I am a highly experienced technical editor and trainer, with a PhD in biochemistry and a Masters in science communication. Over the past 30 years, I have worked internationally as a scientist, university lecturer and technical editor (both in-house and freelance). My experience includes:
- editing and managing the production of publications in the life sciences, environment, agriculture and social sciences
- working with expert committees to draft reports
- contributing to systematic literature reviews
- developing and delivering numerous training courses.
I have established Cadman Editing Services as a thriving business that provides writing, editing and training services to organizations and individuals.
My qualifications include accreditation as a technical editor with the Australian Institute of Professional Editors, the World Health Organization and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS; and certification by the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS) in the United States. In relation to training, I hold a current Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
My scientific background and my skills in revising turgid prose have enabled me to deliver high-quality science writing and editing to many clients. Projects I am currently working on include:
- a set of six clinical practice guidelines on patient blood management
- academic papers on a range of topics, including biochemistry, ethics, governance, law, tourism and microbiology
- guidelines and reports for the World Health Organization
- workshops on writing, editing and ways to work more efficiently in MS Word
- volunteering with AuthorAid
- working with a client to make his research on governance accessible to a wider audience.
My aim is to help clients to produce documents that are clear, concise and appropriate for their target audience. I also offer training and coaching for groups and individuals.