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Faiza Abdur Rab
I simply love writing as original as Nature.I question what other ignores.
Clifford Adams
Obtained a Ph.D in biochemistry and conducted research in both academic and industrial institutions. Then founded his own company, ANOZENE ASSOCIATES to undertake writing,editorial and science publishing work.
Claire Ainsworth
Claire specialises in writing features on biology and biomedicine. She has a particular interest in developmental biology and genetics.

Having completed her doctorate, she joined New Scientist magazine in 1999 as an intern, where she became first a news reporter and then a features editor. In 2005, she joined Nature as a senior reporter and editor in the journal's News and Features section. She left Nature in 2007 to freelance and now writes for a range of publications.

Claire has won a number of awards for her writing, including an ABSW award for best feature in a specialist periodical in 2003.

In addition to her writing work, Claire runs a company, SciConnect (, which offers training in science communication skills for scientists.
Nada Al-Shammari
Nada works with the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, in Marketing Programs Planning and Monitoring Division, to support the development of multimedia communications strategies and capabilities, and to communicate the impact and reality of science in the region, and globally. She is a Research Fellow with the Center for Fine Art Research (CFAR), Birmingham Institute for Art and Design. Her research is based around ideas of shared values of citizenship, and collaborations in the Arts & Converging Sciences in the Middle East and North Africa.
Peter Aldhous
Peter is a contributor to MATTER and Medium, reporting on biology, medicine, social sciences and the environment. He also teaches in the Science Writing Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

He got his break in journalism in 1989 as a reporter for Nature in London, fresh from a PhD in animal behaviour. Later he worked as European correspondent for Science, as news editor for New Scientist and as chief news & features editor for Nature. After moving to California in October 2005, he spent eight years New Scientist's San Francisco bureau chief.

Peter is especially interested in investigative and computer-assisted reporting, and is fascinated by data visualisation.
Mohamed Alian
a freelance print science journalist.Recently head of documentaries in Oman TV,Salalah. Received a BA majoring in communication and media from the University of Toledo, USA,1987.
Eva Amsen
Eva is Outreach Director for F1000Research, an open access post-publication peer-reviewed journal. Prior to this she was Community Manager for the Node - a blog where developmental biologists share news with others in the field - as well as Online Editor for Development. When not connecting scientists at work, Eva connects scientists in her spare time, and is partly responsible for kicking off the first SciBarCamp events (which have now spread to four countries).
Paul Anderson
Paul Anderson is a British writer specialising in computer science and technology. He has written extensively for a range of education, trade and current affairs publications, including Prospect, and was, until recently, Editor for JISC TechWatch, a technology horizon scanning service for UK universities. In 2012 his book, 'Web 2.0 and Beyond', was published by CRC Press. He was awarded the EPSRC's inaugural Computer Science Writer of the Year prize in 2007.

He blogs at:
Kat Arney
Dr Kat Arney joined Cancer Research UK after a spell as a lab researcher. She works on the charity's News & Resources website and Science Update blog, and is a prominent media spokesperson.

She presents and produces the Cancer Research UK podcast, and also helps to present the highly successful Naked Scientists BBC Radio show in her spare time as well as doing other bits of freelance writing.
Claire Asher
I am a science writer and communicator, a recovering academic and an ant geek. I write the Curious Meerkat blog and co-founded the Conservation Hackathon Project. I also work in science engagement for the London NERC Doctoral Training Partnership.
Sevgi Bagislar Bremang
During my PhD training and subsequent post-doctoral experience, I have acquired a high level of expertise in a broad range of subject areas such as human genetics, cell biology, oncology, biochemistry and molecular biology. Together, this training and experience has allowed me to develop a thorough understanding of the key disciplines and principles underlying bio-medical research. While doing so, I have always been enthusiastically engaged in science communication and writing. I am the founder of web platform SC4LA (Scientific Consulting for Literature and Art), and writer in SC4LA journal. Science and writing are my two passions, I am, also, interested in scientific art.
Sunny Bains
Sunny Bains is a scientist, journalist, editor, and Managing Director of Form & Content Media Ltd, a company that delivers specialized technical content to technical organizations. As a writer, her interests range from holographic associative memories and analogue neural networks to nanotech-based sensors and artificial muscles. She is the outgoing editor of The Science Reporter.
Vijay Shankar Balakrishnan
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Gloria Barnett
BA.Sci, MA.Ed
Author of The World Beneath the Waves.
Conference and After Dinner Speaker
Two series of fully illustrated Science Talks are available:
1. Oceanography - using original underwater film clips to aid understanding)and
2. Exciting Science
Catherine Beswick
Catherine is a freelance science writer and editor, specialising in ocean and earth sciences. She has experience of leading scientific communications for higher education institutes and international science programmes, including the UK’s National Oceanography Centre and the World Climate Research Programme.

