Ben Yudkin studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University from 1987–90 and did a doctorate in genetics at Oxford University from 1990–95. He has over 20 years of experience as a tutor, lecturer, educational advisor, author and editor.

Ben is the author of the handbook Critical Reading: Making sense of research papers in life sciences and medicine. He is also author, co-author or editor of numerous books on science and mathematics, mostly for the educational market. His most recent publication in higher education, with John Fazey, is "Do good learners still need help with learning? or Do you have to be bad to get better?"

Ben Yudkin's books are available through The Book Depository, AbeBooks, Barnes & Noble, Blackwell's, Waterstone's, Amazon and other outlets. Ben Yudkin's Amazon author pages are at and

Ben is publications consultant for the human rights NGO Rights and Accountability in Development, for whom he designed the 2013 book Asset Laundering and AIM: Congo, corporate misconduct and the market value of human rights. Until 2011 he was Co-ordinator at Oxford University's Centre for the Study of Governance and Transparency.

For more examples of Ben's work, see and .

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