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Easter bunny greetings from English Proofread

This interesting and quite sweet article on the evolution of the rabbit as symbol of Easter gives us an excuse, if needed, to wish all our customers and friends a very happy Easter from all the team at English Proofread.

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Call for papers on creativity and AI

📢 Call for Papers Alert! 📝 Futureworks, Manchester, UK are seeking thought-provoking abstracts for 20-minute presentations covering topics like AI creativity, transhumanism, consciousness, copyright, ethics, and more! Submit your 250-word abstract, 50-word bio, and 5 keywords to [email protected] by February … Continue reading

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ResearchGate and Elsevier resolve copyright dispute

ACS and Elsevier, members of the Coalition for Responsible Sharing, have agreed to a legal settlement with ResearchGate that ensures copyright-compliant sharing of research articles published with ACS or Elsevier on the ResearchGate site.

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Subscribe to our new YouTube channel

Subscribe to our new YouTube channel for interesting linguistic content to tickle your grey cells. Don’t forget to go to our document submission page here to get a quote.

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Online Etymology Dictionary research resource

Take a look at the fabulous Online Etymology Dictionary website exploring histories of words.

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Types of academic research contracts

Please click here for a useful guide (with examples) from the University of Cambridge on the types of academic research contracts they generally negotiate and draft that are tailored for specific projects.

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Fraudulent Certificates of Proofreading – note to authors and journal editors

URGENT NOTE TO ALL JOURNAL EDITORS AND ACADEMIC AUTHORS: most unfortunately, we have been alerted to the fact that a number of academics based in Kazakhstan have been fraudulently copying and attempting to reproduce our PDF Certificates of Proofreading, then … Continue reading

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Words you did not know came from… the Vikings

Words you did not know came from… the Vikings. .

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The ‘cut-glass’ accent dies with the Queen

RIP Queen Elizabeth II. If you have ever wondered what most middle class or upper class English (not British) grandparents sounded like, listen to this BBC broadcast here made when Princess Elizabeth was 14 years old in 1940. We call … Continue reading

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Getting involved with people-powered research

The Zooniverse is the world’s largest and most popular platform for people-powered research. This research is made possible by volunteers — more than a million people around the world who come together to assist professional researchers. Click here for some … Continue reading

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