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Adrian Cullen

Adrian Cullen

City Coordinator

I am secondary/tertiary educator that has recently returned to study to complete an MBA. As a champion for crafty pints and aficionado of science, I am interested in leveraging these to serve-up Brisbane a delicious Pint of Science in 2019!

Ben Rerden

Ben Rerden

Regional Manager

I’m a science teacher who wants the entire world to realise how cool science is. My goal in life is to get everyone I meet to realise that they use and can enjoy science even if they aren’t a traditional scientist. What better place to convince them than at the pub!

Angelo Frei

Angelo Frei

Speaker Liaison

I'm a PostDoc at the University of Queensland working on the development of novel antibiotics. I joined Pint of Science because I believe it is important to encourage a dialogue between researchers and the general public.

David Stevenson

David Stevenson

Venue Manager

An advocate of science reaching every part of the community, especially when beer is involved.

Sophie Hurford

Sophie Hurford

Venue Manager

I work heavily in science youth engagement as President of the Young Scientists of Australia, Brisbane Chapter - check us out on Facebook! I'm also keen on genetics and immunology, and am currently working towards my Honours degree at the University of Queensland.

Vanessa Lanoue

Vanessa Lanoue

Venue Manager

I am a postdoc at the Queensland Brain Institute where I study the development and the functioning of the brain. I did my PhD in Paris before moving to Australia, where I have been discovering a amazing fauna and flora.

Tim Smith

Tim Smith

Venue Manager

I'm a designer and data visualiser for scientists and science communicators.

Beth Martin

Beth Martin

Venue Manager

I’m a science enthusiast rather than scientist. My heroes include Fiona Stanley and ‘Mouldy’ Mary Hunt - a person in Howard Florey’s team who found the key to mass producing penicillin.

Sonya Tadrowski

Sonya Tadrowski

Venue Manager

I'm a biochemist and I research enzymes that can be used for biofuel production. I also love SciArt and doom metal!

Charmaine Pollock

Charmaine Pollock

Volunteer

I'm a diagnostic geneticist who loves to research human genomics in my spare time. My passion is in educating and networking our young scientists, while encouraging everyone to develop a thirst for science and research.

Peta Zivec

Peta Zivec

Volunteer

I am a PhD candidate at Griffith University studying large scale revegetation. I have a particular interest in science communication and making less glamours science interesting and engaging.

River Huang

River Huang

Volunteer

I'm a PhD candidate studying neurobiology in UQ. I love science and science fiction. Looking forward to be a part of POS.

Roshini Randeniya

Roshini Randeniya

Volunteer

I'm a biologist moving into cognitive neuroscience. For my PhD I'm investigating sensory learning and Autism Spectrum Disorder. If you love dogs we could probably get along

Huimin Guo

Huimin Guo

Volunteer

I am a master student of biotechnology. I am a crazy fan of science and want to meet more friends here. cheers!

Tim Walker

Tim Walker

Volunteer

I studied Science and Human Movement at UQ. I now teach Health & Physical Education at a boys school in Brisbane. These days I am studying pints more than science.

Caroline Holley

Caroline Holley

Volunteer

I am a PhD student at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience. My interests include immunology and science outreach.

Alex Jacoby

Alex Jacoby

Volunteer

I am an accountant who likes to think I am more creative than what the stereotype would imply. I love travel, sport and just generally getting around a few beers.

Mike Redgen

Mike Redgen

Volunteer

Mike is a passionate writer and autodidact researching in fields of history and science. Mike is currently writing a science fiction novel about the perils of climate change.

Laura Puk

Laura Puk

Volunteer

I'm a PhD candidate studying coral reefs. Originally, I'm from Germany but moved to Australia to do my PhD. I love hiking, the ocean and photography. I'm passionate about science communication and am excited to help out with the Pint of Science events.

Sadie Jones

Sadie Jones

Volunteer

I’m an undergraduate entomologist, or to the outside world, ‘crazy bug lady’. I like good beer and good coffee. One time I mixed them, and the result was unbelievable.

Shane Koimans

Shane Koimans

Volunteer

I am an educator interested in the world of science and beer. As fate would have it the science and beer gods have brought Pint of Science into my life.

Claire Shackleton

Claire Shackleton

Volunteer

I'm looking forward to combining two of my favourite things, beer and science.