Catherine holds an undergraduate degree in Geology (University of Oxford), a master’s degree in Oceanography (University of Southampton) and a postgraduate certificate in Practical Science Communication (University of the West of England’s Science Communication Unit).
Max Bingham
Freelance science writer, editor, web publisher with a healthy interest in biology, science 2.0/3.0 and open innovation. Previously Max could be found in various academic and industrial labs getting his PhD, practicing the science of microbiology and helping non-scientists understand what scientists do. Max is the founder of 24 Media Labs, a company based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands providing science communications services to industry and academia. For more information see
Hayley Birch
I'm a freelance science writer and editor, with a sideline in quirky science communication projects. See my website for details.
Eleanor Bird
Professional science writer, based in Bristol, with a BSc(Hons) in Biochemistry. Currently based at the University of the West of England Science Communication Unit and has previously worked at Research Media, publisher of International Innovation magazine.
Harald Boersma
David Bradley
David is a freelance with almost 0.25 centuries of experience in science communication and science journalism. He specialises in chemistry and related sciences but has covered everything from astronomy to zoology for a wide range of magazines, papers, and websites. is his science blog and his tech blog.
Tom Bragg
Rachel Brazil
Rachel is an experienced science communication professional with over ten years of expertise in science writing and editing, from research highlights to policy features to website content.

Freelance clients include the Nature Publishing Group, the Academy of Medical Sciences and Oxford University.
Previous employees include the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Royal Institution of Great Britain and the National Endowment of Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA).

Rachel has written on the physical and medical sciences as well as science and innovation policy. Having created the NESTA Crucible researcher development programme, she has a particular interest in the process of creating and developing interdisciplinary research.
Daisy Brickhill
I co-ordinate, write for and edit all weekly issues of the Science for Environment Policy news service. This service disseminates scientific research findings on a wide range of environmental topics to policy makers across Europe and serves to reinforce the links between science and policy.
Craig Brierley
Craig has worked in science media relations since 2003 when he took over as Press Officer running the BA Festival of Science. He then spent 7 years at the Wellcome Trust, covering its biomedical research. He now manages the Research Communications team at the University of Cambridge, which is responsible for promoting research from all departments at the university, from science and medicine to the arts and humanities.
Jo Brodie
Jo has answered hundreds of science questions about diabetes in her role as science librarian at Diabetes UK. She also writes articles for the charity's members' magazines (for lay and for professional audiences).

In addition to her own blog she also runs the Science Communication jobs listing Posterous (
Dennis Bury
UK National. Been involved in provision of psychological therapies most of working life (40 years+). Lecturer.
Amateur interest in Science Communication.
Charles Butcher
Charles Butcher has worked for the last 12 years as a freelance writer and editor specialising in technology for the process and energy industries.

Before that he spent 8 years in the trade press, including managing editor of The Chemical Engineer and launch editor of Chemical Technolgy Europe. He has a master's degree in chemical engineering and worked for five years as a chemical engineer.
Chris Butlin
Written for national press, TV and resources for teaching and learning. Degrees in physics and science education. Former member of Public Understanding of Science Committees of EPSRC and PPARC, and various committees and working parties of Institute of Physics, Association for Science Education and Royal Society. Bragg Medal and Prize 1993 from Institute of Physics. Now semi-retired following work at the Institute of Physics, in schools and universities, as well as longterm freelance writing.
Emma Byrne
Emma Byrne obtained her PhD in computer science from UCL in 2005. Since then she has worked as a potdoctoral researcher in the fields of artificial intelligence, computer science and health informatics.

