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Naveed Akbar

Naveed Akbar

Oxford University 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

I am a Postdoctoral researcher investigating multiple sclerosis genetics. I am enthusiastic about making science accessible and understandable for anyone - so I can share with others how fantastic it is!

Laura Colling

Laura Colling

Event Manager - Our Body

I am a 3rd year DPhil student in Oncology, investigating new therapy approaches for colorectal cancer. I enjoy science communication and public outreach and when I am not in the lab, I love to travel the world.

Lucy Garner

Lucy Garner

Event Manager – Beautiful Mind

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

Jack Feltham

Jack Feltham

Event Manager - Our Body

I am a final year PhD student 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!

Laurienne Edgar

Laurienne Edgar

Event Manager - Tech Me Out

I am a final year cardiovascular science DPhil student. My research passion is understanding how diabetes increases your risk of vascular disease. I love to actively engage with science communication and PoS is the perfect platform!

Alexandra Mighiu

Alexandra Mighiu

Event Manager - Beautiful Mind

I am a DPhil student at the University of Oxford, studying electrical disorders of the heart. I enjoy participating in events that inspire an interest in all sciences, and I look forward to an exciting PoS festival!

Nikita Ved

Nikita Ved

Event Manager - Atoms to Galaxies

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 second 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.

Liu Shi

Liu Shi

Event Manager – Beautiful Mind

I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Psychiatry working on blood biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease. I am passionate about sharing neuroscience with anyone!

Qi Ou

Qi Ou

Event Manager - Planet Earth

I am doing a PhD in Earth Sciences, understanding the risk of earthquakes. I enjoy communicating my research with the wider public and hopefully making society more resilient against natural hazards.

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 - Atoms to Galaxies

I’m a 2nd 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 - Our Society

I am a 1st year DPhil student fascinated with blood vessels and their biology. I love everything science-related and am fully invested in helping people understand how cool and important it is!

Homero Barrocas Soares

Homero Barrocas Soares

Event Manager - Beautiful Mind

I am doing my DPhil in Computational Neuroscience at the University of Oxford. I seek answers for how the activity of neurons underlies intelligence and memory. Science is good, beer is good, PoS is awesome. Let's do this.

Sorcha O’Byrne

Sorcha O’Byrne

Event Manager - Our Body

I am a DPhil student working on understanding the origins of childhood leukaemia. I love science, art and travel.

Sion Parry

Sion Parry

Event Manager - Beautiful Mind

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).

Lise Chauveau

Lise Chauveau

Event Manager – Our Body

I am a postdoctoral scientist investigating immune responses to viral infections. I love discussing and sharing science and I’m very excited to be involved in Pint of Science this year!

Tai-Ying Lee

Tai-Ying Lee

Event Manager - Beautiful Mind

I'm a DPhil student in systems neuroscience at Oxford. I love science and am enthusiastic about sharing it with the general public in a fun and interactive way!

Yukyee Wu

Yukyee Wu

Event Manager - Atoms to Galaxies

I am a postdoctoral researcher investigating the mechanisms of pain behaviour in migraine, and testing novel drugs for pain management. My goal is to make science more engaging and approachable for the average person in the street!