ScienceGrrl Directors

Dr Heather Williams
Heather helped establish ScienceGrrl in June 2012 and is ScienceGrrl's Director. Heather is a Senior Medical Physicist for Nuclear Medicine at Central Manchester University Hospitals and honorary Lecturer in the Centre for Imaging Sciences at Manchester University. She makes sure pictures of patients are top quality so the doctors can trust what they see, and tries out new and better ways of imaging the body’s functions. When she’s not working, Heather enjoys running, cycling and spending time with her sons.
Dr Heather Williams
Dr Heather Williams

Dr Anna Zecharia

Dr Anna Zecharia

Anna is Head of Education, Training and Policy at the British Pharmacological Society. She is currently leading a research programme to advance understanding of UK pharmacology education, research, and impact. Anna is also responsible for the Women in Pharmacology Advisory Group at the Society. She also oversees ScienceGrrl's Communications and invests a significant proportion of her time in our policy work. Anna is always on the look out for a good restaurant, exhibition, or pop up something or other - but tries to offset it all with a proper dose of yoga.
Dr Anna Zecharia
Dr Anna Zecharia

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Dr Ellie Cosgrave

Dr Ellie Cosgrave

Ellie is a Research Associate at UCL's department for Science Technology Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP). Her work, part of the Liveable Cities research programme, focuses on how information technology changing cities across the world. Ellie is passionate about broadening access to Engineering and believes that diversity in Engineering is the cornerstone to solving some of the world’s greatest and most complex challenges. She also makes sure there is time in her week for music and dancing!
Dr Ellie Cosgrave
Dr Ellie Cosgrave

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Key People

MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY & TREASURER 

Liz Chilvers

Liz Chilvers

Liz is currently working as a Librarian in her local primary school following a break from science to have her children. Prior to this she was a Biomolecular Archaeologist looking for genetic evidence for thalassemia in human bones from Bronze Age and Neolithic Greece. When she's not working, Liz enjoys stargazing and spending time with her two sons.
Liz Chilvers

SHOP & MERCHANDISE 

Liz Britland

Liz Britland

Liz is the merchandiser for ScienceGrrl and joint coordinator of the Liverpool Chapter. She is a Clinical Technologist at The Christie. She graduated in 2011 from The University of Liverpool with a BSc (Hons) Physics with Medical Applications. Her hobbies include cooking, going to the theatre and playing games.
Liz Britland
Liz Britland

EVENTS

Jay Neale
Jay is an Environmental Scientist, specialising in water quality, aquatic biology and river restoration. This means he gets to play in rivers a lot, taking samples and monitoring the ‘health’ of the water. Jay is privileged to be able to work here in the UK but also internationally, especially in Africa. In his spare time, Jay gets involved with everything from photography to extreme endurance racing. He took part in the 2011 Polar Challenge, racing to the North Pole, and in 2014, he will be rowing with his team mates 2000+ miles around Great Britain!
Jay Neale

WEB DEVELOPMENT 

Sara Williams
Sara helps manage the ScienceGrrl website. She is a CAB advisor and blogs on debt and personal finance. Apart from a lay interest in science, she loves cooking and reading.
Sara Williams
Sara Williams

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DATABASE MANAGEMENT 

Zoe Wilkinson

Zoe Wilkinson

Zoe is a Biosciences graduate with an interest in Microbiology and Immunology. She is taking some time out to have a baby, before returning to getting a PhD.
Zoe Wilkinson