She has been a freelance science and technology writer since 2008, when she got her first break as a British Science Association media fellow.

She is passionate about public engagement and has given invited talks and devised public engagement events for all sorts of audiences.
Joanna Carpenter
I have a DPhil in chemistry and a Masters in science communication. I work part-time as a freelance science writer and author. I currently write for People & Science, the quarterly magazine of the British Science Association and edit technical articles on optics topics (lasers, solar energy, medical imaging) for Form and Content Media. I have also written Editors' Summaries for PLoS Medicine and write occasionally for SciDev.Net
Jennifer Carpenter
I am a regular contributor to Science, where I cover an assortment of stories in health, palaeontology, evolutionary biology and science policy from the UK and Canada. I also frequently write for Science Careers about the community behind the science. My writing also appears in Nature, BBC News, New Scientist, BBC Focus magazine, BBC Wildlife, and I’ve made and produced radio for the BBC and CBC. Before going freelance, I worked as a broadcast journalist at the BBC in London and as a reporter for Science.
Jon Cartwright
Jon Cartwright is a freelance journalist based in Bristol, UK. He specializes in science and has a particular interest in its history, culture and effects on society. His articles have appeared in Science, Nature, New Scientist, The Observer, The Daily Telegraph, Prospect, the Times Higher Education, Venue, Sky at Night, Physics World and Chemistry World.

Jon Cartwright graduated with a Masters in Physics from the University of Bristol in 2006. He immediately went to work for the Institute of Physics Publishing, where he wrote for two industry titles before taking a role as a general reporter for the academic magazine Physics World. He went freelance at the start of 2009.

If you would like to contact Jon Cartwright for commissioning or article queries, please contact him via his website.
Michele Catanzaro
Michele Catanzaro (Rome, Italy, 1979) is a physicist and a journalist. He holds a degree in Physics from the University of Rome La Sapienza (Italy) and a PhD in Physics from the Technical University of Catalonia (Spain). As a scientists, he has worked in the study of complex networks and the dynamics that take place in them. As a freelance journalist, he collaborates with media in four languages (English, Spanish, Italian, and Catalan) and four countries (UK, Spain, Italy, and Mexico): among others, El Periódico de Catalunya, Nature, Physicsworld, The Guardian, and Le Scienze. He is currently a full-time journalist. He mainly writes on science, environment, health and technology. His work has been recognized by the King of Spain prize and the BBVA Innovadata award. He is the co-author of Networks: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2013).
Holly Cave
Holly has a background in biological sciences but writes across the breadth of contemporary science. She enjoys tackling the potential outcomes of science and the questions it sparks.

Holly previously worked at the Science Museum, developing articles and exhibitions.
Jack Challoner
Jack has written more than 30 books for children, teenagers and adults. In addition he often acts as consultant science editor for books, magazines, science activity packs and CD–ROMs. A trained teacher, he also writes and presents live science shows in museums, schools and libraries.
Chris Chambers
Chamber is a Senior Research Fellow at the School of Psychology, Cardiff University. His research focuses on human cognitiven neuroscience and the representation of science in the media.
Bioinformatics postgraduate,working on Biomedical data analysis and looking for opportunities in Science Writing. Loves books, travel,Cappuccino and wants to become a better photographer.
Tom Cholmondeley
Julie Clayton
Julie is a freelance science writer/media trainer, and has published in Science, Nature and other publications and websites, and has led training workshops for SciDev.Net and the World Federation of Science Journalists. Julie is Co-Director for the UK Conference of Science Journalists 2010, and was Co-Director for the World Conference of Science Journalists 2009.
Leon Clifford
Leon Clifford is a writer and a consultant. His speciality is simplifying complexity. He has a BSc in Physics-with-Astrophysics and worked for many years as a journalist covering science, technology and business stories. He also has substantial experience of senior management in media and is comfortable operating at board level on marketing and communications projects. He is happy to manage commercial projects including PR, marketing and internal communications as well as work on editorial projects for publishers – especially those involving extremely technical content. His services range from copy writing through to delivery of complex media projects. He works across all media including print, live events, websites and social media. Recent projects have included contributing to a book on quantum mechanics, advising on PR/marketing for a corporate and advising on social media for an eCommerce platform. Leon also edits a climate science website -
Louise Coghlin
Louise Coghlin is a freelance writer and editor specialising in life sciences and medicine. She has a degree in biochemistry and many years' experience working for publishers, charities, drugs companies and communications agencies. Louise is based in Brighton.
Edwin Colyer
Edwin is the founder of Scientia Scripta, a science and business copywriting and editing agency.
Whether it is journalistic writing, corporate communications, website content or technical scientific reports and papers, Edwin delivers clear and engaging copy, carefully crafted to communicate with target readers.
Alison Cooper
I have postgraduate qualifications in Psychology/Neuroscience and Science Communication. I am currently studying for a PhD in Neuropsychology of Learning.

