Leah Eades

Hi there!

I'm Leah Eades, a freelance science writer and editor with five years' editorial experience.

Find out more about how I can help with your research communication needs below...

Services & Pricing

I provide a range of editorial and science communication services, including:

  • Writing - for academic, public and policy-oriented audiences

  • Editing - research reports, applications, articles, blog posts and more
  • Proofreading - for students and researchers

  • SEO - for personal and professional websites

  • Digital services - blogging, web content and social media management

My standard rate is £25 per hour. I can also provide project rates and have a network of experienced designers, web developers and translators who I can bring into a project if required. Contact me using the form below to discuss your specific editorial needs.

If you are a student, I am happy to offer a 20% discount. 


I am a UK-based writer with more than 5 years' editorial experience.

In addition to my freelance work, I am currently undertaking a part-time PhD in the Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh.


Writer & Editor
Jan 2015 to present

Digital Content Manager
Fat Media
Nov 2015 to Aug 2016

Editorial Assistant
Research Media
Jun 2013 to Jan 2015


PhD Social Anthropology (in progress)
University of Edinburgh

MSc Medical Anthropology (distinction)
University College London

BA English (2.1)
University of Bristol

Ongoing Projects

Project Support Assistant
Re:think journal
Dec 2018 to present

Science Writer
UWE Science Communication Unit
Dec 2017 to present

Science Impact  
Oct 2017 to present




I worked with Leah on social media where she made a big contribution to create brand awareness, with her copywriting and ability to be creative really standing out.
— Alice Jones, Former Marketing Manager, Research Media
Leah is a fast working writer of intelligent and engaging copy. She has the ability to adapt to write creatively and with business objectives in mind with equal skill and can imbue stories with humour and warmth very effectively.
— Ben McCluskey, Former Editor, Research Media


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