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Life sciences

Our highly qualified editors have extensive experience in editing a broad range of life sciences. They have experience in areas such as peer review, journal publishing, and academic research.

A trusted name in proofreading and editing

Importantly, our experts have interdisciplinary knowledge of life sciences. As such, we have experience in reviewing manuscripts that explore novel subjects and cross disciplinary boundaries.

Our editors are well versed in popular style and referencing guidelines, including APA, ACS, and CSE. We can also accommodate special requests, such as formatting manuscripts according to a target journal’s guidelines.

If you have any questions or queries after we have returned your document, we will be happy to address these for you. We see after-care support as a central component of delivering the best possible service to our clients.

Life sciences subjects include:

Agriculture
Anatomy
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Biomechanics
Botany
Conservation biology
Ecology
Environmental biosciences
Genetics and genomics
Microbiology
Physiology
Social biosciences
Zoology
& more

How we will proofread and edit your document

Cambridge Proofreading’s experienced editors are available 24/7 to rigorously review and comprehensively improve your writing.

MS Word Tracked Changes We use Word’s ‘Track Changes’ feature so you will see all of the amendments that we’ve made. We have alternative options for PDF and LaTeX files and other formats.

Improved style and appropriate register

We will improve style, diction, and tone to ensure that your document is written in the appropriate register.

Dr Smith

Dr Smith, PhD To improve academic style, avoid using ‘there is’ or ‘there are’ to begin a phrase or sentence, when possible.

Perfect clarity and construct

Your editor will correct awkward phrasing and ambiguity to ensure that your writing is clearly expressed and easy to understand.

Dr Smith

Dr Smith, PhD I modified the order of ideas in this sentence to improve the logical flow and readability.

Grammar, punctuation and readability

We will fix errors related to grammar, punctuation and readability.

Dr Smith

Dr Smith, PhD This phrase can be either hyphenated or unhyphenated when used in this context (modifying another word or phrase that follows it), but the unhyphenated form is more common, so I will follow that style throughout this document.

General feedback and advice

The editor will provide feedback and advice on the content and composition of the writing, both within the document and in the Editor’s Summary Report.

Dr Smith

Dr Smith, PhD Counselling is a specific therapeutic model, but it is not synonymous with psychological therapy.

  • How we will proofread and edit your document

    Cambridge Proofreading’s experienced editors are available 24/7 to rigorously review and comprehensively improve your writing.

    MS Word Tracked Changes We use Word’s ‘Track Changes’ feature so you will see all of the amendments that we’ve made. We have alternative options for PDF and LaTeX files and other formats.

  • Improved style and appropriate register

    We will improve style, diction, and tone to ensure that your document is written in the appropriate register.

    Dr Smith

    Dr Smith, PhD To improve academic style, avoid using ‘there is’ or ‘there are’ to begin a phrase or sentence, when possible.

  • Perfect clarity and construct

    Your editor will correct awkward phrasing and ambiguity to ensure that your writing is clearly expressed and easy to understand.

    Dr Smith

    Dr Smith, PhD I modified the order of ideas in this sentence to improve the logical flow and readability.

  • Grammar, punctuation and readability

    We will fix errors related to grammar, punctuation and readability.

    Dr Smith

    Dr Smith, PhD This phrase can be either hyphenated or unhyphenated when used in this context (modifying another word or phrase that follows it), but the unhyphenated form is more common, so I will follow that style throughout this document.

  • General feedback and advice

    The editor will provide feedback and advice on the content and composition of the writing, both within the document and in the Editor’s Summary Report.

    Dr Smith

    Dr Smith, PhD Counselling is a specific therapeutic model, but it is not synonymous with psychological therapy.

Expert editors from your field

Over 300 editing professionals, covering the entire spectrum of academic disciplines.

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  • Dr. Large, PhD

    Dr. Large, PhD

    Life Sciences Editor

    • 7 Years
      experience
    • 150 Papers
      edited

    Academic background

    PhD Ecology (Rutgers University)
    MA Rural Development (Sussex University)
    BA Biological Sciences (Mount Holyoke College)

  • Dr. Giles, PhD

    Dr. Giles, PhD

    Biology Editor

    • 11 Years
      experience
    • 265 Papers
      edited

    Academic background

    PhD Neuroscience (Emory University)
    BA Neuroscience (John Hopkins University)