Ben Pilkington

Ben Pilkington

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

New Self-Healing and Durable Concrete Materials Could Reduce Maintenance Repairs

Can Fossil Fuel Free Steel Mitigate Construction’s Carbon Footprint?

What are the Positive Human Effects of Biophilic Urban Planning?

Treatments Used to Improve Quality of Building Ceramics

Superabsorbent Polymers in Construction Materials

How are Ceramics Used in Construction?

Integration of Photovoltaics in Buildings

Energy Management in Buildings with Batteries & Photovoltaics

How the Building Industry is Improving its Use of Clean Technology

Building Innovative Car Parks