About

Scientia Scripta was founded by Edwin Colyer in 1998. Edwin and his network of skilled and experienced journalists, editors and writers collaborate together to provide clients with a high quality copywriting service.

When it comes to words, we know. It’s in our name. Whether it is journalistic writing, corporate communications, website content or technical scientific reports and papers, Scientia Scripta will provide you with the best writer or editor from its network for your work.

We offer a one-to-one, personal service, with a single point of contact. You get all the benefits that a freelance writer could offer (personal attention, knowledge of the project, lower costs) with a high level of service that only comes from copywriting agencies (high production volumes, wider expertise and industry knowledge, faster turnaround).

Meet Edwin

Edwin Colyer, founder of Scientia Scripta

      • First class BSc and an MSc from University of Manchester
      • Over a decade of freelance journalistic expertise, with work published in local, national and international publications (Financial Times, New Scientist, Crainâ™’s Manchester Business, European Commission)
      • Successful career as managing editor and project manager at top business information and analysis firm. Responsible for quality control, training, mentoring, editorial policy, recruitment and large editorial team.
      • Technical and scientific report writing and editing for government agencies, research councils, the European Commission and numerous EU-funded research projects
      • Public relations and dissemination materials for European scientific research projects
      • Highly experienced in producing journalistic articles on science and technology
      • Medical writer with experience producing newspapers for oncology conferences
      • Manchester based science copywriter
      • Special interests in ICT, biotechnology, environment, European research projects, business marketing and branding
      • Major projects include: website pages for The University of Manchester; success stories for ESN; website content for Forest Research; and communications materials for Opening Up.

Meet Hywel

Hywel Curtis

        • Masters in Physics from University of Exeter
        • Experienced copywriter skilled at producing material for a range of industry sectors and in a variety of formats for B2B and B2C purposes
        • Marketing copy for both agencies and clients with a focus on building product/service awareness and increasing sales
        • Articles, reports and science communication material involving the dissemination of complex material to both a technical and non-technical audience
        • Website material created incorporating all technical aspects of on-page SEO with compelling copy designed to promote and sell the associated business effectively
        • Social media management and online PR experience for the purposes of business development
        • Major projects include: research evaluation and impact advice with REVI Insights.

Meet Deborah

        • First class BSc in Biomedicine from The University of Lancasterme 2
        • Special interests include cancer, the biology of ageing and neurobiology
        • Experience in disseminating the impact of university research, for example writing website copy based upon REF impact case studies
        • Translates complex scientific research into engaging copy
        • Journalistic experience includes website, magazine and newspaper articles
        • Dynamic communicator able to engage with technical and lay audiences
        • Proof reader of primary journal articles
        • Major projects include:  energy website and alumni magaine for The University of Manchester; regional newspaper series for The White Rose; website content for Forest Research; conference communications for TMC.

For more information on the business and scientific copywriting services Scientia Scripta can provide, please email hello@scientiascripta.co.uk or call +44 161 660 1395.