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Jirana Boontanjai

Jirana Boontanjai

Co-Chief Executive Officer

I am a science communicator, microbiologist, zoologist and event enthusiast! I have been with Pint of Science for the last 4 years and have played roles both within the local and national teams improving and encouraging the team. Here's to an even bigger festival this year!

Tom Carruthers

Tom Carruthers

Co-Chief Executive Officer

I am a scientist, communicator and creative who spends most of my time finding ways to do all three at once! I hope to bring my event management and science communication experience to Pint of Science in Australia, to build a stronger, sustainable and impacting festival.

Camille Thomson

Camille Thomson

Treasurer
Jin-oh Choi

Jin-oh Choi

Director of ICT

Former President of the Launceston Skeptics, Former Vice-chair of the March for Science Australia and Lead Event Organiser for the March for Science Hobart & Launceston., and a science advocate who seeks to promote critical thinking and an understanding of the scientific method.

Danielle Asson

Danielle Asson

Senior Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

I am a current PhD candidate at JCU studying how we can use biodiversity patterns to place protected areas. Science communication is my passion, and in my future career I'd like to be making different SciComm activities as diverse and inclusive as possible. I also adore all cats.

Chanel Egan

Chanel Egan

Senior Executive Support

I am an IT Project Manager based in Newcastle NSW who loves technology, organising things, making killer to-do lists and smashing a deadline! I prefer a wine over a pint, but I hope no one holds that against me.

Cassandra Dejrangsi

Cassandra Dejrangsi

Logistics & Merchandise Manager

Working in the clinical trials space, I still get excited about new ideas and the way in which science shapes our lives. It's going to be a fun festival and I can't wait to hear all about what people are working on and passionate about!

Jessica Smith

Jessica Smith

Social Media Officer

I am a current Honours student in Biomedical science at Griffith University. I hope to bring a fresh face to the team and a new perspective on science communication.
I'm also preferential to new and upcoming beers, such as a sour!

Abdalla Mohamed

Abdalla Mohamed

Social Media Officer

I'm am a PhD candidate at Queensland Brain Institute, UQ investigating the effect of Trauma and its line with Dementia and Alzheimer's disease. I work with both human survivors with TBI or PTSD, and animal models of both. I want to make science more accessible to everyone.

Carmen Lao

Carmen Lao

Social Media Officer

I have a background in microbiology and research administration. In 2020 I will be pursuing a Masters in an allied health profession. I am passionate about communicating science to the public and excited to be volunteering for Pint of Science 2020.

Eva Fernandez

Eva Fernandez

Social Media Officer

I am a PhD student at UTS, researching marine microbes and their role in climate regulation. A former Pint of Science speaker. When you don’t find me in the lab working on my experiments, you will find me snorkeling at the beach or hiking the mountains.

Clara Rose Santilli

Clara Rose Santilli

Social Content Producer

I am an archaeologist in training but I’m studying health in 2020 at Flinders. My research is on veteran recovery in archaeology and in my spare time, I bore people with my cat stories.

Elvina Lee

Elvina Lee

Social Media Officer

I'm a biologist, and an occasional science communicator. Having returned to the comforts of the lab, Pint of Science is the one way I get to use my (remaining) science communicating skills. Cheers to/for Science!

Jessica Lu

Jessica Lu

Editor

I am a PhD student at Monash University, Melbourne. I am originally from New Zealand and my background is in pharmacy. In my free time I love to travel, explore new cafes and go to the gym.

Sarah Morcom

Sarah Morcom

Executive Support Officer

As a Graduate Chemical and Environmental Engineer, I love getting out on site and learning new things. Outside of work, I enjoy listening to podcasts and going on coffee dates. This is my first year on the Pint of Science team and I am excited to help make science more accessible around Australia!

Eugenia Poh

Eugenia Poh

Executive Support Officer

I am a PhD candidate at the University of Western Australia investigating the neural changes that occur following non-invasive brain stimulation. I enjoy teaching and engaging with the general community to promote science and brain research!

Sarah Larcombe

Sarah Larcombe

Executive Support Officer

I am a postdoc, microbiologist, and outdoor enthusiast who happens to dislike beer, but loves writing, problem solving, and using my work in science as a platform for outreach and public engagement. I’m hoping to use this experience to help contribute to an amazing Pint of Science Festival in 2020!

James Thomas

James Thomas

ICT Officer

I have been an IT professional of some form for many years. I am a science enthusiast who gets excited by new tech and fresh ideas on how to approach and solve problems. I am a promoter of communicating scientific ideas and theories in easy bite-size ways (preferably with beer) .

Tanya Unterberger

Tanya Unterberger

ICT Officer

I have a background in science and also an extensive IT experience. I am volunteering for the ICT team as I think that the more people we can get interested in science, the better place to live in we can build together.

Kayelene Carruthers

Kayelene Carruthers

Communications

I am a philosopher, writer and freelance editor, very much at home in the science arena where the quest to understand and explain the essential nature of things involves navigating the complex symbiosis of ideas and language.

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.

Jia-Xin Tay

Jia-Xin Tay

ICT Officer

PhD candidate at the Centre for Transformative Work Design. Researcher by trade, programmer by choice.

Jessica Whyte

Jessica Whyte

Stakeholder Relations

I am a PhD student at the Queensland University of Technology studying a chronic arthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis. This is my second year being involved in Pint of Science, and I am excited to engage support for this fantastic event.

Sam Snowden-Finch

Sam Snowden-Finch

Partnerships and Stakeholders

I love events & organising. I’m not a scientist but I wish I was. I love health and learning. Pint of Science allows me to grow my brain in areas I may not come across day to day.

Rhys Williamson

Rhys Williamson

Partnerships and Stakeholders

I'm a practicing lawyer passionate about all things research and development. Science is magic tricks with the instruction manual. I earn a crust by helping clients commercialize their IP/assets. I look forward to contributing to the biggest and best Pint of Science festival yet!

Jamie Liew

Jamie Liew

Social Media

Hey there! I recently completed my Honours (Neuroscience) in UniMelb, where I explored links between gut health and brain disease. I'm passionate about empowering others, and making science more fun, inclusive, and accessible. Excited to create social impact with Pint of Science this year!

Eav Brennan

Eav Brennan

Graphics

I’m a science communicator with a background in marine and environmental science. I create graphics and workshops on how people can face and act on our environmental crises in their everyday lives, especially by having fun and getting crafty!

Keith Stanley

Keith Stanley

Graphics

I’m a freelance graphic designer, artist and illustrator. I’ve worked on murals, T-shirts and other apparel items, posters to advertise comic conventions and trade under my personal brand heavy mental art. Excited To offer my creativity to Pint of Science Australia.

Piyathida (Nicole) Kalamphak

Piyathida (Nicole) Kalamphak

Graphics

I'm Nicole, a graphic designer and brand strategy geek completing a Bachelor of Design at RMIT. I create graphics with intents to communicate and engage. Graphic design was a hobby turned into passion. Science is my second love and I'm happy to be part of Pint of Science.

Elizah Pretty

Elizah Pretty

Media Officer

I'm currently a uni student and aspiring microbiologist in Melbourne. I love socialising over good food, learning new things and meeting new people! I'm excited to share my passion with you at Pint of Science this year!

Edeline Amelia

Edeline Amelia

ICT Officer

I'm a web developer in a large digital media company in Melbourne. I spend a big chunk of my day thinking and coding, but once I'm done with that I like to knit and learn new languages. This is my first time being involved in this event, I am excited to meet new people and learn new things!