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Hannah Martin

Hannah Martin

Coordinator

Hannah is a cardiovascular researcher looking into stroke. Although that sounds ridiculously scientific, most of her spare time is taken up with decidedly non-scientific pursuits – namely going to gigs, travelling and reading/spending all her money on books.

Jorge Yago Malo

Jorge Yago Malo

Atoms to Galaxies

Jorge is a PhD student in Physics at the University of Strathclyde working on quantum simulation. He loves to participate in outreach and engagement activities. Moreover, he genuinely enjoys micro-brewing beer at home.

Oriol Roig

Oriol Roig

Atoms to Galaxies Team Leader

Oriol is a PhD student on Physical Chemistry at UoG. His project is centred in spectroscopy of chiral nanostructures. This will be his first Pint of Science, so he is looking forward to it a lot!

Laura Richmond

Laura Richmond

Our Body

Laura is a final year PhD student in epigenetics working on CRISPR technology. She is also an avid superhero nerd and spends her free time teaching kids and adults alike about the science of superpowers.

Lucie de Beauchamp

Lucie de Beauchamp

Our Body

Lucie is a 2nd year PhD in cancer science, and she is passionate about how we can better solve healthcare issues. She believes science should be accessible to everyone, which is why she is coming back for a second year of Pint of Science!

Aisling McFall

Aisling McFall

Our Body Team Leader

Aisling is a 2nd year PhD student at UofG working to better understand what happens in the brain after a stroke in the search for new treatments. This is her 2nd year in Pint of Science and she's excited to be a part of it as last year was fab!

Oleksandr Zhdanov

Oleksandr Zhdanov

Planet Earth

Oleksandr is a first year PhD student. His interdisciplinary project looks at interaction between wind and plants in order to discover how plants adopt to wind condition. He is looking forward to his first Pint of Science.

Lesley Bon

Lesley Bon

Our Society Team Leader

Lesley works as an engagement officer for a national third sector organisation and is interested in social and health inequalities.

Johanna Speirs

Johanna Speirs

Our Society

Johanna has worked in the voluntary sector for almost 20 years with interests & specialisms in local democracy, social justice & human rights. Johanna believes an informed & enabled public can facilitate a fairer, more equal, more equitable society.

Tom Macgregor

Tom Macgregor

Website Manager/ Atoms to Galaxies

Tom is 1st Year PhD student in Physics working on characterising novel ceramics with applications for energy storage. He loves running, drinking cocktails, and binge watching sc-fi.

Elle Lindsay

Elle Lindsay

Planet Earth

Elle is a PhD student at the University of Glasgow in the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine. She loves animals, gaming, writing and is passionate about scientific outreach, so thinks Pint of Science is a great idea!

Katie McKay

Katie McKay

Publicity Offficer

Katie is a first year PhD student in chemistry at the University of Glasgow working in nanoscience. This is her first year as a volunteer and she is excited to get involved behind the scence with an event she has loved attending in the past.

Agnes Olin

Agnes Olin

Planet Earth Team Leader

Agnes is a 1st year PhD student looking into how climate change affects seabirds by altering their food sources. She is very excited for her first Pint of Science and looks forward to showing the public all the exciting research going on in Glasgow.

Jamie Quinn

Jamie Quinn

Creative Reactions Team Leader

Jamie loves long pints by the beach, dogs, doing hard sums, and viewing the occasional piece of of modern art inspired by modern science. This is why he is, against all better judgement, leading this years wonderful Creative Reactions team.

Marieke Pingen

Marieke Pingen

Beautiful Mind Team Leader

Marieke is a postdoctoral researcher investigating a variety of virus and immunology related subjects. Also brownie baker, film fan, cat cuddler and whisky drinker. And loves talking about science to anyone who will listen.

Martha-Maria Zarou

Martha-Maria Zarou

Our Body

Martha is a 1st year PhD student funded by CRUK investigating how treatments for leukemia could be improved. She loves talking to people about science and she is very enthusiastic about her first Pint of Science event.

Alice Garrett

Alice Garrett

Our Body

Alice is a 2nd year PhD student in Biomedical Engineering. She is working on paper based tests to diagnose parasitic diseases in rural Africa. She enjoys public outreach and is excited to be part of the team.

