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

Could 3D Printing Drive Down the Cost of Space Exploration?

The World's Largest 3D Printing Farm by Slant 3D

The Future of Chemical Recycling to Turn Plastic into Virgin-Quality Materials

Recycled PET Honeycomb Composites for Lightweight Car Production

How a 3D-Printable Material Could Make Underwater Equipment Marine-Biodegradable

3D Printing Schools: Improving Access to Education with Thinking Huts

Oxford PV and the Latest Solar Power Breakthrough

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