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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!

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!

Christine Jordan

Christine Jordan

Communications

I'm a post-doctoral researcher, foodie and outdoors enthusiast, with a passion for communicating science to the public. I'm at home in the pub having a chat over a cold pint. I'm looking forward to combining my passions to help out POS bring people, science and a cheeky pint together.

Ellen Mann

Ellen Mann

Pint Takeover

Hi! I'm a PhD student at Monash University researching T cells in the context of CMV. I’m passionate about science communication; I even hosted a scientific radio show during my Undergraduate. In my spare time, I love to read, game, and play my guitars... oh, and play with my Irish Wolfhound Otis!

Emily Cameron

Emily Cameron

Online Program Manager

I'm a Science Communication Masters student and Science Circus presenter. I love hearing about people's passions and learning new things!

Haarika Chittoory

Haarika Chittoory

Operations

I work as a Research Assistant at the UQ Centre for Clinical Research. I am an inquisitive individual with a passion for cancer research and enjoy getting involved in scientific communication and collaborations to make science fun and accessible to people from different walks of life!

Nathan Barnett

Nathan Barnett

IT Officer

I am a PhD Candidate at Torrens University Australia. My project focuses on the genetic basis of epilepsy through a bioinformatic approach. I have multiple papers on the verge of publication. So, I am a scientist by day, but I am also a bartender by night.

Harshavardhan Konka

Harshavardhan Konka

Photographer

I am a PhD candidate at Deakin university exploring the ways to reduce the transmission of the Covid-19 virus in an Indoor Environment. I love to learn and teach the younger generation to develop a better world for the society. I am also a passionate photographer who love capturing peoples emotions.

Hunter Lloyd

Hunter Lloyd

ICT Officer

I'm a mechanical engineer with a thirst for science and beer!

Jane Sinclair

Jane Sinclair

Operations

I’m a PhD candidate at The University of Queensland focusing on the long-term effects of viruses like SARS-CoV-2 on the heart. I am curious and love to learn about other areas of science too, and am excited to be a part of a team that can spread this enthusiasm for research!

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.

Joel Porgand

Joel Porgand

ICT Officer

I'm a System Engineer who detoured into IT after studying Microbiology at uni. I have a general fascination with all things science - the more esoteric the better! Looking forward to helping make things run smoothly.

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.

Kerry Chin

Kerry Chin

ICT Officer

I’m a tourist attraction. On top of working full-time as an electrical engineer and running various Meetup groups, I am glad to have the opportunity to volunteer for Pint of Science because in principle I believe in the importance of promoting science.

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!

Maleesha Ubhayarathna

Maleesha Ubhayarathna

Operations

My reckless curiosity for the unknown as led me to become a scientist. I would love to be a part of a team that brings science to the forefront in a fun and approachable way!

Natasha Richard

Natasha Richard

Communications

Freshly graduated in graphic design and originally from France, I'm sociable and out-going, always keen for a good chat and a a little pint (not only of Science). I have a finance background but always been interested in everything linked far or less to science.

Omar Ibrahim

Omar Ibrahim

Strategic Relationships Officer

I'm a neuroscience researcher with a background that spans psychology, genetics, and AI. In other lives I was an event manager, an advertising executive, and a performance artist. I'm passionate about using my understanding of different worlds to bring science to more people!

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.

Maureen Thompson

Maureen Thompson

Finance/Operations

I'm combining my passions for citizen science, amphibian conservation, and big data by using the FrogID project to better understand patterns in frog breeding across Australia, and how the motives, behaviour, and identities of participants influence what we know.

Sarah McInnes

Sarah McInnes

Operations

I'm studying fire ecology, looking at how plant seeds respond to fire - particularly under climate change. I love science, and am passionate about making it more accessible for everyone.

Selwin Samuel

Selwin Samuel

Strategic Relationships Officer

Selwin is a Ph.D. student of the Mater Research Institute affiliated with the University of Queensland. He currently carries out his research in the Stem Cell Biology lab at the Translational Research Institute, Woolloongabba.

Sher Maine Tan

Sher Maine Tan

Operations

I am a Molecular Biologist who loves reading a book outside when its sunny and hitting the gym after work. Always on the look out for someone to share random scientific facts with and happy to learn more about the amazing research done in STEMM

Siobhan Peters

Siobhan Peters

Operations

I’m currently doing my PhD in environmental chemistry but have a love for all areas of science. I’m always looking for new ways to learn more about… well, anything really! And bonus points if that learning can happen over a pint or two.

Stephanie Richter-Stretton

Stephanie Richter-Stretton

Doing Better

I am an honours student and Palaeontologist-in-training with the University of New England. My research focusses on micro-fossils from the Cambrian Period. I have a great passion for all science, and look forward to sharing that through Pint of Science!

Stephi Bernard

Stephi Bernard

Communications

I am a PhD student at the University of Melbourne, looking for some of the first galaxies that formed in the Universe. Using the Hubble Space Telescope, we can look for these incredibly faint galaxies, and start to look at some of the properties of stars and galaxies in the early Universe.

Sumedha Seth

Sumedha Seth

Operations

I fell in love with science at a very young age and it feels amazing to share this love with so many people. I enjoy manipulating genes, producing and purifying vaccines and therapeutics, fascinated by genetic engineering completely! Always thrilled to talk Science and Research.

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.