Experience

Proofreading and Editorial Experience

I have completed the Chapterhouse course in Proofreading and Editorial Skills. Over a number of years I have worked on manuscripts in a variety of categories; some examples are listed below:

  • Academic articles, dissertations and theses (selected examples)
    2015
    Essays on person centred counselling, University of East Anglia
    2014
    PhD thesis on corporate social performance (foreign language client), University of Southampton
    PhD thesis on sound encoding in cochlear implants (foreign language client), University of Southampton
    PhD thesis on knowledge logistics (foreign language client), University of Nordland
    MSc thesis on mergers and acquisitions in oil markets (foreign language client), Kingston University
    2013
    Master’s thesis on hydropower in Georgia (foreign language client), University of Oslo
    Articles and essays on applied linguistics (foreign language client), University of Oxford
    PhD thesis on reflective practice in nursing, University of Southampton
    Undergraduate thesis in English literature, University of York
    2012
    MSc and DClin dissertations in midwifery, University of Southampton
    PhD thesis on Chinese Ming dynasty calligraphic art (foreign language client), University of Oxford
    PhD research papers on ESL teaching (foreign language client), University of Oxford
    PhD thesis on the history of education in Canada, University of Oxford
    2011
    Article on corporate law in China (foreign language client), University of Salford
    Article on business models in the NHS (foreign language client), Kingston University
    PhD thesis on post-WWII contract labour schemes, University of Edinburgh
    PhD thesis on hearing impairment (foreign language client), University of Southampton
    2010

    MRes dissertation on the treatment of interstitial cystitis (foreign language client), University of Southampton
    MSc dissertation on lower back pain (foreign language client), University of Southampton
    PhD thesis on counselling psychology (foreign language client), University of East London
    Thesis on work-related stress in the NHS (foreign language client)
    2009
    DPhil thesis in counselling psychology, Roehampton University
    PhD thesis in corporate law (foreign language client), Manchester University
    PhD thesis in healthcare studies, Southampton University
    PhD thesis in management studies (foreign language client), Coventry University
  • Business
    2009-present
    Accounting year-end reports and related documents for German companies (English translations contracted by FRE-Language Services)
  • Thrillers
    Creatures of Dust by Scott Hunter (Myrtle Villa Publishing, 2013)
    The Vanishers by James Ullrich (Latitude Publishing, 2012)
    Dangerous Latitudes by James Ullrich (Latitude Publishing, 2012)
    Black December by Scott Hunter (Myrtle Villa Publishing, 2011)
    The Trespass by Scott Hunter (Myrtle Villa Publishing, 2009)
  • Romantic fiction
    Beyond the Clouds
    by Judy Bryan (Judy Bryan, 2012)
    Playground Politics
    by Judy Bryan (Judy Bryan, 2012)
    Seducing the Myth
    edited by Lucy Felthouse (Createspace, 2011)
    Uniform Behaviour
      edited by Lucy Felthouse (Andrews UK, 2010)
    Francesca
    by Hugh Tetlow (Strategic Publishing, 2009)
    Ellie
    by Hugh Tetlow (unpublished manuscript; working title)
    Rags to Riches: Jonathan’s Way by Hugh Tetlow (unpublished manuscript; working title)
  • Children’s literature
    Tales from Beyond the Waterfall: The Journey Begins by Jennifer Hickman (unpublished manuscript)
  • Historical studies
    Lighthouses of Wales by Tony Denton and Nicholas Leach (Landmark, 2008)
    Skegness Lifeboats: An Illustrated History by Nicholas Leach (Landmark, 2008)
    Roads and Trackways of North Wales by Timothy Prevett (Landmark, 2008)
    Guide Stoops of Derbyshire by Howard Smith (revision of manuscript, originally published 1996)
  • Travel guides
    Short Breaks in England by Cathryn Walton (Landmark, 2008 )

English as a Second Language:

English translations of site summaries for a French-language archaeological website, Histoire Pour Tous (April 2008).

During my PhD studies I proofread several PhD theses and dissertations for foreign language students (University of Nottingham School of Psychology, 1992–1995), as well as academic papers and articles for colleagues.

Last updated: February 2015

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