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

Lumus and SCHOTT: The Future of Reflective Waveguides and Augmented Reality

REYEDR's Holographic Heads-Up Display for Smarter and Safer Motorcycling

How Quantum States of Electrons Change in Electron Microscopes

Ultra-Thin Camera Lenses for Broadband Long-Wave Infrared (LWIR) Imaging

How Non-Destructive Testing Has Revolutionized Medical Imaging

Using Infrared Thermography as a Non-Destructive Method for Materials Analysis

Are LED Light Bulbs the Best Way to Save Energy?

Comparing Energy-Efficient Light Bulbs: LED, CFL and Halogens

The Degradation of LEDs vs. Lamps

Why are Consumers Not Moving Over from Lamps to LEDs?