How and why to write about science

Dr Frank Burnet is Emeritus Professor of Science Communication and has kindly made available for free download his two ebooks on the subject.

Burnet began his career as a biochemistry lecturer, moving to the University of the West of England in Bristol in 1996, He was appointed the first Professor of Science Communication in the UK in 2002. He was awarded the MBE for Science on the Buses in 2000 and became the founding co-director with Kathy Sykes of the Cheltenham Science Festival, also in 2002. In 2004, he led the team that launched the Bristol based Masters in Science Communication. He set up his own Consultancy in 2009

The two handbooks, now available for download from, are a component of masterclasses he delivers around the world to scientists and science communicators. He is making them widely available to help strengthen the bridges between science and society. Feel free to download them (as PDF files) at no cost and to take inspiration from Burnet’s many years of experience in science and science communication:

Why and how to communicate your research

Taking science to the people

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