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Hannah Tomlin

Hannah Tomlin

Co-coordinator

Jack of all trades, MSc of science, second year PhD student. Super excited to be part of this festival again!

Jamie Thompson

Jamie Thompson

Co-coordinator

1st year Biotechnology PhD. I essentially play around with cells and gels all day long. I also go climbing and eat mince pies - not always at the same time though.

Shalaka Kurup

Shalaka Kurup

Creative Reactions

Self-made potato connoisseur, aerial hoop-er, television expert, bookworm, wine enthusiast, will be spending May excitedly watching people creatively react to science and stuff.

Nicole Zordan

Nicole Zordan

Creative Reactions

2nd year PhD student studying how microscopical molecules can regulate inflammation and infection. Looking forward to see artsy-science in act!

Tom Pearson

Tom Pearson

Planet Earth Lead & Finance

2nd year PhD student. When I’m not running Planet Earth I’m watching fungi have sex. Really.

Carmel Howe

Carmel Howe

Atoms to Galaxies Lead

Final year PhD student fighting with Engineering, Physics and Life Sciences to develop a new sensor that can detect brain activity. In my spare time I enjoy yoga, climbing, travelling and abusing Instagram filters. Excited for my 2nd year of PoS.

Colman O'Cathail

Colman O'Cathail

Our Body Lead

2nd Year PhD student working on infectious diseases. Currently working on the role of badgers in bovine tuberculosis in England. Excited to lead the Our Body team this year.

Amy Flinn

Amy Flinn

Special Lead

2nd Year Chemistry PhD student who enjoys working with bright lights and big spanners. I also enjoy sewing and drinking copious amounts of bubble tea.

Marcus Wallis

Marcus Wallis

Beautiful Mind Lead

3rd year Neuroscience PhD student with a keen interest in all things science, tech and food related! I had a great time organising Beautiful Mind events last year and I can't wait to start again for PoS 2018. I hope you all enjoy it as much as I do!

Poppy Winlow

Poppy Winlow

Our Society Lead

2nd year PhD student, researching how microRNA regulate gene expression. Always keen to do outreach so I'm excited to be leading Our Society this year.

Michael Brooks

Michael Brooks

Tech Me Out Lead

Design tutor at UoN - have worked as a mechanical engineer for a couple of years since leaving uni. Member of IMechE area committee, Nottingham and Derby. Serial volunteer, Easily enthused, A pleasure to be here!

Lizzie Radley

Lizzie Radley

Finance Co-Lead

3rd year PhD, so the concept of being a “normal human” is now relative. I start hobbies I never finish, talk with my hands, and am slightly too fond of coffee, whiskey and late nights. And half of this is ripped straight from my tinder profile.

Imogen Ramsay

Imogen Ramsay

Finance Co-Lead

2nd year PhD researcher in Brewing and Sensory science. I am literally doing a Pint of Science, so I am glad to be a part of the Nottingham team. When not ‘researching’ in the pub, I enjoy drinking other alcoholic beverages and baking!

Christian Heckmann

Christian Heckmann

Web Manager

I am currently doing a PhD in Chemistry. Living organisms can often make chemicals that are very difficult to make using traditional chemistry. So, I grow bacteria to see if we can get them to make those chemicals for us.

Zoe Smith

Zoe Smith

Beautiful Mind

Second year PhD student studying neurodegeneration and the communication between different types of brain cells. I’m excited to engage people about all the wonderful aspects of the brain and I’m passionate about recovering from work at the pub!

Matt Wadge

Matt Wadge

Tech Me Out

1st year Biomedical Materials and Bioengineering Ph.D. student. Spend most of my time convincing people I’m not a modern Victor Frankenstein. Bow tie wearer, miniature albino-tree vegetable hater, lover of all things science!

Teresa Ambrosio

Teresa Ambrosio

Planet Earth

I am a 2nd year PhD student at the Centre for Doctorial Training in Sustainable Chemistry. I am always happy and enthusiastic about my PhD project and my life. Ciao

Abi Abrahams

Abi Abrahams

Beautiful Mind

First year neuropharmacology PhD student. When I am not in the lab looking at brains I can be usually be found be in the swimming pool or half way up a climbing wall!

Alison Dunnett

Alison Dunnett

Our Body

As a second-year undergrad, I’m a biochemist in the making! Slightly too excited spending my nights at home under a blanket with a book and a hot cuppa tea. What can I say, I’m an old lady at heart!

Clare Martin

Clare Martin

Creative Reactions

Neurobiology and Genetics PhD student, which means I play with fruit flies all day. Avid craft beer drinker and eater of all the food. Launching another exciting outreach event in Nottingham this year, Bright Club, find us @BrightClubNTTM on Twitter!

Avinash Harkison

Avinash Harkison

Atoms to Galaxies

First year PhD student in the area of Mathematical Medicine and Biology. I study the mathematical modelling of metabolic pathways and cell-cell interactions. Excited to be part of PoS 2018 and engaging with the public about science.

Kath Thomas

Kath Thomas

Treasurer

2nd year Materials Engineering PhD student. Not really sure how I got here. When not being confused by large machinery my research also includes being confused by human cells and bacteria. Can't wait for PoS!

Asta Arendt Tranholm

Asta Arendt Tranholm

Creative Reactions

1st year PhD in the School of Pharmacy with an undergrad in neuroscience. Really excited to be part of the creative reactions team for PoS 2018!

Nerissa Culi

Nerissa Culi

Atoms to Galaxies

4th year Undergrad Neuroscience student. Still find it weird that during these past few years my brain has been learning about itself... Excited to be part of bringing the world of science to the public this year!

