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Dr Karen Atkinson | Elance
 
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Dr Karen Atkinson

Professional precision at reasonable rates
   United Kingdom
  |   Settle, North Yorkshire
  |  12:02 pm Local Time

Overview

Precision is my passion. I love bridging the gap between ideas and words, and take pride in creating clear and engaging writing. I offer research, writing, rewriting, editing and proofreading services. My work is always delivered quickly and efficiently, and I emphasize courteous and timely communication with all my customers.

Completing a PhD in a highly complex area of charity law has ensured that my writing style is finely honed. Together with my various academic roles, my PhD and MSc have also provided me with systematic and thorough...

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Jan 31, 2013|Academic Writing|$215|Completed
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Skills (4)

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English Proofreading
UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style)
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Academic Writing
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English
UK English Basic Skills Test
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Service Description

My work benefits from years of academic rigour, a diversity of freelance experience and a huge range of personal interests. My expertise and enthusiasm is adaptable to a broad range of subjects and writing styles. I guarantee satisfaction to all my customers.

RESEARCHING AND WRITING EXPERIENCE
My academic publications include: book chapters; journal articles; a PhD thesis; a Masters' dissertation; a contribution to an essay collection; conference papers (including a national prize-winning paper); funding bid drafts; and web articles.
My non-academic publications include: magazine / trade journal articles; news bulletins; press releases and guidance for charities.

A fully referenced list of my publications is available on request.

RECENT EDITING AND PROOFREADING EXPERIENCE
My recent work has included editing and proofreading non-academic books, and reports, as well as articles, dissertations and theses from a wide range of academic disciplines.



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Employment

University of Liverpool
Part-time researcher (grant writing)
2010 - Present
I decided to leave my post as a full-time lecturer and director of a research unit at the University of Liverpool in 2009 in order to concentrate on my freelance career. I have retained part-time...
Self-Employed Writer and Editor
Freelance researcher, writer, editor, proofreader
2009 - Present
University of Liverpool
Lecturer in Law
2007 - 2009
Following the completion of my doctoral thesis, I spent an enjoyable two years lecturing in law, directing a research unit, and publishing academic articles based on the original research in my...
University of Chester
Study Skills Advisor
2004 - 2006
This part-time role was held whilst completing my full-time doctorate at the University of Liverpool. It provided me with a wealth of experience in proofreading and assessing structure and content...

Education

University of Liverpool
Doctor of Philosophy (Law)
2004 - 2007
University of Liverpool
Master of Science (Social and Community Research)
2002 - 2004
Sheffield Hallam University
LLB (Hons) Law
1996 - 1999

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writing
rewriting
editing
proofreading
academic writing
grant writing
publishing
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