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Sam Rowe (he/him)

Sam Rowe (he/him)

City Coordinator

I'm a science communicator with a PhD in chemistry and I'm one of the Pint of Science City Coordinators in Norwich. I currently work as a public engagement officer at the Earlham Institute and previously worked on Norwich Science Festival. I also do gymnastics and love reading fantasy books!

Cansu Bayindirli

Cansu Bayindirli

City Coordinator

I'm a project coordinator with environmental science background. I am coordinating Pint of Science Norwich with Sam Rowe. I am passionate about climate crisis and sustainability. I love reading, talking, coffee and cakes.
Oh! And pints! I also love pints of beer (and science).

Maria Solsona

Maria Solsona

Our Body Event Coordinator

I am a first year PhD student at the Quadram Institute studying antimicrobial resistance. I love baking cakes (especially during lockdown) and painting. I am really excited to be part of Pint of Science Norwich for the first time and bring science closer to the public!

Maribel Garcia-Ibanez

Maribel Garcia-Ibanez

Planet Earth Event Coordinator

I am a chemical oceanographer working at UEA on the ocean acidification. As my research field is related to climate change, I have come to realize the importance of outreach and scientific publishing. Really excited to be part of Pint of Science and help approach science to the general public!

Emma Prentice

Emma Prentice

Our Body Event Coordinator

I am a first year PhD student at the Quadram Institute researching how bacterial biofilms respond to stress. I love talking to people about science so I am really excited to be involved with Pint of Science this year!

 Rebecca Shaw

Rebecca Shaw

Planet Earth Event Coordinator

I am a first year PhD student at the Earlham Institute using conservation genomics to study the European polecat. I am passionate about communicating science and making it accessible to everyone. This is why I joined the PoS Planet Earth team, and I can’t wait to be a part of this year’s event!

Lizzie Gray

Lizzie Gray

Planet Earth Event Coordinator

I am a second year PhD student at UEA looking at how bacteria respond to changes in their environments, working with the Planet Earth team. I love baking and sewing in my spare time, and cannot wait for everyone to see the exciting science happening in Norwich!

Catherine Sayer

Catherine Sayer

Beautiful Mind Event Coordinator

I’m an MSc student in Developmental Science with specialism in Theory of Mind. I am keen to communicate science with the public, particularly to inspire young minds. More personally, I love sport and have a unique hobby playing the bagpipes.

Gareth Edwards

Gareth Edwards

Beautiful Mind Event Coordinator

I'm a Lecturer in the School of Psychology, UEA. I teach biological Psychology and Research Methods and research the cognitive systems involved in social interaction. This year I'm the coordinator of the Norwich Beautiful Mind Team. Science is great, but better with a pint!

Nasmille Larke-Mejia

Nasmille Larke-Mejia

Planet Earth Event Coordinator

I am a Colombian environmental microbiologist working as a postdoc at the Earlham Institute and UEA. I mainly work for the GROW-Colombia project on research involving soil and crop health. I am very passionate about communicating and learning more about the science and research happening in Norwich!

Iliana Rosa Serghiou

Iliana Rosa Serghiou

Our Body Event Coordinator

I am a PhD student at the Quadram Institute studying infant skin microbiome. I love animals, cooking, and DIY projects! I am very excited to join the Pint of Science Norwich event and engage people in the fascinating world of science.