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Academic Proofreader Vacancy

We are looking for a professional, experienced freelance academic proofreader to join our team starting Monday 9th March. Academic Proofreading Services Ltd. provides proofreading services to academic researchers and businesses across the globe and we are looking for candidates who … Continue reading

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Warning to all authors: predatory publishers

Sadly, we are coming across authors who are being ripped off by fraudulent predatory publishers claiming to be publishers of legitimate academic journals and asking for large sums of money before authors submit their papers. They then often demand the … Continue reading

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Free science terminology resource

Some nicely designed worksheets to help you practise English scientific terminology if this is not your area of expertise!

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Slang English terms for ‘raining’

We British cannot go a day without complaining about the weather, so here is a downloadable vlog to help you navigate some terms you won’t find in your dictionary… Raining slang vlog    

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Signage failure courtesy of Disneyland Paris

Tut-tut Disneyland Paris, charge £20.00 for a Mickey Mouse hat but can’t afford the services of a professional proofreader?

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Ig Noble winners announced

We reviewed the research of the Ig Noble prize winners 2018 and in a randomized, controlled trial in the office, we can verify that the effect of shouting and cursing while driving is embarrassment when you realize the car window … Continue reading

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Poverty and the ‘word gap’

This report from Oxford University Press addresses the question of poverty and the ‘word gap’. If you are interested in childhood language acquisition, have a read.

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New UK universities regulator formed

If you are thinking of studying or taking up a research post at a UK university, you have a right to value for money and good working practices and these will hopefully be upheld by the newly-formed Office for Students … Continue reading

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Free online English-language course

Please see the following link for a free online English-language course from the British Council.

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Here’s to 2018!

Merry Christmas and a happy New Year to all our friends, followers and customers!

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