Our Top 12 Scientific Editing Service Professionals

Browse Scientific Editors Whose Qualifications Are Second to None

Whether your subject is medicine, biology, physics, chemistry, or another subject we have a scientific editor who will be the perfect match. Our scientific editors will ensure that you communicate the complexity of your research accurately and efficiently while addressing the requirements of your style guide.

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1. Ponder1

1,923 Client Reviews
66,582 Pages Edited

M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Clemson University

Starting at $14.00 USD per page


2. DoctorWord

2,345 Client Reviews
51,073 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at Intergroup Japan

Starting at $9.88 USD per page


3. EMThompson

428 Client Reviews
22,088 Pages Edited

M.A. in Asian Studies from UC Berkeley

Starting at $5.95 USD per page


4. GlassPhoenix

606 Client Reviews
19,179 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology from Duke University

Starting at $10.95 USD per page


5. EditingWithExperience

277 Client Reviews
13,865 Pages Edited

Editor at Elsevier Inc.

Starting at $5.95 USD per page


6. YourProfessor

4,478 Client Reviews
240,934 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in History from the University of Virginia

Starting at $8.95 USD per page


7. AcadConsult

1,322 Client Reviews
80,770 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Rhode Island

Starting at $9.99 USD per page


8. maxedwards

979 Client Reviews
63,814 Pages Edited

B.S. in Print Journalism from Emerson College

Starting at $6.00 USD per page


9. bszpak

180 Client Reviews
12,950 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in History from the University of Cambridge

Starting at $4.95 USD per page


10. PatchEditing

155 Client Reviews
5,767 Pages Edited

Editor at Georgetown University Press

Starting at $13.95 USD per page


11. EditingExcellence

185 Client Reviews
4,556 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Music History from the University of Chicago

Starting at $4.95 USD per page


12. BioEditorPhD

118 Client Reviews
3,917 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Cellular and Molecular Pathology from the University of California

Starting at $6.95 USD per page

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What We Bring to the Table

ServiceScape is built on 23 years worth of experience, working on over 338,000 projects with over 98,000 clients. Join the thousands of people who have chosen ServiceScape to find the best and brightest talent.

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Our scientific editors will elevate your writing and research

When it comes to scientific writing, it is vital to communicate your findings to your audience as effectively as possible. Scientific research and writing are complex tasks, requiring technical know-how and a thorough understanding of the research topic. We are here to help ensure that your manuscript, research paper, review article, or grant proposal meets the standards set by your educational institution or target journal.

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ServiceScape is home to a team of skilled scientific editors who can help make your writing flawless. Our editors have language expertise and a deep comprehension of the various scientific fields, making them the ideal partners to help you achieve your goals. By selecting a ServiceScape editor, you are ensuring the clarity and precision of your writing and enhancing your chances of publication acceptance and funding approval. Let us optimize and enhance your scientific writing with our unmatched editing services.

Finding and communicating with a scientific editor has never been easier

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With ServiceScape, you can browse the profiles of qualified scientific editors who have been rated and reviewed by clients just like you. Some editors have been rated hundreds or even thousands of times, making it straightforward to find the right professional for your project.

In addition, many of our scientific editors have portfolios that feature edited versions of past projects. You can even submit a sample request and have a portion of your writing edited free of charge. With a clear understanding of what our editors have done and what they can do for you, you can rest assured that your chosen scientific editor will be the right person for the job.

Do you want to interview each prospective scientific editor before choosing who to hire? Would you like to brainstorm with the editor you are working with and have an ongoing dialogue? With ServiceScape, you can communicate with any editor at any time by either sending a message or setting up a teleconference call. With free and open collaboration with an expert in your field who understands the nuances and complexities of your research, you will receive timely feedback and guidance throughout the entire editing process.

Working with our editors will ensure your scientific writing is of the highest quality, positioning you for success in academia and beyond.

What our scientific editors will do for you

At ServiceScape, we understand that different scientific subjects require different kinds of editing for maximum effectiveness. All our editors have extensive experience working with scientific documents and can tailor their efforts to meet your writing needs. Whether you are submitting a manuscript for publication or preparing a grant proposal, our experienced scientific editors will provide the highest-quality input to help you communicate your ideas and support your research objectives.