Katie Pepper

Katie Pepper

Publicity

Final year PhD student investigating the effect of CO2 on polymers. Playing a variety of sport and enjoying the odd tipple of gin is keeping me sane during thesis writing. Looking forward to maintaining my enthusiasm for science through PoS 2018.

Charlotte Deall

Charlotte Deall

Our Body

I’m a first year PhD student, excited to talk science in the pub. When I’m not in the lab I’m probably sewing something, or riding my bicycle!

Chloe Peach

Chloe Peach

Tech Me Out

Second year PhD student doing a project in Molecular Pharmacology and Drug Discovery. Notable interests include Microsoft PowerPoint (seriously), Brooklyn beer and almost every type of food.

Desi Nesheva

Desi Nesheva

Our Society

I am a first year PhD student in Life Sciences with an undergraduate degree in Neuroscience with Pharmacology. I am excited to be part of the PoS community and help organise the Our Society theme this year!

Farnoosh Khoveini

Farnoosh Khoveini

Our Body

MSc student in cancer immunology and biotechnology. I’m a science passionate and hoping to start my PhD next year. Apart from science I love playing basketball and cooking/experimenting vegan food. Looking forward to POS2018.

Molly Rhodes

Molly Rhodes

Tech Me Out

I'm a second year Theoretical Physics student, aspiring to become a teacher. I have a keen interest in STEM Outreach, particularly in bringing STEM opportunities to young people that might otherwise not get the chance to reach their full potential.

Morgan Thornber

Morgan Thornber

Special

I'm a first year DTP student working on engineering pathways in halophilic archaea. Soon I'll get to try my hand at manipulating spider silk & producing isoprene from CO2. I'm interested in lots but biochemistry & genetics are what I understand best.

Corinne Woodcock

Corinne Woodcock

Our Society

Hi, I am a first year BBSRC DTP student and when I am not in the lab I enjoy dancing in my free time, having recently started latin and ballroom. I am looking forward to being involved in PoS 2018 within the Our Society theme!

Emma Battell

Emma Battell

Beautiful Mind

I’m a first year Neuroscience PhD student and alcohol enthusiast. I’m looking forward to combining these with the Beautiful Minds theme for PoS 2018!

Alexander Bridgen

Alexander Bridgen

Special

Hi I'm Alex. I am a first year DTP student with interests in plant genetics and excited to be involved in PoS for the first time! Outside the lab I enjoy heading down to the local indoor skatepark, playing tennis and any activity beer related.

Jerome Williams

Jerome Williams

Fringe Events

MSc student in Clinical and Molecular Microbiology. Stoked to be part of the Fringe team! I enjoy music gigs and movies in my spare time!

Adelaide Jewell

Adelaide Jewell

Creative Reactions

1st year PhD student at the School of Pharmacy and a Pint of Science first timer who's super excited to see how Art and Science interact in the Creative Reactions team!

Kieran Pitchers

Kieran Pitchers

Our Society

First year DTP student, I enjoy just chilling out after a hard day sciencing and sipping gin (just to get in the spirit of PoS obviously).

Ella Deutsch

Ella Deutsch

Planet Earth

First year PhD researcher in all things spider and looking forward to bringing my love of all things eight-legged (plus pretty much every other living thing!) to PoS this year.

Steph Smith

Steph Smith

Fringe Events

Hey! I’m Steph and I’m doing an MSc in microbes that cause diseases. I enjoy getting up (stupidly) early to row a boat down the Trent and watching sports in the pub to avoid being in the library.

James Briant

James Briant

Our Society

One of the youngest here, I'm a Mathematics undergraduate. I'm excited to get stuck in with Pint of Science for the first time this year!

Ellie Thompson

Ellie Thompson

Tech Me Out

I’m a first year PhD student using MRI to look at baby brains. I enjoy both pints and science, so this seemed like a good thing to get involved in.

Ellen Guest

Ellen Guest

Creative Reactions

I’m a first year PhD student in Computational Chemistry. When I’m not sat at a computer looking at pictures of proteins you can find me dancing salsa or learning sign language!

Sophia Chatha

Sophia Chatha

Fringe Events

Neuroscience undergraduate with a love of fencing, public speaking, and every single dog on the planet. Can’t wait to get science out into the public - “Science and everyday life cannot and should not be separated!” (R. Franklin)

Jess Winfield

Jess Winfield

Our Body

1st year PhD student on a never ending quest for pure protein. When I'm not in the lab I can be found attempting to learn Spanish or swinging round on a climbing wall. Excited to be involved in PoS 2018

Paul Brett

Paul Brett

Special

I’m a first year DTP student. Interests include the natural world & agriculture but this has led me (in a roundabout way) to study fungal genetics and sexual reproduction. I’m also a big fan of brewing & beer as well as anything to do with chilli’s.

Lizzie Killalea

Lizzie Killalea

Tech Me Out

I'm a 1st year chemistry PhD student working on organic compounds for solar cells. I like to tell people I'm saving the planet one reaction at a time, but honestly, I mix potions and hope that no one realises that I've no idea what's going on.

Mitchell Masterson

Mitchell Masterson

Publicity

I'm a 2nd year DTP student in Psychology working in circadian rhythms. In my free time I perform, practice, teach, and plan improv without much time left over.

Carl Aston

Carl Aston

Our Body

Hi, I’m a first year DTP student whose interests include antimicrobial resistance and parasites. Outside the lab I can usually be found attached to a guitar or a good book. I’m really looking forward to being involved with PoS for the first time!

Peter Wellham

Peter Wellham

Planet Earth

Hi I'm Peter (Petey) and I'm a first year PhD student interested in fungi. I am also a stamp collector, Eastenders expert and a supermodel - one of those is false.