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Mike Campbell | Elance
 
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Mike Campbell

British scientist, freelance writer and editor
   Austria
  |   Mannersdorf, Lower Austria
  |  5:20 am Local Time

Overview

I have a flair for writing (and research), am logical, meticulous and well organised. I have written and edited many scientific papers, reports and brochures, covering a wide variety of subjects for the IAEA; The Royal Society of Chemistry; The European Commission; science publishers; universities and Pharmaceutical companies (mainly related to asthma and allergy). I have edited books on Trace metal speciation, Allergy to foodstuffs and innumerable reports, brochures and papers. I have also provided critical evaluation and editorial...

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Nov 28, 2012|Article Writing|$1,973|Completed
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Jun 27, 2012|Translation|$20|Completed
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Jun 19, 2012|E-books and Blogs|$100|Completed
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May 16, 2012|Copywriting|$180|Completed

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Portfolio

Typical analysis piece for client (with permission)
http://www.dailyforex.com/forex-fundamental-analysis/page-1
Brief marked-up extract from a textbook that I edited on allergy to foodstuffs
Article on financial situation for Forex Fundamentals (courtesy of Daily Forex)
Copyright M. Campbell (cancelled project)

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Editing
English Grammar
Technical Writing
Technical Writing Skills Certification
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English
English Vocabulary Test (UK Version)
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Creative Writing
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel

Service Description

Almost everybody can set words down on a page, but that doesn't make them a writer. A writer is somebody who can take your project on and produce a tight, compelling and informative product that leaves the reader satisfied. I am a writer.

I always engage with my client's projects, thinking about them, understanding them and doing the research needed to ensure that I can deliver excellent copy that leaves both client and end-user delighted. For any decent writer, the act of transposing words onto media is the easy part; the time consuming bit is the work done "under the hood" to understand a client's needs and correlate the useful, valuable information (within its proper context) that the reader needs. It is a rare skill to be a writer.

I've worked outside the UK since 1989, in Belgium, France, Austria and Monaco. Consequently, as a native English speaker working amongst European and other international colleagues, I have twenty years of experience in proof-reading, editing and enhancing a broad spectrum of writing - in addition to my own projects.

As a scientist, I am used to dealing with complex information and presenting it in a straightforward and accessible manner. I have published 20 peer reviewed, primary science research papers; generated many reports and produced numerous brochures. I have presented my work at scientific conferences around the world and have designed and run training courses in several countries. I believe I know how to get information across...

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Education

University of Ghent, Belgium
Doctor of Philosphy (Analytical Chemistry)
1989 - 1992
University of Southampton, UK
Master of Philosophy (Analytical Chemistry)
1985 - 1989
Kingston Polytechnic
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
1980 - 1984

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Thinking
Writing
Editing
Technical Writing
Medical Writing
Academic Writing
Finance And Forex
Business Writing
Environmental
Reports and White Papers
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