Trainer / Associate Professor in Academic Practice at the Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland, UK
Dr Sam Illingworth is Associate Professor in Academic Practice at the Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland. His research is concerned with trying to engage and empower people with science, especially those without a voice. He writes science poems to try and communicate some of the beautiful and important scientific research that is being done on a daily basis, all across the world.
He has internationally-recognised expertise in interdisciplinary studies, with a background in environmental science. He is a Senior Fellow of the UK’s Higher Education Academy, with 60 publications and a h-index of 15. He is also the Chief Executive Editor of Geoscience Communication, co-director of the Manchester Game Studies Network, and founder of the poetry journal Consilience.
He is the author of A Sonnet to Science, Effective Science Communication, The Poetry of Science and other books.