Caroline Wood has acted as Chair and Secretary of our branch since it was launched on 7th February 2017, although she has been involved with public engagement and science communication since she started her PhD in 2013. Prior to this, she studied Cell Biology at Durham University. Her PhD focuses on parasitic plants that infect food crops and while she enjoys laboratory research she ultimately hopes to have a career within a science-policy related field, using science to solve urgent problems.

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Caroline Wood

Svet Tzokov has been a volunteer for almost a year and has helped out at many events (the Science of Wellness, Fun Palaces, Science of Multilingualism, Illuminate the Gardens, Cinescience and our volunteering fairs). His other work includes working on the BSA Sheffield social media team and he is currently involved in the upcoming Sheffield Food Festival 2018 and he is working with others on a Physiology Society grant application. He studied biochemistry and structural biology, and currently runs electron microscopy facility in the University of Sheffield. (more…)

Svet Tzokov