I have produced audio for Professor Noel Sharkey’s community radio programme ‘Sound of Science’ the Royal Society See Further Festival of Science and Arts and ABSW. My written features with photography have appeared online sites and include voluntary NGO experience and the outcome of my British Science Association bursary. I have interviewed many top scientific figures, covering topics like genetics, neuroscience, ethics, sustainable food, and outer space.

Most recently I produced a set of podcast trailers for the Pitt Rivers Museum Oxford featuring Philip Pullman reading from ''Northern Lights'. I have also completed a placement at BBC radio news. I am keen to undertake short term science writing for audio and text alongside my PhD, especially topics relating to Neuroscience.
Emma Cooper
Emma Cooper is a published author, and the science writer for the Science and Technology Facilities Council.
Martin Counihan
A scientist and historian, Martin Counihan has worked at Imperial College, at CERN and at the University of Southampton. He has carried out research and directed courses covering several disciplines across the fundamental sciences and the humanities, and he is the author of three books and over a hundred academic papers and book chapters. He is a director of a non-profit company dedicated to research and communication.
Chris Creese
I work as a bridge to connect scientists with the public. I also help people get in touch with their 'inner scientist' by making complex ideas accessible and fun. I use my technical and creative savvy to rally support for science and reach people across diverse platforms - online, print, audio, film, and social media.

You can make use of my eight years professional writing and editorial experience for your news, public relations, marketing, and media needs.

I've given more than 50 presentations in North America, Central America, Europe, and Australia, connecting people with science. Using my innovative presentation skills, I can help you maximize the impact of your message.

Writing & Editorial Skills:
• Science news and opinion pieces
• Science outreach and education
• Blogs, social media, websites
• Radio scripts
• Academic journals, monographs
• Technical and progress reports
• Grant proprosals
• Promotional materials
• Short films
Caroline E Cross
I am a creative and experienced freelance science communicator with a research background in infectious diseases and immunology. I write on all aspects of health and disease for print and online publications. Please visit my website for further details:
Rachel David
I have a PhD in Immunology, and in a past life, I've been an science editor for Nature Reviews and a medical writer. As a result, I have extensive experience in many areas of biomedical sciences (immunology, microbiology, cell biology, oncology).

