Ben Pilkington, MSt.

Ben Pilkington, MSt.

Feature Writer

B.A. (Hons) English Language and Literature, M.St. English Language and Literature

Ben Pilkington is a freelance writer, editor, and proofreader with a master’s degree in English literature from the University of Oxford. He is committed to clear and engaging written communication and enjoys telling complex, technical stories in a relevant and understandable way.

An avid consumer of the latest science and technology developments, and an enthusiastic lifelong learner, Ben likes to share the fascinating news coming from these fields with a wide and varied audience.

Prior to his freelance career, Ben used his passion for science and technology to inspire and enable young people and adults in deprived areas in the UK to pursue STEM and tech in their education, their career and their own enterprises. Project managing coding competitions, skills courses and education policy in a local government setting, Ben helped disadvantaged people to unlock their potential and lead rewarding and interesting lives.

Ben is happiest on a bicycle, loves sleeping in a tent or under the stars, and can’t function properly without coffee.

Articles from Ben

Principles of Surface Area Measurement

Integrating Functional Elements into 3D Printing

Why Balance-of-System Costs Will Account for the Largest Share of Utility-Scale PV Project Costs

The Experimental Techniques Behind Quantum Materials

The Issues with Creating a Quantum Materials Industry

How Fat Can a Thin Film Be?

The Issues in Founding a Graphene Industry

Growing Highly Ordered Epitaxial Nitrides – Possible Future Applications