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Sophie Prosolek

Sophie Prosolek

City Coordinator

I'm a third year PhD student, PoS Norwich Coorinator and chair of the UEA SciComm Society. My research focuses on the effect of a broccoli-rich diet on metabolism in the liver. When not thinking about food, I am a keen amateur musician and songwriter.

Hannah Felstead

Hannah Felstead

Comms Manager

I’m a third year PhD student studying stem cell biology and neuroscience. In my spare time I enjoy going to the gym, looking candid in photos and tweeting form @eatsleepbiosci

Bridie Davies

Bridie Davies

Planet Earth Event Manager

Hi, I'm Bridie a volcanologist studying for a PhD at UEA. I want to find out why my volcano sometimes erupts explosively! I run a blog called SciEnvy (@SciEnvy) and am passionate about getting more people engaged in science.

Rachel Simons

Rachel Simons

Our Body Event Manager

I'm a third year Natural Sciences student at UEA (not PhD yet!), focusing mostly on Cell Biology and Quantum Physics. Away from my degree I enjoy taking part in fencing, dance, and more science-y pursuits such as this one!

Danny Ward

Danny Ward

Tech Me Out Event Manager

I'm a first year PhD student at the John Innes Centre/UEA, working on microbes which infect human and plants…my attempt to save the world one pipette at a time! I enjoy science communication, fitness, tech, movies and games when not in the lab!

Lucy Burrows

Lucy Burrows

Publicity Manager

I'm a second year PhD student and a mum to a lively six year old. Im studying molecular biology of Streptomyces and in my spare time love to bake.

Vicki Dutch

Vicki Dutch

Planet Earth Event Manager

I'm a final year Environmental Sciences undergraduate student at UEA, particularly interested in ice cores, Antarctica and all things cold.

Alex Morgan

Alex Morgan

Our Body Event Manager

Hi I'm a third year Biological Sciences student at UEA with a passion for research. My interests include pints and science

Luke Farnish

Luke Farnish

Planet Earth Event Manager

Hi all. I'm a third year BSc Ecology student with an interest in all aspects of the ecological sciences and a healthy interest in pints.

Mimi Avramova

Mimi Avramova

Tech Me Out Event Manager

Hi! My name is Mimi, I am a first-year Molecular Microbiology PhD student in JIC, studying the (super cool) microbial development of Streptomyces. In my spare time, I enjoy drawing, hiking and volleyball.

Alex Cole

Alex Cole

Atoms to Galaxies Event Manager

Hi, my name is Alex, and I am a second year chemistry student at UEA. In my spare time I like to play basketball and make music!

Ellie Sayers

Ellie Sayers

Our Body Event Manager

I'm a first year PhD student at the Quadram Institute/UEA, studying the gut microbiome in chronic inflammatory disease. Away from science I love to cook, game and read sci-fi books.

Grace Munro

Grace Munro

Planet Earth Event Manager

UEA student in 2nd year of a part time MSc in Environmental Science. When not studying I like to bake or find somewhere new to explore.

James Canham

James Canham

Planet Earth Event Manager

I’m James, a Molecular Biology PhD student at The John Innes Centre. I’m interested in how insects might be perceived by plants. I love to dance and enjoy cooking and baking in my spare time!

Billy Tasker-Brown

Billy Tasker-Brown

Planet Earth Event Manager

Hi, I’m a PhD candidate at the John Innes Centre. I am studying symmetry transitions in plants. When not in the lab I’m walking my Cocakpoo puppy, Winnie, who will be coming along to the planet earth events, if you need a cuddle.

Sylvain Capdivielle

Sylvain Capdivielle

Planet Earth Event Manager

Hi, I’m Sylvain, a French PhD student at the John Innes Centre. I am studying Plant Molecular Biology and how microbes can successfully invade and colonize crops. I love to communicate science and I love beer, Pint Of Science is the perfect combo!

Lila Grandgeorge

Lila Grandgeorge

Planet Earth Event Manager

Freshly started as a PhD student at the Sainsbury Laboratory in Norwich, my research focuses on developing new breeding techniques using genome editing to produce crops for a sustainable agriculture. I am delighted to be part of Pint of Science and get the best of both worlds: talking about science ...

Martin Doherty

Martin Doherty

Beautiful Minds Event Manager

Hi, I'm Martin, a lecturer in psychology at UEA. Very much looking forward to a Pint of Science

Cassandra Jensen

Cassandra Jensen

Planet Earth Event Manager

Hi I'm Cassandra, a second year PhD student at the John Innes Centre studying Yellow Rust Infection on Wheat. In my spare time I like to cook, go on nature walks, and watch Sci-Fi.

Ajaz Bhat

Ajaz Bhat

Beautiful Mind Event Manager

Hey, I am Ajaz, a post doc in Psychology at UEA. I am interested in solving intelligence in humans and robots. Excited to be involved for a pint :)

Laura Colosimo

Laura Colosimo

Beautiful Mind Event Manager

I started my PhD in January of 2016. I studied my BA in Psychology with a minor in education and applied developmental psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles and my Master's degree in Psychology at the University of Iowa. My PhD focuses on the development of word learning and obje...