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Marieke Pingen

Marieke Pingen

Glasgow Coordinator

Marieke is a postdoctoral researcher investigating why, when and where our immune cells move during virus infection. She’s also a keen brownie baker, film fan, cat cuddler and whisky drinker. And loves to talk science with anyone.

Tom Macgregor

Tom Macgregor

Website Manager/ Atoms to Galaxies

Tom researches the nano structures in ceramics as part of his PhD. In his free time he enjoys running and a good cocktail. This his second Pint of Science and he's hoping to make this the best one yet!

Kathryn Machray

Kathryn Machray

Our Society

Kathryn is a PhD candidate at the University of Glasgow where she researches food poverty among men in Scotland. When not PhD-ing Kathryn can usually be found doing pole, rock-climbing, cross-stitching or researching her next adventure. She enjoyed Pint of Science so much last year she's back for an...

Stephanie Allan

Stephanie Allan

Beautiful Mind

Stephanie is a PhD student in the Psychosis Research Group. She has attended Pint of Science as a punter during undergrad and is really excited to be involved for the first time. She really loves public engagement.

Sarah Hesse

Sarah Hesse

Beautiful Mind Team Leader

Sarah is a PhD student investigating muscarinic ligands as therapeutics for neurodegeneration & dementia. Other than science she loves live music, books, sports and sunshine. How did she get stuck in Glasgow? It’s not the sunshine…

Kate Haining

Kate Haining

Beautiful Mind

Kate is investigating risk factors for psychosis for her Research Masters at the University of Glasgow. She enjoys demystifying and encouraging participation in science, through her roles as a STEM Ambassador and contributor to the-GIST.org.

Marta Guarisco

Marta Guarisco

Beautiful Mind

Marta is a PhD student working on medical imaging. Her job is to develop algorithms to improve the analysis of CT scans in stroke cases. She loves pianos, guitars and public engagement and she is really excited for her first Pint of Science.

Scott Kirby

Scott Kirby

Planet Earth

Scott is a Masters by research student at the University of Glasgow currently looking into using microalgae as an alternative and renewable source of biofuel for transport vehicles.

Michelle Jamieson

Michelle Jamieson

Beautiful Mind

Michelle is a 1st Year PhD student in Mental Health and Urban Studies, looking at barriers in returning to employment for people living with psychosis. Obsessed with true crime podcasts and horror books, and passionate about Pint of Science!

Sophia Boyadjieva

Sophia Boyadjieva

Creative Reactions

Sophia is a PhD student in chemistry at University of Glasgow. In her spare time she enjoys reading, drawing (badly) and yoga. Very excited to be part of the Creative Reactions team and can't wait to talk about science and art over a pint.

Lucy Cotgrove

Lucy Cotgrove

Planet Earth

Lucy is a second year PhD student and University of Glasgow studying leadership in schools of fish. She loves talking about science and drinking pints, so this is perfect for her!

Sam Langford

Sam Langford

Our Body

Sam is part of the education team at Glasgow Science Centre and has an BSc Honours in Zoology from the University of Glasgow. This is his first Pint of Science and he is excited to get involved.

Anna Henschel

Anna Henschel

Beautiful Mind

Anna is a PhD candidate at the University of Glasgow, where she is investigating social interactions with robots. In addition to science, she is passionate about photography, travelling to exotic countries and all things cinema. This is her very first Pint of Science!

Hannah Bialic

Hannah Bialic

Our Society

Hannah is a clinical immunologist as the Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation. When not working in the lab she is either dancing, biking, or reading science fiction. This is her first Pint of Science!

Dwayne Spiteri

Dwayne Spiteri

Our Society

Dwayne is a particle physics PhD student from the University of Glasgow. Interested in life's biggest questions, he loves spreading this passion through outreach. He likes to fill his spare time with badminton, board games and bouldering.

Radha Kumari

Radha Kumari

Our Society

Radha is a Ph.D. student in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Glasgow exploring novel rehabilitation approach for Spinal Cord Injury and Stroke Patients. She is a Commonwealth Scholar from India, who is thirsty for knowledge all the time. She loves to travel, read and volunteer.

