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Elodie Camprasse

Elodie Camprasse

City Coordinator

I am a Frenchie who fell in love with Australia, where I came to do my PhD on seabirds 5 years ago. I work as a casual academic, and as an outreach and events manager and emergency response operator for different charities related to nature and the environment.

Jacinta Bowler

Jacinta Bowler

MC

Jacinta Bowler is a science journalist who currently writes at ScienceAlert and sub-edits at Story Seed Vault. During her career she’s written about deadly bacteria, the art of photography in space, and hundreds of articles that get people thinking about the world around them.

Lynette Plenderleith

Lynette Plenderleith

MC

I am a media freelancer, working mostly in television with a strong scientific bent. I have a Ph.D. in frog ecology and a background in wildlife biology. I spend my spare time working with Frogs Victoria and Australian Science Communicators.

Catriona Nguyen-Robertson

Catriona Nguyen-Robertson

Venue Manager

I'm a PhD candidate studying immunology. I love sharing science with everyone and am always excited to share fun science stories. I’m a science mentor at Gene Technology Access Centre, and scicomm officer for National Science Week, the Royal Society of Victoria, and Convergence Science Network.

Christine How

Christine How

Venue Manager

Curious. Quirky. Colourful
I am a finance professional working in healthcare. Stumbled across Pint of Science one fateful evening with a friend, and can't get enough. Keen to join the team this time round, and continue learning heaps.

Eliza Colgrave

Eliza Colgrave

Volunteer

I'm a PhD student researching endometriosis, but also looking to engage more with the world of science communication. I have a particular passion for communicating research efforts to the patient community to make them feel engaged with and empowered by science.

Raissa Fonseca

Raissa Fonseca

Volunteer

Brazilian immunologist currently in Melbourne working in T cell responses. Happy to promote science and make it exciting for other people to love it too :)

Wing Ho

Wing Ho

Volunteer

I am a software developer currently with CSIRO. I make internet things.

Kyla Adams

Kyla Adams

Volunteer

I’m a Physics Masters student at the University of Melbourne. I also do various volunteer mentoring programs and sci comm events. This is my first Pint of Science and I am looking forward to it!

Mary-Lou Wilde

Mary-Lou Wilde

Volunteer

Hi! My name is Mary-Lou, and I am a PhD student studying parasite biology. I am currently investigating protein ubiquitination in the parasite Toxoplasma gondii. I am passionate about science communication and excited for Pint of Science 2019!

Stephen Drane

Stephen Drane

Volunteer

I'm a trained protein biochemist, but I find that talking about science out in the world is far more agreeable than doing science stuck in a lab. Also rewarding - the more people who can find the spark of joy that science brings, the better! PoS is therefore a wonderful thing to be involved with.

Reefe Brighton

Reefe Brighton

Volunteer

Husband, father, science nerd and beer lover. Sucker for Pint of Science.

David Farmer

David Farmer

Volunteer

I am a Scottish (but also Australian) neurobiologist based at the University of Melbourne where, despite the fact that I generally dress like a 13 year-old, I am given free rein to explore my interest in the brainstem in something resembling a professional capacity.

Linda Riquelme

Linda Riquelme

Volunteer

I’m an ecologist doing my PhD on endangered Buloke Woodlands in northern Victoria. I’m looking forward to being involved in PoS, hearing all about the amazing work going on, and getting other people excited about science!

Jessica Kvansakul

Jessica Kvansakul

Volunteer

I did my PhD and postdoc in optics and vision science and am passionate about science communication and sharing the wonder of science. I spent the past few years at La Trobe University, Melbourne in science outreach for high school students and am about to go back to research.

Georgia Atkin-Smith

Georgia Atkin-Smith

Volunteer

I am postdoc at the La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science, and the Walter and Eliza Hall for Medical Research. Currently, I am exploring the death of immune cells and how this is implicated in disease such as cancer! I love science, communications and beer!

Tharini Rouwette

Tharini Rouwette

Volunteer

Tharini is currently on a year long sabbatical after working for the tech industry in business development/marketing roles for over 10 years. She is qualified with a Masters of Media from Swinburne and hopes to put her media and tech knowledge to use as a volunteer with the Pint of Science team

Tatiana Briody

Tatiana Briody

Volunteer

I am a science undergraduate, interested in the nitty gritty units of life. In particular, genetics and the tools we can use to change our DNA. I am working towards a career in producing gene editing technologies and improving the way we engage the public in the R&D process.

Celeste Donato

Celeste Donato

Volunteer

I am a post doc in the Department of Microbiology at Monash University. My research focuses on the evolution of various viruses that infect humans and animals. Outside of the lab I have a passion for science communication and education in particular engaging high school students in STEM subjects

Joy Kay Peng Lau

Joy Kay Peng Lau

Volunteer

I am a postgraduate student studying my Master of Public Health decided to be involved with Pint of Science, for a simple reason, I love science. Always a keen being to expand my interest to different area of science.

Beth Hodges

Beth Hodges

Volunteer

I know more about beer than I do science. I'm here to balance that out.

Sally Lam

Sally Lam

Volunteer

I am currently studying a Bachelor of Science, majoring in neuroscience. I love learning about the different sciences as it never fails to fascinate me. I also love a good cider.

Mian Chee Gor

Mian Chee Gor

Volunteer

I am a research fellow from RMIT University. My research is all about developing probiotics to replace antibiotics as an effort to combat antibiotic resistance. When I am not in the lab, I like to immerse myself in nature. Hiking, camping, hunting for rock pools, relaxing by the beach etc.

Alison Orchard

Alison Orchard

Volunteer

My study of biology makes me most passionate when I learn new and outrageous things to help me weave a more complex understanding of the natural world. Teaching and communication has allowed me to share this amazing information in the hope of engaging others in the beauty of the natural world.

Adrienne Grech

Adrienne Grech

Volunteer

I was a part of PoS last year and I'm back for more. I'm a neuroscience PhD student that loves creating opportunities for more people to consume more science.

Eleise Britt

Eleise Britt

Volunteer

I am a nutrition and health writer and aspiring scientist, currently completing a Science undergrad majoring genomics. I will talk your ear off about nutrigenomics and couldn't think of better way to spend and evening than drinking beer and listening to somebody tell me amazing sciency facts.

Dave Baxter

Dave Baxter

Volunteer

Hi Dave here , I am an avid underwater photographer as well as loving snapping people shots.

Sally Waller

Sally Waller

Volunteer

I'm passionate about sharing and spreading the knowledge and inspiration science can provide to everyone to bring about positive change and further understanding of our surroundings and how we interact them

Ebony Ciarrocchi

Ebony Ciarrocchi

Volunteer

Just a humble masters student looking to sink beers and swallow knowledge.

James Winchcombe

James Winchcombe

Volunteer

I am just a little guy who like to do volunteer sound engineer for amazing events such as the pint of science.

Matthew Snelson

Matthew Snelson

MC

Originally from Perth, I worked for several years as a clinical dietitian before heading to Melbourne to complete a PhD looking at the effects of a processed diet on the gut microbiota in diabetic kidney disease.

Tyrel Ray

Tyrel Ray

Venue Manager

Physics Teacher father, Enviro passionate teacher mother. I am the product of my upbringing and in my studies and day to day I have a love for both.