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Nancy Mulvenna

Nancy Mulvenna

Coordinator

I'm a PhD student studying bacteriophage and how we can use these viruses to combat the global crisis of antibiotic resistance. I love talking science and what better way to promote public engagement with current research than over a pint!?

Kirk Taylor

Kirk Taylor

Coordinator

I’m a Post-Doc researching links between HIV and cardiovascular risk. As people with HIV live longer, it’s important to understand long-term complications. Pint of Science is fantastic way to make research accessible to the community!

Sian Evans

Sian Evans

Coordinator

PhD student in Earth Science and Engineering desperately trying to prove that geology rocks! My passion for science started with a curiosity about how the world works... and I'm still trying to suss that one out! Come and ponder with us over a pint.

Claudia Contini

Claudia Contini

Organiser

I'm a Post-Doc working in the Chemistry Department and I am passionate about science, particularly in nanomaterials as drug delivery devices and their interaction with biological systems. I like diversity, outreach, science and pubs!

Joshua Rasera

Joshua Rasera

Organiser

I am a PhD student working in Earth Sciences and Engineering, and my research is focused on how to mine resources on the Moon to help sustain future astronauts. I am looking forward to bringing science to the community in an accessible and fun way!

Leah Frenette

Leah Frenette

Organiser

I am a postdoc studying with nanomaterials and how they interact with light to catalyse difficult reactions, and use those reactions to amplify the signal in biosensing reactions. I love helping someone understand something new, and pubs!

Ashleigh Cheyne

Ashleigh Cheyne

Organiser

I’m a PhD student working on the infectious disease Tuberculosis and how ourselves, as hosts of the disease, respond to and can fight the infection. I hope to showcase how truly wonderful and intriguing science is to the public, with a bit of help in the form of alcohol!

Pamela Swiatlowska

Pamela Swiatlowska

Organiser

Currently wading through my PhD write-up.My interests are focused on cardiovascular science,with cardiac mechanobiology as a central topic.Free time?Science in the lab,science in the kitchen.So sit back,relax and get ready to tuck into some science!

George Ashdown

George Ashdown

Organiser

I'm a post-doc using fluorescence imaging techniques and advanced analysis techniques to capture the life-cycle stages of the malaria parasite, to understand when and more importantly how anti-malarial drugs work. I also brew my own beer...

Lindsay Dewa

Lindsay Dewa

Organiser

I'm a post-doc currently researching how we can use technology to help with early detection of mental health deterioration in young people, and improve sleep, mental health and safety in prisoners! I love combining science and public engagement!

Akif Khawaja

Akif Khawaja

Organiser

I’m Akif and I’m a Libra. I spend most of my time playing with cells in the lab, working out how HIV drugs impact risk of cardiovascular disease. Through Pint of Science, I hope to get the general public as excited about scientific research as I am!

Ben Reilly-O'Donnell

Ben Reilly-O'Donnell

Organiser

I'm a post-doc working in the NHLI investigating the structural changes in the heart after a heart attack. I am also hoping to augment the body's natural repair processes to help stimulate the heart to regenerate itself.

Matt Douthwaite

Matt Douthwaite

Organiser

I’m an electrical and electronic engineering PhD student researching microchips with electrochemical sensors to create wearable devices for real-time sweat analysis. I’m always happy to talk about the future of engineering, especially over a pint!

Peter Wright

Peter Wright

Organiser

I am a post-doc working in Professor Julia Gorelik’s group, I study heart muscle cells. I’m specifically interested in studying the effects of hormones such as adrenaline on their behaviour. Outside of science I enjoy music and non-league football.

Alexandra Phillips

Alexandra Phillips

Organiser

I'm a post-doc working on the role of the immune system in the Alzheimer's and multiple sclerosis. Outside the lab I enjoy conducting experiments in the kitchen and attempting to train for the London marathon!

Karim Boustani

Karim Boustani

Organiser

I'm a PhD student working at the National Heart and Lung Institute. My research focuses on the adaptive immune response in the airways of patients with chronic lung diseases such as pulmonary fibrosis and asthma. I love communicating my science to the public!

Tom Matthews

Tom Matthews

Organiser

I'm a PhD student working at the Natural History Museum. My research focuses on developing tools for more sustainable mineral exploration. Other interests include football, running and pub quizzing.

Tom Merry

Tom Merry

Organiser

I'm a PhD student in Earth Science and Engineering, studying earthquakes and tectonics in the eastern Mediterranean, hoping to understand the potential dangers from earthquakes in Cyprus. I love science and I love pints.

Christine Jordan

Christine Jordan

Organiser

Hi, I'm a 3rd year PhD student studying how our gut bacteria can influence our immune system for the better. Through PoS I'm excited to share with people how bacteria can be beneficial to our every day lives!

Lena Gruscheski

Lena Gruscheski

Organiser

I'm a PhD student researching proteins in the heart called Popeye Domain Containing Proteins, which are named after Popeye the Sailer due to their importance and abundance in muscle cells. Having come from abroad I am super excited to share my passion for science in a typical british pub setting tha...

Sinead Lyster

Sinead Lyster

Organiser

I'm a PhD student in Earth Science and I research how rivers behaved in the past, back when it was warmer, to try and figure out how they might behave in the future. I'm excited to be part of Pint of Science again this year!

Andrea Pollard

Andrea Pollard

Organiser

I'm a post-doc researching the genetic factors behind common bone and cartilage diseases like osteoporosis and arthritis. I'm a fan of London pubs, craft beer and outreach and inclusivity in STEM!

Chetan Nathwani

Chetan Nathwani

Organiser

I am a PhD student based at the Natural History Museum. My research aims to understand how molten rock within the Earth's crust generates giant accumulations of copper.

Lior Suchoy

Lior Suchoy

Organiser

I'm a PhD student in Geophysics. I research how tectonic plates 'sink' (or subduct) in areas called 'subduction zones'. I try to understand the forces involved in shaping the face of our planet for millions of years to come.