Our primary goal is to assist you in delivering scientific writing that is on point, precise, and flawless. Specifically, our editors will:

  • Correct errors in spelling, grammar, syntax, tense, and sentence structure
  • Ensure that your format and citations adhere to any required style guide, including APA, MLA, AMA, and CMS
  • Improve readability, clarity, and flow
  • Ensure tonal consistency
  • Enhance your word choice and vocabulary
  • Check for consistency in regional English spelling conventions, including American, British, Canadian, and Australian
  • Remove redundant content to focus your writing, if necessary
  • Review your reasoning, ensure that your ideas are fully developed, and ask questions to clarify your assertions if needed

In every way possible, we'll strive to make your scientific writing the very best it can be.

Do you need style guide assistance? No problem

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Understanding format and citation requirements demands not only an encyclopedic knowledge of your publication manual but also extensive real-world practice and experience. We know your work is too important to be held up by the time-consuming task of checking the format of your title page, abstract, headings, in-text citations, quotations, reference list, tables, figures, and appendices.

In addition to our standard scientific editing services, we will also ensure that your writing adheres to any specific style guide that is required. Our experienced editors are well-versed in various academic writing styles, including APA, MLA, AMA, and CMS. They will meticulously apply these guidelines to your work, ensuring that every citation and reference is appropriately formatted and that your overall writing is consistent with the style demands of your field or institution.

We guarantee that the following will be checked and corrected, where applicable:

  • Elements
    • Title page
    • Titles
    • Table of contents
    • Abstract
    • Keywords
    • Introduction
    • Body
    • Conclusion
    • Reference list
    • Works cited
    • Parenthetical citations
    • Footnotes
    • Endnotes
    • Appendices
    • Supplemental materials
  • Format
    • Headers
    • Running head
    • Page numbers
    • Page order
    • Page length
    • Typeface
    • Font type
    • Font size
    • Special characters
    • Alignment
    • Margins
    • Line spacing
    • Paragraph indentation
    • Paragraph spacing
    • Spacing after punctuation
    • General paper formatting
    • Running head and page numbers
    • Citation
    • Accessibility
  • Organization
    • Headings
    • Subheadings
    • Sections
  • Grammar and mechanics
    • Verbs
    • Verb tense
    • Pronouns
    • Punctuation
    • Spelling
    • Hyphens
    • Uniformity of spelling and references
    • Capitalization
    • Italics
    • Abbreviations
    • Acronyms
    • Numbers
    • Statistics
    • Mathematics
    • Lists
    • Quotations
    • Paraphrases
    • Tense
    • Adjective choice and limitation
    • Concise writing
    • Showing vs. telling
    • Believability
    • Worldbuilding
    • Dialogue
    • Sentence construction
    • Word choice
    • Pacing
    • Voice and mood
    • Subject-verb agreement
    • First, second, third person
    • Anthropomorphism
    • Logical comparisons
    • Singular "they"
  • Reporting standards
    • Abstract standards
    • Introduction standards
    • Conclusion standards
    • Standards for quantitative research
    • Standards for qualitative research
    • Standards for mixed methods research
  • Tables
    • Components
    • Numbers
    • Alignment
    • Labels
    • Titles and captions
    • Headings
    • Source and bibliographic information
    • Body
    • Notes
    • Abbreviations
    • Confidence intervals
    • Borders and shading
    • Long or wide tables
    • Relation between tables
    • Use of color
  • Figures
    • Components
    • Numbers
    • Labels
    • Titles and captions
    • Images
    • Legends
    • Relation between figures
    • Photographs
    • Electrophysiological data
    • Radiological data
    • Genetic data
    • Other biological data
    • Illustrations
    • Citations
    • Notes
    • Use of color
  • In-text citations
    • Citation level
    • Parenthetical
    • Narrative
    • Block quotations
    • Annotations
    • Paraphrases
    • Source medium
    • Multiple works
    • Specific parts of a source
    • Unknown or anonymous author
    • Multiple authors
    • Primary sources
    • Secondary sources
    • Works with the same author and date
    • Authors with the same surname
    • Multivolume works
    • Indirect sources
    • Non-print sources from internet
    • Miscellaneous non-print sources
    • Transcripts, plays, screenplays, music scores
    • Websites, periodicals, common software, and apps
    • Multiple citations
    • When no citation is needed
  • Reference list
    • Author
    • Date
    • Title of source
    • Title of container
    • Other contributors
    • Version
    • Number
    • Publisher
    • Publication date
    • Publisher location
    • Source location
    • Format and order
  • Bias and label-free language
    • Age
    • Ability
    • Gender
    • Pronouns
    • Historical context
    • Intersectionality
    • Precision in research terms
    • Racial and ethnic identity
    • Sexual orientation
    • Socioeconomic status
  • Other
    • Clarity
    • Coherence
    • Conciseness
    • Continuity
    • Literary devices
    • Logical flow
    • Sentence structure
    • Redundancy
    • Repetition
    • Qualifying language
    • Modifiers
    • Active and passive voice
    • Wordy sentences
    • Filler words
    • Consistent tense and tone
    • Adverbs
    • Clichés
    • Parallelism
    • Jargon
    • Hedging
    • Use of slang
    • Tautologies
    • Target audience
    • Topic sentences
    • Transitions
    • Attributions
    • Readability
    • Plain language
    • Purpose and significance
    • Signal phrases

