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  • Lindsey Goff

    Lindsey Goff

    Editor-in-Chief

    Formerly immunologist for Cancer Research UK, Lindsey has since moved into the field of scientific publishing. She looks after all BPoD editorial matters.

  • Sophie Arthur

    Sophie Arthur

    former Science Communications Officer MRC LMS

    Formerly a stem cell biologist, Sophie has since moved into science communication working at the MRC LMS. She also writes an award winning science and education blog Soph talks science.

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  • John Ankers

    John Ankers

    Writer

    A former researcher in systems biology, John is now an online biology tutor and professional coach supporting the wellbeing of scientists and NHS professionals. He's writing, too, of course.

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  • Kat Arney

    Kat Arney

    Writer

    Dr Kat Arney is an award-winning science writer, broadcaster and public speaker, and is the founder and Creative Director of First Create The Media.

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  • Georgina Askeland

    Georgina Askeland

    Writer

    A recent graduate from UCL, Georgina is a keen molecular biologist with a passion for creating accessible science. She has a fascination with cell biology– from DNA to viral infection.

  • Matt Atherton

    Matt Atherton

    Writer

    Matt is an environmental scientist turned science journalist, after completing degrees at the University of Plymouth and City University London respectively. Matt specialises in communicating health issues to the public.

  • Charlotte Rose Davison

    Charlotte Rose Davison

    Former MRC LMS Visiting Writer

    A recent University of Nottingham graduate, Charlotte is now a PhD candidate funded by the BBSRC. She has an unhealthy fascination with parasites and genetic abnormalities, which she loves to communicate to anyone who will listen.

  • Hayley Birch

    Hayley Birch

    Writer

    Freelance science writer and editor with a sideline in quirky science communication projects. Music fan, @geekpop conspirator, terrible saucier.

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  • Emmanuelle Briolat

    Emmanuelle Briolat

    Writer

    A researcher specialising in visual signals in Lepidoptera, camouflage and the effects of light pollution, Emmanuelle’s writing covers a range of topics, from biomedical research to children’s books about moth defences.

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