Joseph Milton

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Joseph ('Joe') Milton is a former employee of the Science Media Centre in London, UK and is now Senior Media Officer at the Australian Science Media Centre.

Joseph Milton's LinkedIn profile.



Milton completed a PhD in evolutionary and environmental biology in 2009. In 2010 he gained a qualification in Science Journalism from City University London.[1]



Milton has written for the Financial Times, Nature and New Scientist, 'among others'.[2]

The Society of Biology

From June 2011 to December 2011, Milton was Assistant Editor at the Society of Biology.[3]

Scientific American

Milton worked as a blogger for Scientific American from July 2011 to January 2012.[3]

Nature Journalism Group

From September 2010 to August 2012, Milton freelanced with the Nature Publishing Group.[3]

Research Fortnight

Milton worked as a freelance reporter on funding and policy for Research Fortnight from February 2011 to August 2012.[3]

Science Media Centre

In December 2011 Milton joined the Science Media Centre in London as Senior Press Officer for Mental Health, replacing Claire Bithell (who was on maternity leave).[1]

Milton spoke at the 'PIME 2012' conference of the European Nuclear Society in Warsaw, Poland on 'Facts and emotion: How did the British media cover Fukushima? What impact has it had on public acceptance?'[4]

Australian Science Media Centre

In August 2012 Milton joined the Australian Science Media Centre in Adelaide as Senior Media Officer.[2]


Twitter: @jjmilton



  1. 1.0 1.1 Science Media Centre (2012), Data from Internet Archive holdings of the Science Media Centre website, 2012, accessed 18 September 2013
  2. 2.0 2.1 Australian Science Media Centre (2013), Staff, accessed 18 September 2013
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 LinkedIn profile, accessed 18 September 2013
  4. PIME 2012, Programme, accessed 18 September 2013