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Naveed Akbar

Naveed Akbar

Oxford Lead Co-ordinator

I am a senior postdoctoral scientist in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Oxford and a Clinical Lecturer at Somerville College. I have coordinated Oxford Pint of Science for over 6 years and wish to expand the platform to enable more scientists to share their work.

Jessica Davies

Jessica Davies

Oxford Lead Co-ordinator

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

Lucy Garner

Lucy Garner

Team Leader - Planet Earth

I am a postdoctoral scientist at the University of Oxford investigating the role of unconventional T cells in human immunity, particularly in viral infections. This is my sixth year with Oxford PoS and I can’t wait to share more exciting science with you!

Nikita Ved

Nikita Ved

Team Leader - Our Body

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

Jillian Simon

Jillian Simon

Event Manager – Our Society

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.

Emma Haberman

Emma Haberman

Event Manager - Planet Earth

I’m a third year PhD student at the University of Oxford, researching the neuroimmune mechanisms underlying obesity. I love that Pint of Science hosts such a range of interesting talks – I actually discovered my research topic and PhD supervisor through Oxford Pint of Science in 2019!

Gulnar Abdullayeva

Gulnar Abdullayeva

Event Manager - Planet Earth

I am an Oncology PhD student at the University of Oxford, researching bowel cancer. I enjoy talking to the public about science and leading activities to increase awareness of biomedical science research. I am very excited to be part of PoS and looking forward to great activities.

Claudio Cortes

Claudio Cortes

Event Manager - Our Body

I’m a postdoc studying developmental biology in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, tackling my first UK Pint of Science! Can’t wait to get a dose of cool science, or chat about climbing, cooking, or hiking. Hope to see you there!

Matt Baxter

Matt Baxter

Team Leader - Our Society

I'm a postdoc researching how the 3-dimensional structure of DNA regulates genes. I'm also interested in immunity, circadian rhythms, and cardiovascular medicine. This is my first year with Oxford PoS and I'm excited to learn lots of new things!

Nan Yang

Nan Yang

Event Manager - Our Body

I am an enthusiastic postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Oxford. I love science,
and spending time with friends. This is my first year organising PoS. I’m so excited to learn
new science, and I look forward to seeing you there!