials Chemistry trying to figure out the details of how magnetic materials work.In my free time I enjoy the wonderful outdoors of Scotland.I love hiking and music.I also love learning about all kinds of Science and sharing it!I'm looking forward to Pint of Science this year.

Farrie Nzvere

Farrie Nzvere

Host, Event Manager

I am a trained physician, research study coordinator and current Master of Public Health student at
the Uni of Edi. As the ChatSci host of InterSci society, I enjoy presenting
complicated scientific concepts in a jargon-free manner whilst guiding my hosts on their science
communication journeys.

Hristina Gyurova

Hristina Gyurova

Event Manager

I’m a 2nd year PhD student in Reproductive Health at the University of Edinburgh.My research focuses on studying premature ovarian insufficiency using mouse models.I think that talking about our science is as exciting and important as conducting it!What better way to do it than with a pint in hand?

Natalia Penar

Natalia Penar

Event Manager

I’m currently a 3rd year student of BSc (Hons) Medical Sciences at the Uni of Edi. My
interests lie mainly in synthetic biology and its applications in medicine. I’m also the President of
InterSci student society, with which PoS has a common mission – sharing science with the
wider public.

Abinaya Rajendran

Abinaya Rajendran

Event Manager

I am an second year Biology student at The University of Edinburgh and Vice President of InterSci. As well as science communication, I’m interested in the environmental and agricultural applications of synthetic biology.

Fiz Winters

Fiz Winters

Event Manager

I’m a Medical Sciences student at the University of Edinburgh and the InterSci secretary and social media manager. I promote our events, as well as encouraging the general public to learn more about ongoing science!

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With the Support of

InterSci

InterSci is a science communication society at the UoE,our goal is to encourage conversation and collaboration between scientists of different disciplines, the public, and make science and research accessible to everyone.We provide a platform of events for experts to share their work and learn.