Oz Ismail is a final year PhD student and science communicator studying neuroscience at University College London (UCL; UK). He has worked and studied across five academic institutions and accumulated nearly 10 years of research experience. His enthusiasm for biology and medical imaging led him into a neuroimaging PhD at UCL, studying Alzheimer’s disease. Oz is a co-founder of the Minorities in STEM network and has a keen interest in increasing BAME and LGBTQ visibility and representation in science. He regularly performs at various science events, comedy nights, festivals, schools and museums and also runs a pop science podcast called: “Why Aren’t You A Doctor Yet?”.