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  • 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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  • Lauren Green

    Lauren Green

    Writer

    Lauren is the current MRC LMS Science Communications Intern and is a student at the University of Southampton reading Biology. Her favourite topics to learn include genetics, cancer and physiology.

  • André Brown

    André Brown

    Writer

    André is a group leader at the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre in London. He studied physics (BSc, Memorial University in Newfoundland; PhD, UPenn in Philadelphia) and came to the UK to start studying worms in 2009.

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  • Ellie McLaughlin

    Ellie McLaughlin

    Writer

    Ellie, a Biochemistry student at the University of Manchester, was a science communications intern at the MRC London Institute of Medical Science. She is interested in science communication, media and engagement.

  • Edwin Colyer

    Edwin Colyer

    Writer

    Founder of science copywriting agency Scientia Scripta, Edwin has more than a decade’s experience researching and writing on science and technology for national newspapers, magazines, and governmental organisations.

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  • Daniel Cossins

    Daniel Cossins

    Writer

    As a freelance science writer, Dan's work has been published in award-winning magazines including BBC Focus, Wired UK, Cosmos, BBC Knowledge, BBC History and Men's Health.

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  • Gaëlle Coullon

    Gaëlle Coullon

    Writer

    Gaëlle is a consultant and trainer in research communication and commercialisation. As an ex-neuroscientist, she is always looking for new ways to combine her love of writing with everything brain related.

  • Caroline Cross

    Caroline Cross

    Writer

    Fascinated by the complexities of the human body, Caroline enjoys writing about biomedical research. She spent much of her research career peering down a microscope at cells and parasites, and is constantly amazed at their beauty.

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