I have written for New Scientist, The Observer and SciDevNet (portfolio available here:
Emma Davies
Emma is an experienced freelance science writer/editor,covering a broad range of subjects in magazines such as Speciality Chemicals and New Scientist. She is a regular contributor to Chemistry World, where she was Features Editor until 2008.
Emma has a BSc in chemistry, an MSc in food science and a PhD in physical chemistry/food colloids.
Trevor Day
Originally a marine biologist and later a science teacher, Trevor is author or co-writer of more than 40 books, about 70 peer-reviewed articles and many features for websites and the national/international press. His PhD is in education and since 2007 he has been a Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund at the University of Bath. Trevor acts as a consultant on writing projects, especially those aimed at young audiences. He has written widely in the life and earth sciences, although his first love is writing about all things marine, from submarines and oil slicks to squid, sharks and sperm whales. Visit him at
Kat Day
Kat is a science writer and blogger whose blog,, recently won the 2015 ABSW Science Blog award supported by Good Thinking. She thinks that chemistry is a fascinating science that doesn't get nearly enough coverage compared to its sidekicks of biology and physics, and started her blog to redress the balance. Before turning to writing she clocked up over ten years experience as a chemistry teacher, working with 11-18 year olds. She believes chemistry can, and should, be accessible to everyone. She has also written articles for Nature Chemistry, Things We Don't Know, and Ask for Evidence.
Anna Demming
I am a science and technology writer and editor with a PhD in nanophotonics. I have experience in writing and editing content in all fields of science. In 2006 I began work with Nature Publishing Group in Tokyo writing and copy editing front half content for Nature Photonics and the Nature China website. Having moved back to the UK in 2008 I am currently engaged in writing and editing content for IOP Publishing's journals, including Nanotechnology and the Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. I also write and edit scientific content on a freelance basis for a number of companies and academic institutions in Asia as well as interviewing researchers and writing feature articles on European projects. Always on the look out for new editorial opportunities in science.
Adrian Dingle
Adrian has been teaching since 1990. The first ten years of his career were spent in and around London, teaching in a number of different institutions. He taught in both public and private schools, and in the Tutorial College sector as well as a developing very extensive one-on-one tutoring resume. In 2000, he came to the United States with his American wife, and he has been teaching at The Westminster Schools in Atlanta, GA since then.

2006 saw the publication of his first book, The Periodic Table, Elements With Style!, and since then he has written a number of different titles, and been a regular contributor to many other online and hard-copy chemistry projects. His work includes projects for Barnes & Noble SparkNotes, Shmoop, The Discovery Channel and many others.

His writing has attracted several awards including, in the UK the School Library Association’s Information Book Award in 2011, and in Austria the Wissenschaftsbuch des Jahre children’s award in 2012.
Bernard Dixon
Laurie Donaldson
I am a professional science communicator and journalist, writer and editor, specialising in nanotechnology, materials science, renewable energy and health. I have written numerous articles on a range of science topics, including monthly news stories on nanotechnology research for the magazine Materials Today. I also write the blog Future of Small (, and provide editing and proofreading services.
Tracey Duncombe
Following a stint as press officer for both the Society for General Microbiology and the Institute for Animal health, Tracey turned writer and editor for BBSRC in 2005. She writes online news and features as well as producing the quarterly magazine BBSRC Business and other, ad hoc corporate publications.
Hayley Dunning
- Masters in Journalism (UBC, 2013)
- Masters in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (U Alberta 2011)
- Science web editor/digital content producer for the Natural History Museum London (2013-present)
- Research media officer for Natural Sciences at Imperial College London (March-June 2015)
- Intern for The Scientist magazine (June-August 2012)
Matin Durrani
I've been editor of Physics World since 2006, managing and leading a team of eight other editors. I've also got more than 15 years' experience as a writer and editor on all aspects of physics.

In addition, I've been involved in creating video and audio content, as well as developing a digital version of Physics World for ipad/iphone and Android devices.
Victoria Ellis
PR and communications specialist with experience of both B2B and B2C accounts. I've in-depth experience of communications in science, technology and healthcare accounts and specialise in reputation management and profile building. My academic background is in science, having completed a BSc Hons degree in Zoology, writing my dissertation in Science Communication. I'm an ambitious, results-driven individual, passionate about delivering the coverage that will achieve my clients' communications objectives.

I've worked on clients in a wide range of sectors, specifically science, technology and healthcare. My experience includes some of the following accounts: Altacor, Bourn Hall Clinic, Cambridge University Eco Racing, Cambridge Innovation Capital, David Ball Group, Ecodesk, IMServ, Intamac, Melbourn Scientific, Norwich Research Park, Push Energy, PsychologyOnline, SureFlap, TTP, UNEP-WCMC, ViewRanger.

I'm a member of the PRCA & member of their technology group.
Suzanne Elvidge
I am a freelance writer and editor, with over 20 years experience in publishing, journalism and communications. I specialise in writing about pharmaceuticals and medicine, and the healthcare, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, for a specialist audience, and on health, lifestyle, green living, writing and other topics for a consumer audience. I have also written outside these areas, and am comfortable researching new topics quickly.

