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Phil Bell-Young

Phil Bell-Young

City Coordinator

Phil is a Science Communicator and Outreach Officer for the University of Hull. He spends his time organising events, providing science activities, and presenting science based entertainment at talks, stage shows and as a busker with the Hull Street Scientists.

Michelle Kinnon

Michelle Kinnon

City Coordinator

Michelle is a 4th year PhD student with the British Heart Foundation. She's working on developing a platelet specific imaging agent for use in treating cardiovascular disease. She's been involved with Scicomm for 4 years now and is looking forward to combining her two favourite pastimes!

Lydia Baldwin

Lydia Baldwin

Tech Me Out Manager

Lydia is a 4th year PhD student within the University of Hull microfluidics group. She is developing a lab on a chip device using gut tissue. Outside of research she enjoys Scicomm and has been involved with the Hull Street Scientists Busking Group for 4 years.

Dr Josh Ahmed

Dr Josh Ahmed

Planet Earth Manager

I’m an environmental scientist interested in understanding how meandering rivers evolve, how rivers may have formed on Mars, and how we can work with nature to reduce flood risk and strengthen future food security. I also like beer, so why don’t we have one over a pint of science?

Sabrina Samuel

Sabrina Samuel

Our Body Manager

I’m a third year PhD student at the University of Hull investigating brain tumours and their response to various treatments. Being a final year student, my life currently revolves around samples and cell death assays, and so I am very excited to be part of something so different and engaging!

Shannon Kalsi

Shannon Kalsi

Beautiful Mind Manager

I am a MSc by Thesis student at the University of Hull. I am studying epigenetic factors of breast cancer. My life revolves around lab work and my part-time job, so why not try something new and intriguing?

Rebecca Humphries

Rebecca Humphries

Beautiful Mind Manager

Rebecca is a second year PhD student in Biomedical science at the University of Hull working to identify novel biomarkers in therapy induced-cancer. This is Rebecca's first event with Pint of Science and is very excited to be discussing science outside of the lab with a wider audience.

Jess Lee

Jess Lee

Beautiful Mind Manager

I am currently undertaking an MSc by research in Biomedical Science at the University of Hull. My project is working on developing a imaging agent to measure the activity of platelets in cardiovascular disease. I'm excited to be part of Pint of Science this year and hope to have a good time.

Stephen Collier

Stephen Collier

Planet Earth Manager

I'm a 1st year PhD student at the University of Hull researching river flow influence on migrating fish at obstacles such as pumping stations. 2020 is the first time I've been involved in PoS so I'm looking forward to seeing the impact of science outreach and the discussions to be had.

Freija Mendrik

Freija Mendrik

Creative Reactions Manager

Freija is a marine scientist in the second year of her PhD researching the transport of microplastics in major rivers and their coastlines as well as biological interactions. She believes sharing science and research with the public is very important so is really excited to be part of PoS 2020!