Meet the Scientist
Wonk! Chief Editor and Founder
Hannah has a passion for science communication that she mixes with her love of fashion, beauty and baking to inspire like-minded young women.
PhD Candidate at Bayer University
Keighley is a researcher and aspiring science communicator, who tap dances in her spare time... you go girl.
Researcher at the Center for Economics and Social Policy
Jorge is a researcher at Universidad Mayor. He loves studying time and also likes to dance to hip-hop in his spare time!
PhD Candidate at the University of Utah
Heidi is a PhD candidate, researching Parkinson's Disease. She is also the host of a podcast called 'Cinema Science'.
Research Fellow at the Lyell Centre, Edinburgh
Heidi is a marine scientist, researching red coralline algae. She loves the freedom of research (and macaroni cheese)!
PhD in Science Education at University of Western Australia
Magdalena is working on exciting museum exhibits about modern physics! She loves to stretch peoples minds.
Founder of The Fins United Initiative and Marine Biologist
Melissa founded The Fins United Initiative and studies shark habitat use. She is also a runner!
Cancer Research Extended Intern at Centre for Cancer Prevention
Lilian is a cancer researcher, who loves working with people who share her passion. She also loves photography!
Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan
Meghan is a post-doctoral fellow working in Chemical Biology and loves learning new things daily in her work!
Cyberpsychology MSc Student at the University of Wolverhampton
George is a Cyberpsychology MSc student and is researching the psychological benefits of video games!
Post-Doc Researcher at Queen Mary University of London
Helen (a.k.a Yogi) is a researcher at QMUL. She is passionate about computer science and gingerbread!
External Relations at the National Weather Center
Patrick works at the National Weather Center and has taken part in NASA funded research!
Biomedical Sciences Student at Oakwood University
Jayde is studying Biomedical Sciences and would love to be Zendaya for 24 hours!
3rd Year PhD Student at Quadram Institute Bioscience
Sophie is in the 3rd year of her Molecular Biology PhD! She also sings and eats sushi...
Cancer Sciences Student at the University of Birmingham
Megan is a master's student who loves musicals and learning the dance moves by heart!
Volunteer Content Developer at European Wilderness Society
Rebecca is a conservation volunteer in Austria. She also loves peanut butter and exploring!
Neuroscience Technician at Aston University
Danny works with students studying at university, but also has a passion for fashion in his spare time!
After School Teacher at FizzPop Science
Kim teaches children science after school, but is also doing a Master's degree at the same time!
Forensic Biologist and Lecturer
Kate is a crime fighter, working on criminal cases to help find out what happened at a scene!
Educator and Public Outreach at CPSX, Western University
Parshati is a space scientist, who loves sharing her passions with others. She also used to be a roller speed skater!
MSc Microbiologist at the University of Pune
Shweta is a microbiology MSc with a passion for science communication. She also does glass painting & mud sculpting.
Neuroscience PhD Researcher at Cardiff University
Mason has been hooked on neuroscience since holding a brain! He also would love to be 'The Rock'
Researcher and Outreach Officer at MPI
Francesca is a mathematician and science communicator and loves being able to use her acting skills in her work.
PhD Candidate at McMaster University
Brittney is a fish biologist and never goes anywhere without her rubber boots! She's also a Guitar Hero master!
Pluto Manager at AR Space Center
Caitlin works at Arkansas Center for Space and Planetary Sciences and gets to write NASA proposals!
Postdoctoral Fellow at Columbia University
Tessa is a postdoc, researching how cuttlefish camouflage. She also used to want to be a CIA agent!
Research Fellow at Cardiff University
Emma is a biomedical scientist with double jointed elbows and a lot of love for Italian foods!
David Burpee Professor of Plant Genetics at Bucknell University
Chris is a botanist and loves discovering new plant species. He was also in an alt-rock band!
Environmental and Evolutionary Biology PhD Student
Raminta is a PhD student at the University of Glasgow. She works on a great project called SalmoSim!
Lecturer and PhD Student at the University of Northampton
Lewis is a Biosciences lecturer and microbiology PhD student. He loves teaching but hates paperwork!
4th Year PhD Candidate in Neuroscience
Lauriane is in the 4th year of her Neuroscience PhD! She nearly gave up on science but powered on!
Medicinal and Computational Chemistry PhD
Lauren is in the 2nd year of her PhD and tells us more about her degrees and her love of sketching!
Animal Biology BSc Student at the University of Worcester
Meera studies Animal Biology and would love to be David Attenborough for a day!
Trainee Biomedical Scientist at Northampton General Hospital
Eloise is on placement, learning more about Biomedical Science. She also loves salmon and is double jointed!
Forensic R&D Scientist at West Technology Forensics
Eleigh researches new fingerprint development techniques, after watching too much CSI!
Executive Director at ICCBBA
Paul works in Healthcare Informatics, specifically transfusions and transplantation. He also gets to travel the world!