I have written news, features and company profiles for online and print publications; blogs for scientific, business and consumer sites; slide kits, presentations and speaker notes for academic and lay audiences; fliers, brochures, marketing emails and web pages; white papers; review articles; ebooks and longer reports; and global value dossiers, key messages, slide kits, meeting reports, and drug and disease reports. I have edited papers for peer-reviewed journals and proofed textbooks and conference brochures.
Richard Elwes
After completing a PhD in mathematical logic in Leeds, Richard won the Plus Magazine New Writers Award in 2006, and since then has devoted himself to promoting mathematics in various ways and places. A feature writer for the New Scientist magazine, he has two books now out: 'Maths 1001', and 'Mathematics Without The Boring Bits' (a.k.a. 'How to Build a Brain'). Also a qualified teacher, he enjoys talking about maths in public, in schools, and in universities.
Freelance journalist (international) and digital media professional with 15+ years experience. As a journalist I cover a range of subjects, including science, tech, lifestyle and culture, for publications such as The Smithsonian, Aeon, GOOD, Discover, BBC Wildlife, Psychologies, Smashd, Huck and Matador Network.

I also have expertise in Adobe Photoshop, Fireworks, Dreamweaver and Premiere Pro and was Co-Director of a digital media company in Scotland until 2010.
Jon Evans
Jon runs a copywriting and editorial services company specialising in science and technology. We provide a wide range of written content, from feature articles to website text to technical briefings, to a wide range of clients, including private companies, scientific publishers, universities, government agencies and scientific societies.
Qualified Medicine 1969;
Fellow of Royal College of Anaesthetists 1973;
Consultant Anaesthetist Oxford 1978 - 2008;Companies formed, with Venture Capital, UK and USA. Broad interest in aspects of Medicine, Nutrition, Aerospace, Applied Science.
Andy Extance
After eight years working in labs making drug candidates and adhesives, I officially joined the ranks of professional science journalists in April 2007. Until June 2009 I worked first as a reporter, and then as news editor, for Compound Semiconductor magazine. I now freelance for a wide range of publications, targeting business, technical or general audiences.
Georgina Ferry
Georgina Ferry is a science writer, broadcaster and author. She joined New Scientist as book reviews editor in 1979, and soon afterwards became a regular presenter on Radio 4's Science Now. She has worked freelance since the mid-1980s, and since 1998 has published four books on 20th century scientists and their life and work.
Len Fisher
Len Fisher is an Australian scientist who divides his time between England and Australia, and who now works to make science accessible by showing how scientists think about the problems of everyday life. He has published many hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles, and made numerous radio and TV broadcasts world-wide. His best-selling book How to Dunk a Doughnut: The Science of Everyday Life (2002) was translated into eleven languages, and resulted in his election as “Science Writer of the Year” by the American Institute of Physics. More recently, he has focused his attention on serious social and global issues, first with a book Weighing the Soul: The Evolution of Scientific Ideas (2004), which was concerned with showing how science actually works, and then with a trilogy about the role of science in addressing the major problems that we now face: Rock, Paper, Scissors: Game Theory in Everyday Life (2008) (on the problem of cooperation); The Perfect Swarm: The Science of Complexi
Elizabeth Fletcher
Freelance writing and editing on wide variety of topics in the life sciences and healthcare, the business of life sciences, entrepreneurship, market and technology due diligence and strategy development. I have worked in publishing, biopharmaceutical industry, technology transfer and economic development.
Dominic Ford
After completing a PhD in astrophysics at the University of Cambridge, I started producing and presenting the monthly podcast Naked Astronomy for the Naked Scientists. I also maintain the website of the British Astronomical Association and founded the website
Arran Frood
Arran Frood has been a freelance science writer since 2000 and has covered all sorts for New Scientist, Nature, BBC online (Magazine, Sci-Tech and Health sections), The Times, the Telegraph and The Independent. Arran was Nature's Web Editor for a bit, then a Web Projects Editor which involved making an interactive, multimedia website about the magazines long and illustrious history (

After a stint as a full-time freelancer Arran joined BBSRC and write articles for the web, Business magazine, and direct a video here and there.

