Imperial College London

Mr Neil Taylor

Central FacultyAcademic Services

Teacher of English for Academic Purposes (EAP)







319Sherfield BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Neil is a Teacher of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at the Centre for Academic English (CfAE). He developed, designed and now coordinates the CfAE's Communicating Science Successfully boxset, a College-wide series of workshops designed to improve all aspects of academic literacy. He also teaches on the CfAE's doctorate programme and helped design the popular Advanced Academic Writing course.

As well as working with students, Neil works with colleagues across the College to help them maximise a text's impact and improve reader engagement. He strongly believes that, given the right input, good writing is something that everyone is capable of.

Neil is also a published historian and bestselling novelist. His first novel, published by Simon & Schuster, was selected for both the Richard & Judy Book Club and BBC Radio 2 Book Club. His second novel came out in hardback in July 2022 and is called All About Evie

Neil is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has been nominated for the Student Academic Choice Award. He is a member of The Society of Authors


Prior to working for the CfAE, he taught at the University of Nottingham, the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, and LUMSA University, Rome.

In addition to working at Imperial, Neil has taught at the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Royal College of Art. He is a guest lecturer at the University of the Arts (London) and The Faber Academy.