Subjects and specialisms

I edit and proofread non-fiction material of all kinds, with a particular focus on original research, technical reports and evaluations. The main fields I currently work in are listed below.

Science, especially physics: I have extensive experience of editing journal articles and reports in the sciences. I work in all branches of physics and have proofread thousands of physics papers. I have particular experience in fluid mechanics.

International development: I regularly edit reports on topics related to international development, investment and global finance for a large intergovernmental organisation.

Education: I have proofread primary level national examination papers and copyedited secondary-level teaching materials. I regularly edit higher education evaluations and reports.

And more: Other fields in which I have current or previous experience include the following:

  • geopolitics
  • sociology
  • geology and geography
  • history
  • medical research 
  • nuclear medicine
  • literary studies
  • sustainable development
  • power generation

I enjoy editing research of all kinds and am always open to approaching new subjects.

The difference between the almost right word & the right word is really a large matter – ’tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning.


Mark Twain, “The Art of Authorship” (ed. G. Bainton), 1890