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Dai Le

Dai Le

City Coordinator

I am a Program Producer at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences. I have a background in science, and love running and organising science events. I hope to make this years festival bigger and better than the last!

Angel Lopez-Sanchez

Angel Lopez-Sanchez

MC

I am an astronomer and science communicator at the Australian Astronomical Optics and the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Macquarie University. I study how gas is converted into stars in galaxies affecting galaxy evolution. I am a passionate science communicator and 1/2 of The Skyentists!

Joel Coogan

Joel Coogan

Venue Manager

I am a non-scientist with a passion for science (or at least learning what I can of it). I think the more the people embraces and learns about the scientific method and engages in scientific understanding, the better the world will be.

Jess Hazelton

Jess Hazelton

MC

I'm a 2nd year PhD student at Brain and Mind Centre at USyd. My research focuses on brain-body interactions in early-onset dementia patients, focusing on links to emotion processing. I'm excited to return as an MC for this years Pint of Science festival - See you there!

Andrea Leong

Andrea Leong

City Assistant Coordinator

I am a microbiologist and percussionist. I joined the organising teams for Nerd Nite Sydney during 2015, March for Science Sydney 2017, and now Pint of Science 2020 because it's important for everyone to have access to science.

Emily Rayner

Emily Rayner

Venue Manager

I'm Emily and I'm excited to be involved in my third year of Pint! I love getting outdoors and learning about our natural environment. I have experience running projects, research and science communication!

Vivasha Govinden

Vivasha Govinden

Volunteer

PhD student in UNSW, investigating topological phenomena in ultrathin oxide films for memory device application. Passionate about communicating science to the public and about encouraging girls to pursue STEM. Sadly, I don't enjoy beer much, except the Mauritian Phoenix beer.

Ellery Johnson

Ellery Johnson

Volunteer

Estuarine ecology PhD candidate at UTS, investigating the effects of freshwater inflow management.

Catharina Vendl

Catharina Vendl

Volunteer

I am a vet, marine biology PhD student at UNSW Sydney and science communicator. My PhD investigates the airway bacteria in whales and their correlation to the animals’ health. I love the concept of Pint of Science as it bridges the gap between university research and everyday life.

Sam Banister

Sam Banister

Volunteer

I'm a Team Leader in Medicinal Chemistry with the Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics, at the Brain and Mind Centre, The University of Sydney. My research is focused on the development of new drugs for epilepsy, pain, affective disorders, and substance abuse.