Member Profile


Contact Info

First Name: Jack

Last Name: Barton

Email: Send Email

Occupation:PhD Student


Company: University of Manchester

Category of Membership: Public

Areas of expertise:

  • Science Policy
  • Biology/Health/Medicine
  • Chemistry/Biotechnology/Pharma


I graduated from Durham University with a BSc in Psychology, and am currently in my final year of the PhD in Clinical Psychology studying sleep and mental health. My interest in scientific communication has expanded considerably since I first started my university life. I’m passionate about do a lot of science outreach events including Café Scientifique and Pint of Science. These are an important part of understanding how best to convey the most important aspects of science in a clear and succinct manner.
I currently write science articles for my student paper, The Mancunion; the upcoming student science magazine, Signal; educational sites for a-level students, MyTutor; and I am constantly pursuing new publications to write for.
In addition, I maintain a regular blog (