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 »
Strong biosecurity plans and management help to keep Australia safe from disease. Wildlife Health Australia has developed Guidelines for management of an emergency wildlife disease response to ensure that we can respond to disease emergencies in wildlife, in the same way that we respond to disease emergencies in farm animals. The guidelines can be used for… Read more »
Our team of content experts is back, refreshed and ready to help you with your 2019 projects. We can provide content planning, writing, editing and design to help you to achieve your communication goals for the year. Get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.