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Sophia Komninou

Sophia Komninou

Co-ordinator

Lecturer on Infant & Child Public Health at Swansea University with an interdisciplinary background that combines nutrition and psychology. My research interests are mainly on babies, their parents, and their behaviour.

Jessica Fletcher

Jessica Fletcher

Co-ordinator

I’m a Lecturer in Applied Medical Sciences at Swansea University. I love communicating science and all things human body! When I have spare time I like to make YouTube videos about the science of everything from vaginas to vampires (and other things that don’t begin with ‘v’).

Claire Price

Claire Price

Treasurer

I’m a post-doctoral researcher at Swansea University Medical School researching members of a family of enzymes called Cytochromes P450, which can be used as targets for new and existing drugs or can be used to make new chemicals for industry.

Pawel Dlotko

Pawel Dlotko

Event Manager

I am providing simple yet mathematically rigorous explanations of large, complicated, high dimensional data and apply those to a number of disciplines ranging from neuroscience and medical imaging, thought cancer research, to material science.

Amanda Fry

Amanda Fry

Event Manager

I am a PhD student studying behavioural endocrinology. I love hearing and talking all things science and happy chat with anyone, especially in the relaxed setting of a pub!

Clare Lehane

Clare Lehane

Event manager

I am an impact support officer at Swansea with a background in marine ecology and STM publishing (transferable skills are my thing!). I first came across Pint of Science in Oxford and am thrilled to be helping to bring it to Swansea for the first time in 2018.

Rochelle Embling

Rochelle Embling

Event Manager

I’m a PhD student in the psychology department at Swansea University. I study eating behaviour i.e. what we eat, how much, and why. This means I get very excited when walking around supermarkets, as its often where I get the best ideas for studies!

Jeanne Childs

Jeanne Childs

Event Manager

I’m a PhD student in Psychology at Swansea University looking at other-race effects in face perception and variation in ageing profiles between ethnic groups. I tend to binge-watch on Netflix and listen to psychology of attractiveness podcasts.

Laura Baker

Laura Baker

Event Manager

My name is Laura Baker and I am a third year PhD student at Swansea University. My research is in collaboration with Cultech, a probiotic manufacturing company based in Port Talbot. Together we aim to use microbial genomics to understand the functionality of probiotic bacteria.

Hazel Wakefield

Hazel Wakefield

Event Manager

I am a project assistant working at Swansea University in the marine energy group. I love new opportunities to discover, learn and explore so am excited to be involved in Pint of Science. When I’m not at work you’ll find me either out on my mountain bike or in the sea catching waves!