He remains an active freelance writer and editor and also scribbles some fiction as time allows.
Will Gater
Will Gater is an astronomer, journalist and author based in the UK. He has written extensively for the UK’s top science magazines including Sky at Night Magazine, Focus, Astronomy Now and BBC Knowledge Magazine. He is the author of The Cosmic Keyhole, The Night Sky Month by Month and co-author of Dorling Kindersley’s The Practical Astronomer and Nature Guide: Stars and Planets. Will holds a degree in astrophysics from University College London and appears regularly on television and radio to promote astronomy and science.
Sarah Gaunt
A keen environmental blogger and science writer currently studying for a Masters in Science Communication at Imperial College London.
Claire Gilby
Communications specialist on all things environmental - conservation science/policy etc. Day job is in the press office at London's Natural History Museum and the rest of time I'm freelancing.

Committee member with responsibility for managing benefit programmes for ABSW members and society promotion.
Christina/Chrissie Giles
Ale-drinking, pun-loving, cat calendar enthusiast Chrissie honed her skills in the heady world of motor caravan journalism. After a brief spell copyediting for Nature Clinical Practice, she became Senior Science Writer at the Wellcome Trust.

Also a freelance for 6 years, she has worked on many projects, including press releases, books, conference reports and websites on biomedical topics. Clients include British Heart Foundation, BioMed Central, Manta Ray Media and King's College London.
Jenny Gimpel
Freelance editor for the Environment Agency, Oxford Science Editing and other organisations. PhD in Environmental Chemistry.
Julia Gottwald
I am a PhD student at the University of Cambridge in the Department of Psychiatry. Due to my strong interest in interdisciplinary research I hold academic degrees in Biochemistry from Free University (Germany) and Neuroscience from the University of Oxford. I am enthusiastic about science communication and enjoy organising public engagement events. My 800-word article explaining my research to the general public has recently been shortlisted for the Max Perutz Science Writing Award.
Anna Graca
Anna Graca is a PhD candidate in Clinical Neuroscience at University College London (UCL). Her research focuses on the assessment of the differences between different inherited eye disorders, such as age-related macular degeneration, that could affect cell transplant success. Outside her research field, Anna has been involved in a number of public engagement projects including 'Pint of Science 2015’ festival where she is a manager of the UCL ‘Tech Me Out’ theme. When she is not doing or talking science, she can be found on court playing volleyball or outdoors on a hiking trail.
Nathan Gray
Nathan is a science journalist, specialising in writing news, and producing rich media for the web.

Dedicated to producing focused science content on food and nutrition topics, Nathan currently writes for industry leading B2B new websites and; where he produces and edits high quality news and features for food and nutrition industry professionals.
Laura Greenhalgh
A journalist with a strong interest in science and science policy; news editor at Research Europe. BA in biological sciences from Cambridge University and BSc in science communication from Imperial College London. Freelance experience for publications including Chemical Watch, Cosmos, Cyclist magazine.
Peter Grimley
PhD in astronomy, postdoctoral research into star-forming galaxies;
20+ years as a civil servant, developing policy and translating scientific concepts for ministers;
now a freelance science communicator.
Wendy Grossman
Founder of the UK magazine The Skeptic. See for more.
Simon Hadlington
Simon is a freelance science writer and editor with more than 20 years experience. He has written about science, technology, medicine and the environment for most of the UK's quality newspapers, for mainstream and specialist magazines and for government departments and industry. Before going freelance he worked on the newsdesk of Nature.
Melanie Hall
Melanie Hall is a freelance journalist writing about science and health. She previously worked as a senior reporter covering science, nature and business at a regional newspaper before joining a healthcare trade magazine as a clinical reporter. She blogs about science, the media and technology on her website,
Mike Harrison
Sarah Harrop
Sarah is a science writer at the Medical Research Council where she edits the MRC’s magazine, Network. She also writes and produces the MRC’s Annual Review and writes for its podcast, blog and website.
She has over a decade’s experience in science writing and editing including jobs at the UK Clinical Research Collaboration in the drug information team at Thomson Reuters. In the distant past she also dabbled in travel writing, winning a Guardian Young Travel Writer of the Year award in 2002.
She has a BSc in biological sciences from Sheffield University and a certificate in journalism from Birkbeck College.
Amy Hayward
Amy Hayward is BIOPROM project coordinator at the University of Aberdeen. As editor of TEPEmagazine (, and a STEM ambassador, when she's not writing in third person she's helping other people do it.
Martha Henriques
I’m a journalist interested in science, health, tech, and environmental issues.

