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Larissa Fedunik

Larissa Fedunik

Communications

I'm a science writer and content producer with a background in engineering and renewable energy. I'm a long-time Pint fan, first-time volunteer and I'm very excited to join the video team!

Yunan Ye

Yunan Ye

Executive Support Officer

I'm a PhD student at the University of Queensland studying mysteries in embryo development. I love learning new things and trying new climbs at my bouldering gym all the time. I love making science fun and accessible to everyone!

Yassine Souilmi

Yassine Souilmi

Diversity and Equity Specialist

Yassine Souilmi is an evolutionary genomicist at the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA at the University of Adelaide. He specialises in utilising large-scale genomic analyses to address evolutionary and medical questions using modern and ancient DNA.

Amrutha Ramesh

Amrutha Ramesh

ICT Specialist

I am a Computer Engineering and Information Systems graduate, excited to be able to combine my love for science with my interest in exploring different career paths. Looking forward to participating in the organisation of Pint of Science activities and learning a lot!

Kathy Mason

Kathy Mason

Graphic Designer

I'm a Graphic Designer and work as a Project Officer supporting teams that monitor the change in our environment at TERN. Good design leads to good communication and so with that I am looking forward to playing with the quirky designs of Pint of Science.

Jessica Huang

Jessica Huang

Communications

I am a PhD student studying the 'eating' mechanisms of cells, a cat person and a video game enthusiast. I'm always excited to learn about the research going on in other areas of science, and keen to help bring these ideas to the public.

Alison Tealby

Alison Tealby

Communications

I have a background in publishing, editing and writing. I love science, education and learning new things, and I’m excited to work with the Pint of Science Comms team!

Abbi Scott

Abbi Scott

Executive Support Officer

I'm a marine biologist researching seagrass meadows on the Great Barrier Reef and their importance as a food source. I love chatting about science in the pub, in schools or on the radio and I've been running Cairns Pint of Science festival since 2018.

Scarlett Howard

Scarlett Howard

Media Manager

Scarlett has a PhD in bee training (yes, really). She pursues science communication alongside bee cognition, pollination, and conservation research. Scarlett is an advocate of effective science communication to make research more accessible. She has a dog and loves reading long fantasy series.

Katie Wykes

Katie Wykes

Media Specialist

I am a PhD candidate, lover of science, communications, pets, indoor plants and the occasional pint of beer! Looking forward to improving my media skills and making this year’s festival the best it can be.

Andrew Bullen

Andrew Bullen

Media Specialist

I am a science editor and publisher and in my spare time I enjoy soccer, cycle epics and fundraising for a cure for type-1 diabetes. I joined Pint of Science Australia to share some great science stories and experiences, and learn a bit, too!

Jia-Xin Tay

Jia-Xin Tay

ICT Specialist

PhD candidate at the Centre for Transformative Work Design, Curtin University. Full-time researcher, part-time programmer.

Justin McArthur

Justin McArthur

Communications

Based in Adelaide, I am a freelance writer and podcaster with a love for interesting, intersectional and interdisciplinary science stories. (Pictured right.)

Marie Lee

Marie Lee

Finance Specialist

I am a biomedical science graduate, regulatory T cell enthusiast and ocarinist! With my passion for science, I am always keen to learn more and as part of Pint of Science, I look forward to gaining new skills.

Pacharina Perez

Pacharina Perez

Communications

I'm an analytical chemist who loves all things STEM. I'm passionate about making science more engaging (with comedy!) and interesting for everyone. I'm currently developing my science communication and creative skills and I'm excited to put them to use for the Pint of Science team.

Alayna Hansen

Alayna Hansen

Digital Communications Manager

With a background in media and communications, I'm passionate about creating engaging content that makes science accessible, relatable and exciting for everyone. You’ll often find me with a camera and microphone in hand, asking as many curious questions about science and research as possible!