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Keir Birchall

Keir Birchall

Atoms to Galaxies

I work on identifying active galactic nuclei, very energetic black holes, in nearby galaxies. I'm also really passionate about communicating the wonders of science so am really pleased to be helping organise Leicester's first Pint of Science!

Estibaliz Santiago Mujika

Estibaliz Santiago Mujika

Beautiful Mind

I am a PhD student that is studying posttranslational modifications of tubulin in Alzheimer's Disease and Vascular Dementia. I also want to determine how this modifications correlate to changes in Tau protein. Apart from science, I am passionate about travelling, learning about different cultures an...

Neil Humpage

Neil Humpage

Atoms to Galaxies

I am a scientist who takes to the skies to test new airborne technologies for remote sensing of greenhouse gases. I also look at how measurements we make from aircraft and the ground can help us to better understand the atmospheric carbon cycle.

Emily Richardson

Emily Richardson

Marketing and Advertising Manager

I am a postgraduate researcher focused on understanding cancer cell metastasis. If I’m not on a microscope you’ll find me with a G&T, playing with a cat, eating cake or all the above. PoS is the ideal mix for me: hearing new, exciting research and a good bevvy. So, grab a drink and talk sciencey to ...

Emma Dodd

Emma Dodd

Web manager; Atoms to Galaxies

I work in a group at the University of Leicester that research the Earth's land surface temperature using satellite data. I specialise in ice surface temperatures, particularly Arctic sea ice, and comparing data collected in the field to satellite surface temperatures.

Estibaliz (Liz) Herrera de la Llave

Estibaliz (Liz) Herrera de la Llave

Beautiful Mind Event Manager

I am a PhD Student at the University of Leicester trying to find out how the spatial learning rules work in humans. During my spare time I love travelling, listening to rock music and trying all the different types of beer.

Kirsty Ford

Kirsty Ford

Our Body

I'm a final year PhD student doing cancer drug discovery. Part of my research involves using protein structures solved by X-rays to find where the drug fits. I can then use this information to make the drug stronger and potentially be used in clinical trials.

Eloise Marais

Eloise Marais

Coordinator

I am a Senior Lecturer in Physics and Astronomy at the University of Leicester. In my research I use models and observations to monitor and understand air pollution that helps policymakers develop environmental policy that works.

Lillie Faye Purser

Lillie Faye Purser

Our Body

I'm a first year PhD student researching the link between respiratory disease, air pollution and the human microbiome.

Alix Blockley

Alix Blockley

Beautiful Mind

I'm a post-doctoral researcher looking into early disease symptoms of ALS (motor neuron disease) using zebrafish as a model.

Gonzalo Urcelay

Gonzalo Urcelay

Coordinator

I'm a lecturer in Psychology at the University of Leicester. I'm interested in basic learning and memory processes, both in healthy conditions and in psychiatric disorders. In my free time I like to travel, and I passionately follow Formula 1 racing.