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

Desert Control: Tackling Desertification with Clay and Water

How Digital Watermarks Could Revolutionize the Future of Waste Sorting

Moss Landing: Tesla and PG&Es Battery Storage System

Carbo Culture Biochar: Stable CO2 Removal Technology

Seed & Greet: Europe's Most Innovative EV Charging Station

Bboxx: Tackling Energy Poverty with Clean, Off-Grid Solar Technology

Rising Sea Levels and the Effect on the US Coastline

How Long Do Solar Panels Last?

Cement Manufacture's Role in Green Technology

Using Ultrafast Infrared Spectroscopy on a Photovoltaic Material