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

Genecis: Converting Food Waste into Biodegradable Plastics

Combating Desertification and Drought: The Latest Developments

Reducing the Construction Industry's Footprint with Revolutionary Bricks

The World's First Commercial-Scale Plant for Recycling All Types of Plastic

The Toyota Woven City Project and the Future of Hydrogen Energy

How Digital Solutions Could Tackle Post-Consumer Waste in Developing Countries

Biomimetic Carbon Capture: Using CO2 to Create a Limestone Rock Substitute

Eliminating Fossil-Based Plastics with Carbon-Negative Biochar Alternatives

Tackling the Global Tire Waste Problem with Pretred

Drone Reforestation: The Future of Rebuilding Earth’s Forests with Scalable Technology