Nico Fenu

Nico Fenu

Tech me Out

Nico is a PhD student investigating piezoelectric single crystals for high power applications. Island boy, sea enthusiast, water polo player, munros bagger and chef.

Nicola De Lillo

Nicola De Lillo

Atoms to Galaxies

Nicola is new to Pint of Science. He is a first-year PhD student putting some effort in hunting the fancy gravitational waves traveling in our Universe. You can often find him in the kitchen making pasta, pizza and much more!

George Finney

George Finney

Our Body

George is a first year PhD student rotating between labs in pancreatic cancer therapeutics and immune memory. He's a keen badminton player, baker, and tours around Scotland by his interest in photography. It's his first Pint of Science!

Julia Noorbakhsh

Julia Noorbakhsh

Tech me Out

Julia is a PhD student working on imaging oxygen metabolism in the retina. She is a keen baker, loves going to see live music and teaching the family dog new tricks! This is her first pint of science!

Teteh Champion

Teteh Champion

Our Body

Teteh’s a PhD student looking at how sanitation services (toilets!) can be improved and monitored to stop the spread of schistosomiasis, a human parasite. If not in the lab, Teteh can be found on skates learning how to play roller derby.

Kirsty Paton

Kirsty Paton

Tech me Out

Kirsty is a 2nd year PhD student at the University of Glasgow working on new detector technologies for use in electron microscopes. When not bombarding detectors with electrons, she enjoys running, yoga and climbing.

Nina Cameron

Nina Cameron

Atoms to Galaxies

Nina is the Planetarium Coordinator at Glasgow Science Centre, having found her way to Science Communication via teaching, 35mm projection, and bookselling. She knits and is owned by two cats. This is her first Pint of Science.

Franziska Hentzschel

Franziska Hentzschel

Creative Reactions

Franziska is a postdoc at the University of Glasgow, working on the sexual stages of malaria parasites. Other than science, she enjoys arts and crafts, so creative reactions is the perfect team for her. It's her first Pint of Science.

Emily Dickie

Emily Dickie

Creative Reactions Team Leader

Emily is a postdoc in the Wellcome Trust Centre for Molecular Parasitology. When she's not discussing parasites, she's usually sharing her passion for art and literature - appropriate for the team leader of Creative Reactions 2019!

Elizabeth Nicholson

Elizabeth Nicholson

Creative Reactions

Elizabeth is a Parasitlogy undergraduate at the University of Glasgow who is heavily interested in science communication and public engagement. Happy to talk the hind legs off a donkey and always keen to get involved

Emily Allen

Emily Allen

Planet Earth

Emily is a first year doctoral training student, currently researching a parasite that causes sleeping sickness in cattle. She almost pursued a career in Geography and is a big fan of watching documentaries about good ol' Earth.

Vincenzo Bruno

Vincenzo Bruno

Atoms to Galaxies

Vincenzo is a third year PhD student in Physics looking at the fascinating way light interacts matter. He's new in pint of science, but not new in talking about science in front of a glass of beer!

Carla Suciu

Carla Suciu

Our Body

Carla is a fourth year Genetics student at the University of Glasgow who has a passion for all things science communication. Dogs, public engagement and promotion of women in science are some of her biggest interests.

Hannah Morgan

Hannah Morgan

Beautiful Mind

Hannah is a 2nd year PhD student at the University of Glasgow looking at neurodegeneration after traumatic brain injury. Outside the lab she loves her fat cat, singing in choirs & eating good food. She's looking forward to her 1st PoS!

Miriam Scarpa

Miriam Scarpa

Beautiful Mind

Miriam is a PhD student at the University of Glasgow exploring molecular mechanisms defining adverse effect liabilities of Alzheimer’s disease drugs. When not in the lab, she loves dancing, cheese&wine nights, and chilling with her cat.

Alan Hayes

Alan Hayes

Glasgow Coordinator

Alan is a postdoctoral researcher looking at ways to help boost our immune system during the immune response against cancer. Outside of the lab he enjoys baking, hillwalking (or walking in general) and playing video games.

Sylvia Droz

Sylvia Droz

Our Body

Sylvia is a medical student at the University of Glasgow on the Our Body Team. Outside of the studies she enjoys Lindy hop, messing about with her Ukelele and is now finally learning how to drive!