We provide an equality of opportunity for students around the world to see science as something for them, through connecting them online with scientists, engineers, medics and mathematicians just like them.

Shane McCracken


Shane is the Director of Gallomanor Communications Ltd, which he set up in 2001. He’s worked in advertising, TV and publishing and doesn’t regard marketing as a dirty word. A longer bio is available here.

Emily Grant

Emily Grant

Project Wrangler

Emily started working on the I’m a… projects as a moderator after finishing a degree in Neuroscience, and never left! She now works behind the scenes organising the projects.

Alex Edwards


Alex works full-time behind the scenes of the I'm a.... projects. Her background and degrees are in Wildlife Biology and Science Communication.

Márcia Ortgiese

Márcia Ortgiese


Márcia joined the team in September to support the I’m a… projects. She looks after the moderators and helps the team with the projects.

Bella Byrne

Bella Byrne


Bella joined the team in October after having completed an internship through UWE Bristol. Finishing off her masters in Science Communication, she is excited to be joining the I’m a projects.

Emily Paget

Emily Paget

Site Manager

While Emily has a background in illustration, her main love was computers, technology and accessibility so joined the team to work on the technical side of the site.

Josh Doyle


Josh joined us in 2013 after a chemistry degree and a stint as a moderator on the projects. He now works remotely helping us with evaluation, systems, data, but never coffee.

Josie Miller


Josie has a background in event and festivals management, but her favourite bit was always the writing. Now she looks after our communications while drinking roughly 9-10 cups of tea per day.

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7 -9 North Parade Buildings




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Shane McCracken

+44 1225 326892

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