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Naveed Akbar

Naveed Akbar

Oxford Lead Co-ordinator

I'm a Fulford Junior Research Fellow and postdoctoral research scientist in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Somerville College, University of Oxford, with a passion for science communication and public outreach.

Jessica Davies

Jessica Davies

Website Manager/Publicity Organiser

After a PhD and postdoc in academia I now work in Technical Marcomms at Oxford Nanopore. I am enthusiastic about making science accessible and understandable for anyone and inspiring the next generation of scientists.

Lucy Garner

Lucy Garner

Event Manager – Beautiful Mind

I am a fourth year PhD student investigating the role of unconventional T cells in human immunity and their contribution to inflammatory disease. This is my fourth year with Oxford PoS and I can’t wait to share more exciting science with you!

Jack Feltham

Jack Feltham

Event Manager - Atoms to Galaxies

I am a postdoc in Jane Mellor’s Lab in the Biochemistry Department studying protein production in baker’s yeast. I love scientific outreach and spreading knowledge of the amazing discoveries that are coming out of Oxford and beyond!

Nikita Ved

Nikita Ved

Event Manager - Our Body

I’m a post-doc working in developmental biology in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics. I love cooking, travelling and science. This is my fourth year with Pint of Science and I’m looking forward to some great speakers!

Luke Bridgestock

Luke Bridgestock

Event Manager - Planet Earth

I am a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oxford. I am excited to be involved with Pint of Science as it provides a great platform to bring the latest scientific advancements, addressing key societal issues, to a wide audience.

Jillian Simon

Jillian Simon

Event Manager – Tech Me Out

I’m a postdoctoral scientist at the University of Oxford (Cardiovascular Medicine) researching cardiac arrhythmias. I’m an advocate of public engagement and enjoy working on projects that showcase the latest research in unique and exciting ways.

Abi Yates

Abi Yates

Event Manager - Our Society

I am a second year DPhil student investigating inflammation after spinal cord injury. I am a keen traveller, currently on exchange in Australia. I love public outreach as I can introduce people to the wonderful and weird world of science.

Anna Vicini

Anna Vicini

Event Manager - Tech Me Out

I’m a 3rd year DPhil student in Organic Chemistry; 90% of the time when I mention my research to people the reaction is “wow, that sounds very difficult, let’s talk about something else…”. In fact, it’s not! Let’s have a beer and I’ll show you how marvellous it is; and simple!

Lucija Fleisinger

Lucija Fleisinger

Event Manager - Atoms to Galaxies

I am a 2nd year PhD student. My research focuses on blood vessel development (combining blood vessels AND embryos, two of my favourite things), but I love all science! I wish people talked about it more and in better ways (for example, over beer).

Sion Parry

Sion Parry

Event Manager - Our Society

I am a postdoctoral researcher investigating the influence of dietary fats and sugars on whole-body and liver fat metabolism. My spare time usually revolves around some kind of sport (playing or watching) or food (less cooking, more eating).

Marta Madureira

Marta Madureira

Event Manager - Our Body

I am a 2nd year PhD student studying one of the many pathways involved in Parkinson’s Disease, at the University of Oxford. PoS is a great way to discuss current science issues and learn more about the world, all whilst having a drink, the best event ever!

Ricky Sengupta

Ricky Sengupta

Event Manager - Planet Earth

I am a final year PhD student in Earth Sciences and I work on the Cretaceous time period (dinos woo!). I am passionate about past, present and future climate changes, outreach and increasing diversity in Geosciences.

Becca Tyne

Becca Tyne

Event Manager - Planet Earth

I am a PhD student in Earth Sciences, looking at tracing oil pollution in groundwater. I love the real world applications of my research and knowing that it can have a meaningful impact. I think public engagement is key to addressing the issues we face, and what better place for it than at the pub?!

Faseeha Ayaz

Faseeha Ayaz

Event Manager- Tech Me Out

I am a first year PhD student in Cardiovascular Medicine. In science, we seem to use a lot of jargon. I think it’d be awesome to break down that barrier and show everyone the inspiring work that’s going on.

Siv Vingill

Siv Vingill

Event Manager - Beautiful Mind

I’m a postdoc at the University of Oxford working on understanding Parkinson’s Disease using induced pluripotent stem cells. I enjoy debating new science together with people from all over the world and Pint of Science is the perfect place for this.

Helen Potts

Helen Potts

Event Manager - Our Society

I am a 2nd year DPhil student and I'm fascinated by regenerating the body with my current focus being the heart. I went to a PoS event last year and loved it so I couldn't wait to get involved!

Silvia Raineri

Silvia Raineri

Event Manager - Atoms to Galaxies

I am a second year DPhil student in the Department of Biochemistry, and part of a Marie-Curie ITN focused on investigating the nexus between chromatin and metabolism

Laura Colling

Laura Colling

Event Manager - Our Society

I am a final year PhD student in Oncology working on novel therapeutic approaches for colorectal cancer. I've been involved with PoS for the past four years and I think it is such a great event to attend. So much interesting science happening!

Kate Tudor

Kate Tudor

Event Manager - Our Society

I am a postdoctoral behavioural scientist and my primary research interests lie in the treatment of obesity and the prevention of chronic conditions. I love to hear about research from different disciplines and think PoS is a great way to share findings in a way that everyone can understand and enjo...

My-Nhan Nguyen

My-Nhan Nguyen

Event Manager - Tech Me Out

I am an Aussie postdoctoral researcher in Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Oxford. I am passionate about science in general, and believe that PoS would be a great opportunity to share this passion with everyone.

Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas

Event Manager - Plant Earth

I am a DPhil Student in Geochemistry, looking into the thermodynamic influences of halogens in terrestrial and extra-terrestrial processes. Lover of all aspects of science and research; I enjoy hearing about other peoples' passions within their research.

Polly Liddle

Polly Liddle

Event Manager - Beautiful Mind

I'm a medical writer at Caudex, a medical communications agency based in Oxford. I have a passion for science communication which started when I was completing my PhD.

Jason Lew

Jason Lew

Event Manager - Atoms to Galaxies

I’m a post doc at the Dept. Cardiovascular Medicine, Oxford University. I’m currently investigating the effect of ‘tick saliva-like protein’ in targeting the inflammatory response in heart attack. By taking part in the PoS event, I hope to spread the knowledge, and hopefully be able to inspire someo...

Ronnie Guthrie

Ronnie Guthrie

Event Manager - Planet Earth

I am a third year PhD student in Earth Sciences where I work on the Devonian time period - where fish were dominant and trees had only just evolved from shrubs! Most of my science career so far has been me talking about rocks to people, either in the lab or, more often, in the pub.