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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, making (and drinking) cocktails and playing video games.

George Finney

George Finney

Glasgow Coordinator

George is a PhD student researching communication between immune cells and lung cells during infection, and how this impacts immune memory. He loves travelling for photography and hiking, you'll always find him with a G&T in hand!

Tom Macgregor

Tom Macgregor

Website Manager/ Atoms to Galaxies

Tom is PhD Candidate researching ferroelectrics with electron microscopy. When not thinking about physics he likes to run, draw and make the odd cocktail. Don't get him started on what makes a good coffee.

Marieke Pingen

Marieke Pingen

Treasurer

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.

Sarah Hesse

Sarah Hesse

Beautiful Mind

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…

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.

Elle Lindsay

Elle Lindsay

Our Society

Elle is a Biological researcher and keen teacher. She enjoys reading, sport and now has an unmanageable Netflix 'Watch List' following a hectic PhD! As a coffee junkie, she hopes science will find a way to keep her caffeinated sustainably!

Sophia Boyadjieva

Sophia Boyadjieva

Atoms to Galaxies

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.

Hannah Bialic

Hannah Bialic

Our Society

Hannah is an immunologist. This is her second year organizing Pint of Science.

Dwayne Spiteri

Dwayne Spiteri

Planet Earth

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.

Holly Leslie

Holly Leslie

Our Society

Holly is a laboratory technician working to characterise the genetic landscape in pancreatic cancer. Outside of the lab, you'll find her running in your local park, but beware nothing will ever get done prior to her morning coffee.

Jenny Dahlstorm

Jenny Dahlstorm

Our Body

Jenny is a PhD student studying cell based vaccines as a way to promote tolerance in autoimmune diseases. When not working Jenny loves cooking, going to the cinema and the odd pint!

Sara Bartlome

Sara Bartlome

Tech Me Out

Sara is a PhD student at the Centre for the Cellular Microenvironment, reseraching breast cancer metastasis in the bone marrow. She likes exploring new places, cycling and having a pint with pals.

Tess Davis

Tess Davis

Our Society

Tess is a PhD Psychology student studying the use of language to encourage plant-based food choices. You’ll often find her behind a camera atop a Munro, attached to a microphone at karaoke, or sliding across ice at the curling rink.

Cameron Best

Cameron Best

Tech Me Out

Cameron is a PhD student studying metabolic changes which occur in rheumatoid arthritis patients to identify new ways of following disease progression and its treatment. He enjoys travelling, running and is an avid coffee drinker!

Desislava Arabadzhiyska

Desislava Arabadzhiyska

Beautiful Mind

Desislava is a PhD student in Neuroscience. She is interested in the computational processes that underly social decisions (e.g. deciding whether to trust someone). She is passionate about science communication and hiking.

Ryan Field

Ryan Field

Our Society

Ryan is a PhD student looking at the applications of Joint Modelling on Heart Failure Clinical Trials. He enjoys caffeine, video games and martial arts.

Ellen Lopez Perez

Ellen Lopez Perez

Our Society

Ellen is a Master's student in Immunology and Inflammatory Disease with a great interest in autoimmunity. This is her first year organising Pint of Science! She loves music, travelling, languages, and is a self-proclaimed dancer.

Ioana (Ina) Susnoschi

Ioana (Ina) Susnoschi

Beautiful Mind

Has just started her PhD in Rehabilitation Engineering and is excited to soon be working with SCI patients. Ina loves snacking, beginning three books at once (can't choose) and any form of moving outside (short runs and shopping included).

Emily Clough

Emily Clough

Our Body

Emily is a PhD student at the Institute of Cancer Sciences and has been at Glasgow Uni for 7 years now! Outside of the lab she enjoys swimming, hiking, music and is an avid gin and tonic taster.

Silke Asche

Silke Asche

Planet Earth

Silke is a chemistry PhD student, building robotic platforms and trying to figure out how life could have started. When not in the lab, you will find her getting coffee with friends or walking up hills in the beautiful Scottish outdoors.

Marion Cromb

Marion Cromb

Atoms to Galaxies

Marion is a PhD student in Physics, studying at the interface of quantum mechanics and general relativity. In their spare time they like to draw and go to the cinema.

Tahani ALSiari

Tahani ALSiari

Planet Earth

Tahani is PhD candidate in Immunity and Ifection studying the role of Nucleoside Salvage and Metabolism in T. veg as target for new therapeutic approaches. she loves traveling, explore new places and enjoys music & art.

Hannah Baer

Hannah Baer

Our Body

Hannah is PhD student studying precision medicine with an interest in stratifying inflammatory bowel disease. She spoke at Pint of Science last year and enjoys public engagement.

Alison McColl

Alison McColl

Beautiful Mind

Alison is Laboratory Manager for a research group investigating neuroimmunology of sickness behaviours. When not working, Alison is kept busy with her two energetic labradors and even more energentic toddler.

Daniel Kowalski

Daniel Kowalski

Atoms to Galaxies

Daniel is PhD student in the School of Chemistry, studying inorganic artificial life. Growing colourful crystals are the best part of his day. This may or may not be a comment on his life outside the lab.

Michael Williams

Michael Williams

Tech Me Out

Michael is a PhD student at the Institute for Gravitational Research studying applications of machine learning to gravitational wave data analysis. He's interested in all things AI and enjoys music, languages and traveling.

Libby Passey

Libby Passey

Planet Earth

Libby is a Physics PhD student who is working on developing a gravity sensor that can be put on a drone to carry out field surveys. When she’s not doing science she likes to be in the great outdoors or, more likely, the great British pub.

Louise Bennett

Louise Bennett

Beautiful Mind

Louise is a postdoc in the rheumatology clincial trial group and runs the Rheumatosphere engagement team. In her spare time Louise has a new found passion for cycling along with a long standing love of Bruce Springsteen

Fabiane Franco

Fabiane Franco

Tech Me Out

Fabiane is an Engineering PhD candidate who is developing miniaturized ammonia sensors for continuous water-quality monitoring. When not in the lab, she is exploring Glasgow for tasty food or enjoying the beautiful Scottish nature!

Robert Reilly

Robert Reilly

Our Body

Rob is a PhD student working on identifying how immune cells traffic to the oral mucosa in health and identifying how this changes during inflammation. In his spare time suffers by watching Scotland and Glasgow play rugby.