Technical Writing and Text editing Services at ANPERC

 

ANPERC provides English language text editing services for technical and scientific research documents such as abstracts, manuscripts, reports, proposals, theses, and dissertations. ANPERC Technical writing Assistants proofread to improve the grammar -tenses, subject-verb agreement, punctuation, spelling, diction, sentence structure- precision and concision. Technical Writing Assistants make no attempt to edit the content or structure of the documents.


Text formats:

Word or PDF electronic versions


Contact details:

Please write to juliet.aber@kaust.edu.sa for text editing requests from

  • EGG: Energy Geosystems Research Group
  • CaResS Geology: Carbonate Reservoirs Studies Group
  • ARMS: Advanced Reservoir Modeling and Simulation Research Group
  • APG: Arabian Plate Geology Group
  • RockGem: Rock Geomechanics Research Group
  • MERGE: Mechatronics and Energy Systems Research Group
  • DSFT: Digital Subsurface Flow & Transport
  • SEASTAR: Climate, Sea-level and Stratigraphic Architecture

For text editing requests from EGEL: Energy GeoEngineering Research Group, please write to gabrielle.abelskamp@kaust.edu.sa

Note: Please remember to always check with your PI and respective journal for the preferred format, writing style, and specific guidelines.


Technical and Scientific writing Resources:

Writing a scientific paper

  1. A Scientific Approach to Writing for Engineers and Scientists
  2. A selection of articles on writing skills
  3. Borja_2015_11 steps to structuring a science paper
  4. Borja_2015_Six things to do before writing your manuscript
  5. Borja_2015_Writing the first draft of your science paper
  6. How to Write a Superb Literature Review
  7. Nature_2018_How To Produce a First-Class Paper
  8. Scientific Writing Handbook 
  9. Simple rules for concise scientific writing
  10. Whitesides-2004_Writing a Paper
  11. Efficient manuscript writing in six steps by Stefan T. Arold
  12. Writing a journal article cheat sheet
  13. Written English: A Guide for Electrical and Electronic Students and Engineers
  14. skillslab.kaust.edu.sa resources page

Editing Checklist

  1. Grammar Girl’s Editing Checklist
  2. How to Edit Your Own Writing

Communicating Science

  1. A Presentation Is Not A Journal Article
  2. Communicating-science-WEP 2018-final
  3. EGEL Spring 2021 – Papers
  4. EGEL Spring 2021 – Papers-Example
  5. Tips for making effective presentations
  6. Zeller&_Rogerts_2020_Visualizing Science-Importance of Color

Responding to peer reviewers’ comments

  1. A template for responding to peer reviewer comments
  2. How to respond to reviewers' comments - a practical guide
  3. Sample _reviewer comments and response _example 1
  4. Sample _reviewer comments and response _example 2
  5. Sample _reviewer comments and response _example 3

Technical Writing

  1. The elements of style
  2. User Guides, Manuals and Technical Writing
  3. Technical Writing: A Practical Guide for Engineers, Scientists, and Nontechnical Professionals