Giulia Spennati

Giulia Spennati

Our Body

Giulia is a 3rd year PhD student in Biomedical Engineering working on the link between cell mechanics and cancer metastasis. She loves traveling, discovering new cultures and meeting new people. She is looking forward to combining beer and science!!

Marli De Jongh

Marli De Jongh

Planet Earth

Marli is a PhD student at the UofG in Earth Sciences. Marli is working with Historic Environment Scotland to better understand how we can protect the built heritage of Scotland from numerous threats including climate change. She also likes a drink.

David Currie

David Currie

Planet Earth

David is a PhD student at SUERC/UofG developing hight precision Ne isotope determinations for application to geochronology

Melissa Nikkhah-Eshghi

Melissa Nikkhah-Eshghi

Creative Reactions

Melissa is in her first year of her PhD which focuses on a specific air pollutant, black carbon. This is her first time doing pint of science so she's super excited about it!

Jill Savva

Jill Savva

Creative Reactions and Tech Me Out

Jill is a 2nd year PhD student in ultrasonic transducer design for medical applications. She is also a mum of three so Pint Of Science gives her the perfect opportunity to escape the house and indulge in her two favourite passions - science and beer.

Yunjie Zhang

Yunjie Zhang

Creative Reactions

Yun is a 1st year PhD student doing ethics at Glasgow University. She believes animals deserve better treatments; especially, the animals who have conciseness or self-conciseness. Philosophy is one of her passions, but she also likes art and yoga.

Ali Thom

Ali Thom

Atoms of Galaxies

Ali is a first year chemistry PhD student working with metal organic frameworks, researching novel synthetic strategies and incorporating new functionalities into them. Avid fan of pints and science!!

Karishma Dhanani

Karishma Dhanani

Our Society

Karishma is a first year EngD student at the University of Strathclyde. Her research focuses on creating a frame work for factories to adapt to digitalisation.

Jay Mackenzie

Jay Mackenzie

Our Society

Jay enjoys really bad puns, mostly about physiological fluid dynamics which is -- coincidentally -- what their PhD focuses on. They are in their second year and have just passed the point at which they can't describe what they don't know.

Kathryn Machray

Kathryn Machray

Our Society

Kathryn is a 1st year PhD student at the University of Glasgow looking at food insecurity. She likes dangling upside and down and drinking cider - only once at the same time.

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

Sarah is a 1st year PhD student applying imaging techniques for the development of new therapeutics in neurodegeneration. 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!

Leonie Schittenhelm

Leonie Schittenhelm

Our Body

Leonie is a second year PhD student trying to understand why people get Rheumatoid Arthritis. Apart from misbehaving immune systems, she's interested in cycling, reading and cheese.

Sophia Boyadjieva

Sophia Boyadjieva

Atoms to Galaxies

Sophia is a first year PhD in Chemistry working on surface modification of metal-organic frameworks for drug delivery. She can't wait to be talk about science over a pint.

Grant Ross

Grant Ross

Beautiful Mind

Grant is a 3rd year PhD student studying Network Theory. He enjoys science, sports, comedy and various combinations of those.

Lucy Cotgrove

Lucy Cotgrove

Planet Earth

Lucy is a first year PhD student studying leadership in collective behaviour, focusing her research on schools of fish. She enjoys fish and beer, so thinks Pint of Science is pretty cool.

Tracy Shaw

Tracy Shaw

Our Body

Tracy is a second year PhD student with the Oral Sciences research group. She is focusing on the commercialisation of biofilm models. She enjoys engaging with the public with her research and is excited to be part of pint of science 2018!

Sinead Griffin

Sinead Griffin

Our Body

Sinead is a final year PhD Student at the UoG working to better understand the heart problems associated with a disease called pulmonary hypertension. This is her first Pint of Science and she's excited about being involved!

Robyn Womack

Robyn Womack

Planet Earth

Robyn is a 3rd year PhD student studying biological clocks of wild birds. She is super keen on communicating science in different ways, so is excited to be a part of Pint of Science 2018!