Gautami Shetty

Gautami Shetty

MC

I am a masters of engineering management student in QUT who loves learning and just gaining knowledge daily. I am also a general fun loving person and you'll always find my curly haired face smiling.

Meredith Redd

Meredith Redd

Volunteer

Meredith Redd is a Postdoctoral Research Officer at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience at The University of Queensland. Her research investigates the mechanisms that underlie cell death during cardiac ischemia with the hope of discovering new drugs that can be used to treat heart disease.

Diana Lucia

Diana Lucia

MC

I'm a neuroscientist, science communicator and Postdoctoral Research Officer at The University of Queensland investigating Motor Neuron Disease.

James Rose

James Rose

Volunteer

Outside of my day to day job at Network 7, I am a lover of pints and a lover of science

Fernanda Cardoso

Fernanda Cardoso

Media Guru

I am a senior scientist working at the interface of biology, pharmacology and neuroscience with a strong passion for translational research. I have been involved in outreach events to foster science in Brisbane since 2014 and am delighted to join the Pint of Science team.

Leonardo Assis Morais

Leonardo Assis Morais

Volunteer

I am a physicist passionate about science communication. I believe science is for everyone and is essential to take the great discoveries we do in the lab to a larger audience. It is my first-year volunteering for Pint of Science, and I want to make the festival an unforgettable experience for all!

Maite Amado

Maite Amado

Volunteer

I'm a curious biologist that enjoys hearing about others work with a beer in hand!

Kaleena Fry

Kaleena Fry

Venue Manager

I am an Ecologist based in Brisbane and love nothing more than getting outside to appreciate Australia's natural beauty. Looking forward to my first year being involved with Pint of Science.

Adam Moss

Adam Moss

Volunteer
Sharon Davidson

Sharon Davidson

Volunteer
Christian Roaquin

Christian Roaquin

Volunteer

I have a degree in molecular biology, worked as a lab manager for an imaging facility, and now studying business. On the side, I cook, do calligraphy, and play badminton.

Alice Walker

Alice Walker

Volunteer

I am a physiotherapist for the Wesley Hospital and Queensland Cricket. I enjoy the focus on evidence based practise in my profession.

Joshua Bryant

Joshua Bryant

Volunteer

I’m a teacher and enjoy the opportunity to meet new people. I have taught science for the last 12 years and have an interest in this area. I’m looking forward to assisting where I can.

Amy Chan

Amy Chan

Volunteer

I am a PhD student studying inflammation at UQ. I am actively involved in science education and STEM communication programs around Queensland. In my free time, I like to relax with a good detective mystery and some boardgames.

Alice Bong

Alice Bong

Volunteer

Final year PhD student at University of Queensland

Rhys Williamson

Rhys Williamson

Regional Manager

I am an IP lawyer with biomedical science qualifications and a filthy puzzle habit. The best bits of life are shaped by science and art. Scientific research marries the two. To help the public via PoS get up close to that; experience its profound impact; appreciate its colourful beauty...amazing!

Emily Gammie

Emily Gammie

Volunteer
Maria Cristina Rondon Galeano

Maria Cristina Rondon Galeano

Volunteer

I'm driven by people, my passion is Science. It amazes me that it's everywhere. We don't notice it, everyday to make our way through life we put science to work; even something like crossing the road, impressive, right? Outreach allows me to get Science to the public, and that's why I love PoS.

Phil Kent

Phil Kent

MC

Greetings from your friendly neighbourhood aquarium nerd. I have a science diploma in Aquaculture from UTAS, and I clean other people's fish tanks for a living. Who says studying science doesn't pay? I'm also Secretary of the Brisbane Skeptics Society (the science loving kind of skeptics).

Kate Lee

Kate Lee

Volunteer

I'm a Medical Device Rep spending my days in theatre, alongside Surgeons improving lives through the use of science, innovative technologies and their application in Spinal surgery. Everyone can use a Pint of Science!

Serena Ekman

Serena Ekman

Volunteer

I am a PhD student at the University of Queensland in conjunction with the Australian Red Cross Blood Service, and I study biomedical sciences, specifically I am making blood typing reagents. I love science and I'm involved in a number of science related volunteer groups.

Neil Shackel

Neil Shackel

Volunteer

I am a total science nerd with degrees in chemistry and a former science communicator for QUT science van.