We are pleased to announce that Dr Richard Standford, our Managing Director, has been invited to be an Adjunct Fellow of Macquarie University in recognition of his role in the development of a unique commercial and research partnership between the university and Biotext. Biotext’s partnership with the university encompasses the publication of the Australian manual… Read more »
Don’t forget the Biotext open course on Successful science writing and editing will be held on 29 May at our offices in Canberra. Sign up now to learn how to communicate complex information clearly and effectively.
We are proud to congratulate Dr Julie Irish, our Principal Health Writer and editor, on receiving a Special Commendation for Advocacy and Leadership in Professional Editing at the 2019 conference of the Institute of Professional Editors. Julie spoke on ‘Accessibility: creating content for everyone’. ‘Accessibility is about creating web content that’s usable by a diverse… Read more »
The new Carer Gateway website makes it easier for carers to find the help they need. In Australia, about 1 in every 8 people are carers. Carers look after someone close to them who needs help with their day-to-day living, for example because of disability, mental illness or age. Being a carer can take strength… Read more »
Biotext’s first open course on Successful science writing and editing for 2019 will be held on 29 May at our offices in Canberra. By the end of this small-group interactive course, participants should be able to: write text that is easy to read and understand communicate complex scientific information clearly, accurately and effectively use editing… Read more »
Immunisation is one of the most significant public health interventions of the past 200 years, and the National Immunisation Program (NIP) is one of Australia’s great health success stories. The new National Immunisation Strategy 2019–2024 has 8 priority areas to strengthen the NIP and improve the health of all Australians. Biotext copyedited, designed and proofread… Read more »
Biotext is now organising its popular open training days for 2019 and would love to know if you are interested. Open courses are offered in our Canberra office, or we can arrange onsite training for you and your colleagues. We offer courses in: science writing and editing – how to make complex information easy to… Read more »
Kirsten Duncan, one of our design team, features on the ANU website this week. Kirsten is expanding her skills with a Masters of Climate Change and hopes to use the skills and knowledge gained through her degree to ‘encourage the community to have more and deeper conversations about climate change’.
From IMAX movies bringing the mysteries of the universe to the cinema screen, to groundbreaking discoveries about how and why the brain deteriorates with age, Swinburne University of Technology is firmly committed to collaboration, innovation and discovery. Through compelling case studies, the Change makers booklet tells this story. Biotext provided writing, editing and graphic design… Read more »
This week, Biotext will be helping to inspire the next generation of science students. Each year, the National Youth Science Forum brings together Year 11 students with a passion for science in a 12-day residential program. The program is designed to give students a broader understanding of the diverse study and career options available in science,technology,… Read more »