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Sam Rowe

Sam Rowe

City Coordinator

I'm a science communicator with a PhD in chemistry and one of the Pint of Science City Coordinators in Norwich. I was previously a science presenter at Developing Experts and now work on events / marketing for 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).

Lizzie Archer

Lizzie Archer

Planet Earth Event Manager

I'm part of the Planet Earth team and a PhD researcher looking at the influence of climate change on marine bacteria. I have a degree in Marine Biology and am passionate about all things ocean-related! I love to spend my free time reading, drawing and have just started learning French!

Natalia Zielonka

Natalia Zielonka

Planet Earth Event Manager

I am a first year PhD student at UEA, working to understand the services and disservices provided by birds on fruit farms in Brazil and the impact landscape has on these, with the aim of informing sustainable agriculture strategies. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, rescuing wildlife, being active ...

Danny Ward

Danny Ward

Atoms to Galaxies Event Manager

I’m a PhD student at the John Innes Centre and I am helping to organise the Atoms to Galaxies Pint of Science Norwich events this year. For my PhD I am researching bacterial diseases of plants and humans. Alongside this, I enjoy helping out with various science communication and public engagement ac...

Justin Abi Assaf

Justin Abi Assaf

Our Body Event Manager

Yes for a pint and a scientific discussion! As a person interested in health and medicine and with a clinical background in lab sciences and microbiology, I find PoS to be a great opportunity to share knowledge with our community and to celebrate our research.

Hannah Crespel

Hannah Crespel

Planet Earth Event Manager

Hi there! I am the Team Leader for one of the Earth Science groups for this year's Pint of Science, Norwich. Currently a third year Ecology student at UEA with a passion for science communication and am very excited to be a part of PoS!

Lizzie Gray

Lizzie Gray

Our Body Event Manager

I am a part of the Our Body team and a first-year biochemistry PhD student studying how bacteria respond to changes in their environment. I am passionate about bacteria and love to spend my free time exploring new places.

Luke Mitchell

Luke Mitchell

Planet Earth Event Manager

I am a fourth year MSci Biochemistry student at UEA and I am carrying out my research project at the Quadram Institute for Bioscience. For my project I am characterising properties of different R. gnavus strains.

Evie Crouch

Evie Crouch

Planet Earth Event Manager

I'm Evie and I'm currently a third year Ecology and Conservation student with a passion for science communication! I'll be helping organise one of the Earth science groups and can't wait to get stuck in with some public engagement

Maribel Garcia-Ibanez

Maribel Garcia-Ibanez

Planet Earth Event Manager

I am a biogeochemical oceanographer with an interest in outreach and scientific writing. My main research interests are the chemistry of the oceanic carbon cycle and the formation, transformation and circulation of water masses. I am currently a Senior Research Associate at the UEA.

Anita Scoones

Anita Scoones

Our Body Event Manager

Hi! I’m a PhD student, and my research focuses on applying new technologies to investigate genetics one single-cell at a time. I study stem cells, and how they differentiate to become platelets. I love my job and am passionate about discussing science (especially with a pint-in-hand)!

Joe Loftus

Joe Loftus

Atoms to Galaxies Event Manager

I'm a fourth year BSc Biochemistry with a Year in Industry Student, currently carrying out a final year research project about gene expression and ovary activation in bumblebees. I'll be volunteering with the Atoms to Galaxy team and look forward to discussing science that excites people.

Mimi Foreman

Mimi Foreman

Atoms to Galaxies Event Manager

I work at the UEA as the Head of Schools Personal Assistant for Chemistry and Pharmacy. I am a qualified fashion designer and have a qualification in craft beer.

Elouise Mayall

Elouise Mayall

Atoms to Galaxies Event Manager

I am a final year Ecology student at UEA with a keen interest in representing young people's role in the climate crisis and developing large scale conservation projects. I look forward to meeting everyone at PoS and proving that science can be accessible to anyone!

Barbora Němečková

Barbora Němečková

Planet Earth Event Manager

I am a first-year PhD student at the Quadram Institute Bioscience working on a project focusing on modulation of gut microbiota with bioactive compounds. I have a background in physiology, sport science and nutrition and I am very passionate about all things healthy lifestyle and sustainability.

Anna Fortuny-Gomez

Anna Fortuny-Gomez

Our Body Event Manager

Hi, I’m Anni! I’m a PhD student investigating the pharmacology and structure of ATP-gated ion channels, known as P2X receptors. I am a Pint of Science organiser and speaker, who enjoys travelling, practising yoga, and drinking coffee and beer(s).

Jessica Meades

Jessica Meades

Our Body Event Manager

Hello! I’m a PhD student studying purinergic signalling in the body and I’m interested in finding novel drug compounds that have therapeutic potential to treat cardiovascular diseases. However, when I’m not holding a pipette I’m holding a paintbrush! I also love reading and I’m a recent yogi.

Greta Melega

Greta Melega

Beautiful Mind Event Manager

I am one of the organizers of the Beautiful Mind event at Pint of Science 2020! My interest in the human mind brought me to Norwich, where I am a PhD student in Psychology looking at autobiographical memory changes across the life course.

Matthew Madgwick

Matthew Madgwick

Our Body Event Manager

I'm a PhD student developing computational methods to investigate age-related disease from big data. My focus is using artificial intelligence to uncover the mechanisms of these diseases. When I am not at my desk, I will probably be found discussing science with a pint.

Laura Manno

Laura Manno

Beautiful Mind Event Manager

I'm a PhD student in Psychology investigating the Cognitive processes underlying our face recognition ability. I love to share with people my enthusiasm about Science and the functioning of our "Beautiful Mind", and here's a perfect opportunity to do it!

Agatha Bataille

Agatha Bataille

Beautiful Mind Event Manager

I came to Norwich as a PhD student to explore the reasons behind intergroup contact avoidance. Back in France I was already interested in science and popular science, and what better way to keep being involved in it than becoming a member of the wonderful "Beautiful Mind" team for Pint of Science 20...

Summer Rosonovski

Summer Rosonovski

Our Body Event Manager

Hi! I’m a PhD researcher that focuses on unravelling the mysteries of DNA. I investigate the unusual shapes DNA can form and their potential to be promising new drug targets. I’m super excited to explore some science with you all, especially with a pint!