I do multimedia journalism: video, audio, writing for online and print. I’m interested in digital projects, data journalism, and finding new ways to present and share information.

More on my website:
Rebecca Hill
Beki is in the final stint of her MA in Science Journalism at City University, London, which has given her the chance to work at The Times and the Guardian. She has written about all kinds of science, and has a particular interest in audio production. Other experience includes internships at Sense about Science and the Science Media Centre.
Previously she studied at the University of Sheffield, obtaining both a BSc (Biochemistry and Genetics) and a PhD (structural and molecular biology). Whilst studying for her PhD she co-founded the Sheffield sub-branch of the British Science Association, Science Brainwaves.
Sharon Ann Holgate
Sharon Ann has worked for over 15 years as a freelance science writer and broadcaster. She has a doctorate in physics, and writes mainly about physics and technology - including medical physics, spin-out companies, and scientific careers. Her broadcasting covers all areas of science, and she specialises in light-hearted accessible science for general audiences.

Her credits include: devising and presenting programmes for BBC Radio 4, presenting on the BBC World Service, and writing for New Scientist, Focus, E&T, Science Careers, The Times Higher Education Supplement, Physics World, Astronomy Now, the Institute of Physics and the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine. Sharon Ann is co-author of children's book ‘The Way Science Works’, author of undergraduate textbook ‘Understanding Solid State Physics', and a contributor to '30-Second Quantum Theory'. She was awarded IOP Young Professional Physicist of the Year in 2006, and has been shortlisted for major media awards.
Richard Hollingham
Richard Hollingham is a BBC current affairs presenter, author and journalist, specialising in science and environment. The author of Blood and Guts: A History of Surgery, he has filed stories from more than 40 countries. He presents programmes for BBC Radio 4 and World Service and is a former senior producer on the BBC’s flagship news programme, Today.
Celia Hooper
I am a freelance science writer and editor based in Somerset. My previous 2 decades were spent as a science writer for United Press International, The Journal of NIH Research, and the US National Institutes of Health.
Martin Ince
Freelance science journalist, media adviser and media trainer, work extensively with UK and international governments, organisations and companies as well as print and other media. Started World University Rankings for Times Higher Education (was deputy editor).
Sally Jackson
Epidemiologist, zoologist & writer. Mainly worked in Africa and Asia. Proponent of evidence-informed intervention & innovation; don't believe in silver-bullets. Follow me on Twitter @jacksonswriting
Christian Jarrett
Specialising in psychology, Christian is an award-winning journalist for The Psychologist magazine (Guild of Health Writers Awards 2009) & founding editor of the British Psychological Society's Research Digest blog. He is co-author of This Book Has Issues - Adventures in Popular Psychology & is currently writing the Rough Guide to Psychology. Past freelance clients incl New Scientist & BBC Focus.
Yalda Javadi
Science communicator and writer. Yalda has completed Ph.D. research in biological sciences and has an active interest in biological and clinical advancements.
Alok Jha
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Jackie Kelly
Jackie is a freelance science writer specialising in healthcare and the environment. She loves getting to grips with complex information and turning it into clear and engaging copy for all kinds of science and medical communication materials.
Zoe Kelly
I studied my degree in Biomedical Science at the University of Surrey where I also completed my PhD in ovarian cancer research. I am currently a post-doctorate at Imperial College London. I am very interested in medical/scientific writing and plan to move into this field in the near future.
Vivienne Kendall
Starting from a background in plant sciences, Vivienne's interests have roamed through diverse bio- and medicine-related basic research and technologies, and research policies to support them. In recent years she has written primarily on health and healthcare - especially diabetes.

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