ServiceScape scientific editors use their extensive knowledge and skills to ensure that your style guide adherence is consistent and correct.

Experience the difference with our scientific editors

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Our editors will scrutinize your writing, ensuring that your work is error-free and flows smoothly. They will work diligently to enhance the structure and organization of your work to ensure that it is engaging and accessible to your intended audience.

Furthermore, our editing process will prioritize preserving your unique voice and ideas. While we may offer suggestions to improve your writing, we will never alter or overwrite your thoughts, opinions, or perspectives. Instead, we will strive to highlight and amplify your message, helping you to communicate your ideas to your audience in the most compelling way possible. Our ultimate goal is to empower you to deliver scientific writing that is not only polished and precise, but also embodies your intellectual rigor and scholarly excellence. Start browsing today to find the right scientific editor for your project.

Frequently asked questions

How do I hire an editor?

You can hire an editor in just four steps:

  1. Browse our directory to find the editor you want to hire.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Hire Me" button.
  4. Upload your writing and enter your project details.

You will have the option to either select a predefined service or create a custom project. If you select a predefined service, you can pay for your project immediately by using a credit card, U.S. bank transfer, or PayPal®. After your payment method has been approved, the editor will start working on the project as soon as possible and will deliver it by the due date you selected. If you select a custom project, the editor will provide you with a service proposal that will have a unique price for the unique service you require.

Can I have a free sample?

Sure! Many ServiceScape editors provide free samples. You can submit a free sample request by doing the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find an editor you'd like to ask for a free sample.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Free Sample" button.
  4. Upload your writing and enter your project details.

If the editor accepts your free sample request, you will receive the sample edited version within a couple of days.

How do I contact an editor?

To contact an editor about your project, just do the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find the editor you'd like to contact.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Send Message" button.
  4. Write and send your message.

We will email you a notification as soon as your editor replies to your message.

How do I set up a teleconference with an editor?

If you would like to speak with an editor directly, just do the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find an editor you'd like to speak with on a teleconference call.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Teleconference" button.
  4. Enter the date and time you would like to have your discussion.

We will contact you right away about availability and set up the teleconference for all parties involved.

Where can I find ratings and reviews for editors?

You can find ratings and reviews from past clients within most editor profiles. Just find your editor and click on the "View Profile" button to see them. You can also read ServiceScape ratings and reviews on eKomi. In addition, ServiceScape has been featured in several publications and websites, including The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, UpWork, HuffPost, Indeed, and The Ladders.

Can I see examples of work the editors have done in the past?

Many editors have portfolios which feature their editing. Just find your editor and click on the "View Profile" button to view these edited versions.

Where can I find price and due date information?

A list of prices and due dates can be found within each editor's profile. Just find your editor and click on the "View Profile" button.

Do you provide editing certifications?

Yes, we provide editing certifications. Simply request the document when you hire an editor. When your project is delivered, you can download the editing certification by clicking on your project and clicking on the "Certification" button. These signed declarations certify that a document has been professionally edited by a ServiceScape editor.

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